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Frank Zappa’s We’re Only In It For The Money Is The ’60s Psych Satire That Became A ’60s Psych Classic

"To be the man, you gotta beat the man, and...I’m the man." - The Nature Boy, Ric Flair Statistically, there’s a good chance…
Bruce Hamilton | March 2, 2018 - 9:35 am

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Little Feat’s “Willin'” And This Is Us: The Trucker Ballad’s Long, Winding Path To Pop Culture

This week, UMG is releasing the official soundtrack album for the NBC series This Is Us, network TV's big breakout hit of the 2016 Fall…
Al Shipley | September 14, 2017 - 3:42 pm

2016 In Review

The 18 Beefiest Music Beefs Of 2016

It's been such a shitty year that making a list of the biggest music beefs -- like I did last year, and the site has…
James Rettig | December 16, 2016 - 12:03 pm

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A Frank Zappa Hologram Is Going On Tour

They're still making holograms of dead musicians! And now Frank Zappa is about to appear in ephemeral, flickering, made-of-light form! The avant-rock legend, who died…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2017 - 10:30 am

2016 In Review

The 18 Beefiest Music Beefs Of 2016

It's been such a shitty year that making a list of the biggest music beefs -- like I did last year, and the site has…
James Rettig | December 16, 2016 - 12:03 pm

Zappa Family Feud Spills Onto Social Media

For years, Dweezil Zappa, the guitarist son of avant-rock innovator Frank Zappa, has paid tribute to his father with a touring act called Zappa Plays…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2016 - 10:19 am