#1
I haven't really checked out his music, but there's a review for the album Sheik Yerbouti on the homepage. I read it, but I didn't don't understand.

What is it about Frank Zappa that makes him such a genius? What is it that makes him so influential?

I'm not putting the man down, because I've never listened to his stuff, but no one ever gives a clear cut reason WHY he's so good.

It's gotta be the facial hair.
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#4
He did away with all conventions in "Pop" music.
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#7
There is a huge Zappa thread in which you may find the answer to your query. Happy reading
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#9
Let's see...

He's probably one of the most diverse artists ever, from doo-wop to jazz to modern classical to dance, he pretty much went everywhere. He delivered biting social commentary, was against censorship, could play a mean guitar, could write good songs, and helped develop psychedelic music (despite taking no drugs and despising hippies).

What more could you want?
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Let's see...

He's probably one of the most diverse artists ever, from doo-wop to jazz to modern classical to dance, he pretty much went everywhere. He delivered biting social commentary, was against censorship, could play a mean guitar, could write good songs, and helped develop psychedelic music (despite taking no drugs and despising hippies).

What more could you want?


hahaha well said.