LA Weekly


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2008 September 19-25

Vol. 30 No. 44


Racy Against Time
By Steven Leigh Morris, pp 28-29, 31-32 

Twenty-nine years later, Zappa's rock opera, Joe's Garage, gets its premiere.

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2008 December 12-18

Vol. 31 No. 4 


The Resurrection of Frank Zappa's Soul
By Casey Dolan, p 80

Fifteen years ago last Thursday, American iconoclast Frank Zappa died at age 52; on December 21, he would have been 68. He left an impressive body of musical work, both on his commercial recordings and on various unreleased media, enough material to keep several people employed for years to come in preserving his legacy. His son Dweezil is currently in the middle of a three-night stand at the Roxy, which runs through Saturday, December 13. The younger Zappa and his band perform as Zappa Plays Zappa, and the stint commemorates the 35th anniversary of Dweezil’s father’s own recorded performances at the venue. And Frank’s widow, Gail, administers the Zappa Family Trust. (read more

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2011 January 7-13

Vol. 33 No. 7 


School Of Beefheart
p 62

A live tribute to the late Captain, by disciple Gary Lucas.

(On page 37 is Captain Beefheart Symposium announced, hosted by Gary Lucas.) 


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