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Frank Zappa, Popular Music and Politics

Having recently returned from a fantastic conference on ‘music and protest’ at the University of Limerick’, it got me thinking about an unpublished Zappa paper that I wrote around 7 years ago. I have copied and pasted the unedited version … Continue reading

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Dickie’s Such An Asshole:Slideshare Files

For those of you that are interested, here are the powerpoint slides of the presentation of Zappa that I am giving at Bristol University at the end of April. See me previous post for a podcast of the entire presentation … Continue reading

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Dickie’s Such An Asshole: Frank Zappa Popular Music And Politics

Here is a visual podcast of the paper I am giving in Bristol later this month. It concerns Zappa’s relationship with Politics, and although it has the occasional mispronunciation – it is hopefully of interest. It is essentially a amended … Continue reading

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“Dickie’s Such An Asshole”: Frank Zappa, Popular Music and Politics

It seens a very long time since I posted anything related to Zappa, so here is an initial draft of a paper I am presenting at Bristol University in April. It still needs work (including around 1000 words taken out!), … Continue reading

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