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The Legacy of Frank Zappa

Stuart looks at how Frank Zappa is perceived today, 20 years after his death with clips from his wife, their son and musicians under his influence. A stanch believer in educating the public in all musical idioms from doo-wop to 12-tone, Frank's music has raised many questions and eyebrows! But has public opinion of difficult, genre crossing music really changed over the last two decades?

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Sun 8 Dec 2013 20:00

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