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Zappa And the And – the Final Blog!

Well – I finally got my copies of my Zappa book last week – so this will probably be the last time I blog about it (hip – hip……). I would really appreciate anyone helping with the social network side … Continue reading

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Chapter 12: Zappa and Death

Here is the final chapter from Zappa and the And – by Paula Hearsum – Zappa and Death. This is in fact the only chapter that is any sort of chronological order – but I felt it was difficult to … Continue reading

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Zappa and the Avant-Garde: Artifice/Absorption/Expression

Well – I finally did the proof of the index for Zappa And The And this week – it will be published the end of January – so I thought I had better post the final couple of extract chapters … Continue reading

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Zappa and the And: Zappa and the Freaks: Recording Wild Man Fischer

Chapter 9 of the Zappa book is by David Sanjek – who sadly passed away only 2-3 weeks after sending me the finished chapter. David was an outstanding academic with an encyclopaedic knowledge of popular music. I am really proud … Continue reading

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Zappa and the And: Extract of Chapter 1

As promised, here is the first of what will be a series of short introductions of the forthcoming Zappa book. Chapter 1 is by my friend and colleague Prof. Richard Hand. Richard can actually be accredited for my recent obsession … Continue reading

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Zappa And The And: Ideas for cover of book

I am eventually in the closing stages of finishing the Zappa book. Playing around with some ideas for the cover – See below.

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New Frank Zappa Book

I eventually got the contract for my Zappa edited collection this week ‘Zappa and the And: A Contextual Analysis of his Legacy’.Ā  If everything goes to plan, it will be released toward the end of 2012, and I will use … Continue reading

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