Frank Zappa
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Frank Zappa's weird musical legacy

Twenty years after his death Frank Zappa will have his music played at the Royal Albert Hall.

His band The Mothers of Invention were banned from the famous London venue on grounds of obscenity, but a revival of interest in the Californian experimental composer and rock star has meant his work is being performed at three UK venues this summer.

BBC 6 Music presenter and self-confessed Zappa fan Stuart Maconie spoke to The World at One about the enigmatic musicians enduring appeal.

  • 31 Jul 2013