The Rolling Stone Interviews
Vol. 1
Editors of Rolling Stone

Warner Paperback Library
1974 (First printing 1971)
466 pp, paperback, 18 x 10,5 cm

Frank Zappa interview by Jerry Hopkins, Spring 1968.

Whatever it is you do, do you feel you are getting across? Are the people accepting it, understanding it?

We were pretty excited about the reception we got in Salt Lake City last week. For the first time the middle-class audience seemed to have got the idea of what we were doing. They heard it for what it was and they seemed to make a decision of whether or not they liked it not just "Oh boy, they're freaky!" They seemed to be able to differentiate between the different musical qualities. I think it is a matter of exposure more than anything else. When we started we were the only ones doing it. People could say it was weird. Then gradually some of the other groups started picking up some of the things that we do. The innovations were absorbed by the more popular groups. So when the kids would hear the records on the radio by the good clean wholesome groups, it stretched their cars out a bit. (read more)

Vol. 2

Conversaciones con el Rock
Tomo I
Eric Clapton, Ravi Shankar, Mike Bloofield, Frank Zappa, Booker T. & the M.G.s, Peter Townshend, Mick Jagger, Jim Morrison hablan a Rolling Stone

Ayuso/Akal Editores, Madrid
ISBN 84-336-0085-0
196pp, paperback, 21 x 13 cm

Collection: Expresiones.
Music serie, directed by Juan Pablo Silvestre.
Cover: César Bobis
FZ interviewed by Jerry Hopkins. 16 pages. Translated by Ramón García.
Original Title: "The Rolling Stones Interviews".
1968 FZ interview Original copyright by Straight Arrow Publishsers Inc.

Source: Javier Marcote