Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa (December 21, 1940 — December 4, 1993) was an American musician, composer, producer, and bandleader with a career that spanned three decades. He emerged as the frontman of the Mothers of Invention, an LA-based avant-garde rock band that combined pop parody with psychedelia and free jazz on the 1966–69 albums Freak Out!, Absolutely […]

The Mothers of Invention – We’re Only in It for the Money (1968)

We’re Only in It for the Money is the third album by Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, released in 1968 on Verve. Tracklist: A1. “Are You Hung Up?” (1:23) A2. “Who Needs the Peace Corps?” (2:34) A3. “Concentration Moon” (2:32) A4. “Mom & Dad” (2:16) A5. “Bow Tie Daddy” (1:22) A6. “Harry, You’re […]

The Mothers of Invention ‎– Uncle Meat (1969)

Uncle Meat is a 1969 double-album by Frank Zappa and the The Mothers of Invention. The album — his sixth overall and fifth under the “Mothers” nameplate — is his first release to appear on Bizarre Records, which the artist established as a signature imprint under Warner/Reprise. Tracklist: A 1. “Uncle Meat: Main Title Theme” […]

Geronimo Black

Geronimo Black was an American rock band that released a self-titled album on Uni Records in 1972. They were formed by drummer Jimmy Carl Black and reedist Bunk Gardner, both longtime members of Frank Zappa‘s Mothers of Invention. Guitarist Denny Walley later backed Zappa and joined Captain Beefheart‘s Magic Band. They reconvened as Geronimo Black […]