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" Music is best" Frank Zappa

I am a diehard Frank Zappa fan. We are a breed apart from most. We are the ones who know this man is more than " Don't Eat the Yellow Snow" and " Montana". We're the ones who KNOW his music is genius, the ones who rate his guitar work with some of the greatest. The ones who know he was very active politically and testified before Congress regarding censorship and album ratings. Most of the friends I still have from my  college days are Zappa fans. I own at least 65 Zappa albums. So it was with great interest that I learned of a new 3 CD set called Lumpy Money. Lumpy Gravy and We're Only in it for the Money albums PLUS a third disc of rare and unreleased pieces. Rolling Stone's website has a version of a song from this collection that radio refused to play in 1968 because if was " too weird". You can judge for yourself by clicking here. If you're not that familiar with Zappa, here is a video of him doing a song that would be my personal  theme song, "Peaches En Regalia" In the words of the man himself: "Knowledge is not wisdom Wisdon is not truth Truth is not beauty Beauty is not  love Love is not music Music is Best"

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