A Plague Upon Your Ignorance: The Overwhelming Genius of Zappa

“I’m gonna tell you the way it is/And I’m not gonna be kind or easy” Frank Zappa, “Harry, You’re a Beast” The contributions that Frank Zappa made to music are a matter of historical record. As The Rolling Stone Album Guide notes, “Frank Zappa dabbled in virtually all kinds of music-and, whether guised as a satirical rocker, jazz-rock fusionist, guitar virtuoso, electronics wizard, or orchestral innovator, his eccentric genius was …continue…