VINYL IS NOT DEAD, IT JUST SMELLS FUNNY - THE FRANK ZAPPA SINGLES
Dieter Jakob

Synergia Verlag Germany
2013
ISBN 978-3939272861
530 pp, hardcover, 30 x 21,5 cm
English


Another high quality book from Dieter Jakob (see also You Can't Do That On Bootz Anymore - Volume 1 - The Vinyl, You Can't Do That On Bootz Anymore - Volume 2 - The CDs). This time not more a privately published limited edition, but edition Synergia published book with higher print-run.

Dieter Jakob:

After more than 5 years of work, THE FRANK ZAPPA SINGLE BOOK is ready! The title is “VINYL IS NOT DEAD, IT JUST SMELLS FUNNY – THE FRANK ZAPPA SINGLES”. A book in English language made from a collector for fans and lovers of Zappa’s work on vinyl. On 530 full colored pages, every single, maxi, and EP with Frank Zappa contribution is exposed, including more than 3000 color photos, many back- ground information and a price guide. Furthermore you’ll find pictures of the rarest test pressings, acetates, cover and label variations, a price guide, and a lot of other weird stuff.

The book consists of a preface from Jeff Simmons (bassist/rhythm guitarist of the Mothers of Invention from 1970 and 1974) and Napoleon Murphy Brock (Grammy winner in 2009, saxophone/flute/vocals of Frank Zappa between 1974 and 1984), the cover design is made by Cal Schenkel (artwork designer of many Frank Zappa records).

The book will be in the focus of the 2013 ale Exhibition from 31.7.-4.8.2013 in Bad Doberan, Germany which deals this year with Frank Zappa’s singles on vinyl.

idiotbastard.com:

An English language book made by a collector for fans and collectors, Vinyl Is Not Dead - It Just Smells Funny: The Frank Zappa Singles by Dieter Jakob can now be pre-ordered by emailing: dieter.jakob@t-online.de. Cost is 110 Euros plus shipping (dependant on where you live). On more than 500 full coloured pages: every single, maxi and EP with contributions big and small by FZ. More than 3000 photos of the rarest test pressings, acetates, cover and label variations, a price guide, and a lot of other weird stuff. Features a preface by Jeff Simmons and Napoleon Murphy Brock, and a cover design by Cal Schenkel.

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