'Blind Owl' Wilson, who died on 3 September 1970 and thus joined the infamous '27 Club,' was co-founder and principal writer with Canned Heat. This is their story.
'Zappa In New York' was a record of how the maestro spent Christmas 1976.
Late in 1974, the Ozarks were back with a swift follow-up to their self-titled debut, and back on the US chart with 'It’ll Shine When It Shines.'
Non-conformist to the core and a peerless satirist who nevertheless took his musicianship very seriously, Zappa left a huge legacy of recorded music.
The new beer is described as being “as wild and distinctive” as the artist himself.
Zappa's second release in his own name continued to challenge every convention known to the burgeoning US rock scene.
Even 50 years later, Frank Zappa's 'Absolutely Free' is more relevant than ever and will be available as an expanded vinyl edition on 29 September 2017.
The rise of Classic Rock in the 60s was nurtured with bands travelling across the Atlantic to play for crowds who saw music as something more than just pop.