By Neil Slaven
Song historian Neil Slaven has brilliantly chronicled the complicated strands of Zappa's lifestyles and paintings in a publication that would please not only Zappa enthusiasts yet an individual attracted to the background of rock tune.
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No bane, no gain.
And for Robynne, the wild little lion cub. '. . ' Don Quixote, Book Four, Chapter One Miguel de Cervantes (translated by Tobias Smollett, 1755) There's only one reason to write: because you consider yourself to be a writer, and you want people to pay attention to what you wrote. It's the bane of your existence that you must write about somebody else doing something that you can't do. Frank Zappa, Zappa! No bane, no gain.
This successful biography has now been revised and reprinted and is still the most comprehensive chronicle of his extraordinary life and career. Neil Slaven has brilliantly brought together the complex strands of Zappa's life and work in a book that will please not just Zappa fans but anyone interested in the history of rock music. Fully illustrated and includes a comprehensive discography. Electric Don Quixote ■■■ the definitive story of ■ ■■■■ Frank Zappa Neil Slaven O OMNIBUS PRESS London/New York/Paris/Sydney/Copenhagen/Madrid/Tokyo For my parents, Agnes and John, who never stand in the way and always pick up the pieces.