Worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in New York City in what had been a traditional centre for artists in the jazz, rhythm’n’blues and early rock’n’roll communities.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution, with even the most forward-thinking music looking to the past for inspiration.
History can be divided as pre-Pepper and post Pepper.
Frank Zappa's enigmatic 'Burnt Weeny Sandwich', the 1970 follow-up to the prolific composer's acclaimed 'Hot Rats' is to be reissued on 180g vinyl in July.
After years of toil, the Scottish frontman and his band were en route to the UK album top ten.
'Zappa In New York' was a record of how the maestro spent Christmas 1976.
ABBA, The Rolling Stones, Elton John, The Who and Frank Zappa are among the superstar artists confirmed with exclusives for Record Store Day 2018.
Going down in history as some of Zappa’s finest ever live shows, the four LA Roxy performances are collected in one mother of a box set.
The Love Song - some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
John Mayall entered the UK charts with Blues From Laurel Canyon, his first “solo” record since retiring the Bluesbreakers, on 18 January 1969.
From its glitzy beginnings to its hair metal heyday, we’re tracing the history of the Whisky a Go Go, one of the most storied clubs in America.
The Roxy Performances, a 7CD box set of all of the 1973 concerts by Frank Zappa and the Mothers, will be released by Zappa Records/UMe on 2 February 2018.
Frank Zappa: one of the few artists who deserves the epithet ‘genius’. Follow his career and take a look at our pick of the top 20 Frank Zappa songs.
Released in December 1970, Captain Beefheart’s Lick My Decals Off, Baby found him bringing the ‘Trout Mask Replica’ era to its conclusion.
uDiscover celebrates the memory of a complete one-off. the irreplaceable Frank Zappa, who passed away, surrounded by his family, on 4 December 1993.