I admit, Frank Zappa's music may be an acquired taste. I've been listening to Zappa for decades and it never gets old.

Evening Standard, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Evening Standard, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Especially Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention live at the Fillmore.  It's one of those records that the more you listen, the better it gets.

I play Frank on the radio because he never got the radio play he deserved. He even went to the extent of releasing records under fake names. Reuben and the Jets being just one of them.

Frank was excentric, to say the least. In 1963 his drivers license expired and rather than go through the whole DMV nightmare of renewal, he simply quit driving.

We lost Frank to cancer in 1993 at the age of 52. had he lived I think he would have ended up in politics. He was a pretty smart guy and had some great insight into the world situation.

He once suggested replacing income tax with a national sales tax. He said this way the rich would pay their share. Even drug dealers would pay whenever they bought something. You pay on what you spent.

So, it's Frank Zappa in Baxter's Attic today.  Enjoy..

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