Steve S.

Zappa Guitar progression and songs

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Hi I am looking to find chords and progression for some Zappa songs like, 200 years Old , adbvanced Romance from Bongo Fury  old and Stink-foot from Apostrophe...
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Ship Ahoy question

Ship Ahoy question

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what did Frank use to create this track?  I have owned a Subdecay Proteus for many years and it comes close but doesn't nail it.  Such a wonderful track from the Shut Up releases, by far my favorite from the trio.  It is such...
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HAVE YOU SEEN THIS?!?

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS?!?

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https://youtu.be/7G9otXcqwz0...
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Sam D.

Where is Tommy Mars??

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Hey Dweezil, im humbled and honored to chat with you here.  Your shows have been the highlight of each year ever since you have been doing them and I cant thank you enough for all of your efforts.  Its always amazing to see...
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Let's make the water turn black

Let's make the water turn black

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Hi Dweezil !   I hope you and the family are doing well.  I have the most ridiculous question ever -- my wife and I have a difference of opinion that we hope you can settle -- is "Let's Make the Water Turn Black" in 2/4 or...
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The 14 year old me would like it if

The 14 year old me would like it if

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Mr Zappa could possibly post a quick lesson for "Let's Talk About It" because the 49 year old me still can't figure it all out. Love that album, used to have it on vinyl but the solo on that song in particular is epic. I...
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kenneth d.

"Peaches" pedal 'E'

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When you play Peaches en Regalia why don't I hear the low pedal 'E' at around 2:24 ? Need that !!...
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Randy Rhoads

Randy Rhoads

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Hi DZ - I’m listening to your Dean Delray interview. You’ve consistently mentioned Randy Rhoads as a formative influence alongside Frank and Eddie. Personally, even though I love Eddie, Randy was the guitarist that inspired...
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Atonal composition inspired in FZ

Atonal composition inspired in FZ

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Hope you enjoy :) https://youtu.be/9Vv_yTVJPgA...
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Twin pack cassette - WACF/Fair Warning

Twin pack cassette - WACF/Fair Warning

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I thought about this the other day while listening to the RWTD podcast .... Anyone remember seeing the Van Halen Warner Brothers release that was a twin pack cassette package with WACF/Faiar Warning on 1 cassette tape?  WACF...
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Thelonius Monk

Thelonius Monk

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Was it thelonius monk who was complimented on solo and then replied “you should have heard what I was trying to play!” ?? Somehow I think most musicians can relate....
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Phase 2 Lumpy factoid

Phase 2 Lumpy factoid

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I worked in commercial printing for 20+ years, and when a friend gave me an original vinyl of "We're Only in it for the Money", I had heard the stories about FZ trying to get permission... Upon closer inspection, I realized...
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Famous Zappa covers

Famous Zappa covers

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One of my favorite non-Frank versions of "Peaches en Regalia" was on the Dixie Dregs live album "California Screamin'" which Dweezil guested on.  There are not too many bands than can take on the task of covering Frank's...
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Roger D.

Axe-Fx III patches ?

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I bought the 5150 Bundle and have really, REALLY been enjoying it ! Since DZ is covering Fair Warning territory now, and I think he mentioned that's the sound he's going for in the Axe-Fx ( ? ) ..., I was wondering if anyone...
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egross714

"Via Zammata' demos and rarities"

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Can someone please point me in the right direction as to where I might be able to purchase a copy of the "Via Zammata' demos and rarities".  I didn’t know until today that this even existed and I am dying to own a copy....
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