Posts Tagged ‘Frank Zappa’

City of Tiny Lights

February 10, 2018

“City of Tiny Lights,” written and performed by Frank Zappa. Video by Plasticdada II. The song has also inspired a novel and feature film.

City of tiny lights
Don’t you wanna go
Hear the tiny auto horns
When they tiny blow

 Zappa Family Trust website

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Zappa

October 30, 2016

Composer and musician Frank Zappa, interviewed by Howard Smith on June 6, 1971. Mr. Zappa was on tour with the Mothers of Invention promoting their album Chunga’s Revenge and the film 200 Motels.

Animated by Patrick Smith for Blank on Blank (PBS Digital). Colorist:Jennifer Yoo. Audio Producer: Amy Drozdowska.

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What’s New in Baltimore: Zappa

September 18, 2010

What's New in Baltimre: Zappa

Hey! What’s new in Baltimore?
Better go back and find out.
– Frank Vincent Zappa, “What’s New in Baltimore?”

Musician and composer Frank Zappa (1940-1993) was born in Baltimore, spending boyhood years in a Park Heights Avenue row house and at nearby Edgewood  Arsenal. His family moved to California in 1952, but Charm City is honoring its native son with a statute from Lithuania. There will also be free performances and a symposium at this weekend’s sculpture dedication.

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