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Radio music brings back memories -- and places

...living at the time: Simon & Garfunkel's Cecilia when I was in Norfolk; The Who's Behind Blue Eyes in Maryland; Frank Zappa in the tropics; and, in college and ever after, Bob Dylan.As I said, radio took itself out of the running for my attention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-20/radio-music-brings-back-memor
'Rolling Stone' columnist out of touch with reality of economic freedom

"Free is when you don't have toPay for nothingOr do nothingWe want to be freeFree as the wind."? Frank Zappa, Teenage Wind When I was younger, I really enjoyed reading Rolling Stone.The magazine's "100 Best Albums of the Last Twenty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-02-08/rolling-stone-co
Time takes away our musical memories

...who sang their songs, the Bryants are long gone. One of the two Righteous Brothers. Johnny Cash and June Carter. Frank Zappa, Patsy Cline, John Denver. A big chunk of Lynyrd Sky nyrd. Half of the Mamas and both of the Papas. One third of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-12/time-takes-away-our-musical-m
'108 Rock Star Guitars' reveals battle-ax beauty

...an inanimate object," Tom Scholz of the group Boston tells Johnson.Steve Vai, who went solo after playing with Frank Zappa's band, once described his guitar as "the voice of my heart" in moments of depression, euphoria and "divine love...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-07/108-rock-star-guitars-reveals-battl
I tripped over my hair on my way to the equator

...closer than 600 miles to it. Besides, after I finally let my hair grow, it wasn't anything like The Beatles or Frank Zappa had. It was sort of serial-killer stringy.Not long after graduation, I returned to a "normal" haircut and began...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-18/i-tripped-over-my-hair-my-way
Blind Willie McTell biography tells story of local music hero

...fans, and contains a good deal of Georgia history." Mr. Gray has authored or co-authored books about musicians Frank Zappa, Elvis Presley and Mr. Dylan, including The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (2006). It was while researching Mr. Dylan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/15/rho_551890.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes | Paine College
Sonic Spotlight: Markus Favors

...ever since. Keyboards -- actually when I was going to school for music at ASU, you had to be piano proficient in order to graduate, so I just became proficient at piano." FAVORITE ALBUM: Joe's Garage: Acts I, II & III, by Frank Zappa

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/18/mus_527979.shtml
Music | Augusta State University
Celebrating a century of baseball's anthem

...United States, yet few know all its lyrics. It's been recorded by more than 400 artists, from Frank Sinatra to Frank Zappa. It's been performed live by Mike Ditka and Ozzy Osbourne -- with varying skill levels. Six-year-olds and 96-year-olds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/15/bas_465736.shtml
Baseball
Fifty recordings chosen for preservation

...B. King, 1965 -"Are You Experienced?" Jimi Hendrix Experience, 1967 -"We're Only in It for the Money," Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, 1968 -"Switched-On Bach," Wendy Carlos, 1968 -"Oh Happy Day," Edwin Hawkins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/12/mus_77105.shtml
Music
Is your band on a roll?

...rocker like Blue Collar Man or Too Much Time on My Hands, there was a wimpy number such as Babe or Best of Times. ? Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention were an acquired taste. Zappa was wildly creative, but much of his stuff is difficult...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/02/mus_445872.shtml
Music