Ha-ha! So true - My fave zappa tune of all time is Peaches En Regalia. Always enjoyed his album covers too.
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <no_re...@yahoogroups.com> wrote : Hot Rats, one of my all time favorite albums. The fellow was a genius but published too much of his enormous production. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <punditster@...> wrote : Frank Zappa lived in a log cabin formerly owned by cowboy actor Tom Mix on thid lot 1966 to 1968, when he left because too any weirdos were dropping in (not including John Mayall, who lived with Zappa when he first came to the U.S.). The L.A. Musical History Tour by Art Fein Faber and Faber, 1990 p. 134 Other titles of interest: Weird Scenes Inside The Canyon: Laurel Canyon, Covert Ops & The Dark Heart Of The Hippie Dream by David McGowan Headpress, 2014 Freak out! My life with Frank Zappa: http://www.dweezilzappaworld.com/groups/1963466 http://www.dweezilzappaworld.com/groups/1963466 > On 11/7/2014 11:08 AM, Bhairitu noozguru@... mailto:noozguru@... [FairfieldLife] wrote: > ...youmight have liked reading the link to the rather extensive history of Laurel Canyon. > Almost anyone who had any aspiration to being a singer and/or song writer passed through Laurel Canyon and the old Tom Mix Log Cabin. One of the strangest in the strange cast of characters in Laurel Canyon in 1967 was Frank Zappa. He rented the log cabin after we moved out - the strange part is that he was formerly in the military and he neither drank nor smoked - Frank was not a hippie - he was a "freak." Laurel Canyon Blvd. and Lookout Mountain Road, CA > After all you were there. > Hotel Laurel Canyon: "A strange cast of characters congregated in the Hollywood Hills where lots of rock bands seemed to be emerging into the spotlight at the same time. Countless rumors have materialized about what was really going there. Some people interpret the song "Hotel California" to be about the excesses of the Rock and Roll lifestyle, and as Don Henley put it, 'The underbelly of the American Dream'..." http://iamaphoney.blogspot.com/2009_03_01_archive.html http://iamaphoney.blogspot.com/2009_03_01_archive.html