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Zappa’s Geeky Opus on Geek EmaNation Podcast!

April 17, 2015
10:40 am

200 MotelsIn 1971 geeky maestro FRANK ZAPPA led The MOTHERS OF INVENTION and a dysfunctional family of friends and fans (including the likes of RINGO STARR, KEITH MOON, and THEODORE BIKEL, and TURTLES’ alumni FLO & EDDIE) on a wild excursion into the extremes of self-indulgence with his film 200 Motels and the accompanying 2-LP soundtrack record.  Much of the guided insanity seems dated today, but the project still commands attention as an inspired work of collective stream-of-consciousness.  Hear the entire soundtrack and more music from the early-’70s era MOTHERS on this GE episode.  Hail to the geek king, fellow music geeks!


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