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From: "greg williams" <gregorwilliams@comcast.net>

> Over twenty or so years, I have aquired an awe-inspiring collection of Zappa
> on CD, cassette tape and records, including many rare items and bootlegs -
> at last count I had around eighty titles scattered around the house.
> For my loopers delight weekend assignment I chose to listen to a recently
> released live set from the early seventies called "Imaginary Diseases",
> released posthumously by his family cottage-industry with his son Dweezil
> producing - The Dweez is an amazing guitarist in his own right, check out
> some of the Zappa plays Zappa videos on youtube. Imaginary Diseases kicks
> serious amounts of gluteous, particulary the tracks "Been to Kansas City in
> A Minor" - let that classically Zappaesque double-entendre seep in a moment
> - and "D.C. Boogie" with not one but two stupendous Zappa solos. The title
> track is also an otherwise unreleased instrumental little gem.
> Uncle Frank was an American treasure; equal parts serious composer, social
> and political critic, and vaudevillian band leader. His productivity,
> intellect and wit are still unrivalled in modern music history. Libertarian
> to the core, he fought his whole life against censorship, conformity,
> religion, timidity and stupidity - and had a whole heck of a lot of fun
> doing it! What an inspirational human.
> Thanks for the assignment.