Gail Zappa
Wife of Frank Zappa
Gail Zappa
Gail Zappa was the second wife of the late musician and composer Frank Zappa and is the executrix of the Zappa Family Trust. They met in 1966 when she was working at the Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles, and they were married on September 21, 1967, while she was pregnant with her first child, Moon Zappa. The marriage also produced children Dweezil Zappa, Ahmet Zappa, and Diva Zappa. She is an aunt to model/actress Lala Sloatman.
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Grammy Nominations 2017 Include Beyoncé And Adele
Huffington Post - 3 months
Awards season is about to begin and music’s biggest night will be here before you know it. On Tuesday morning, the Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 59th annual Grammy Awards.  Last year’s Best New Artist, Meghan Trainor, got things rolling by revealing the general field awards on “CBS This Morning,” and more nominations were announced throughout the day.  Beyoncé leads with nine nominations, while Drake and Rihanna follow close behind with eight each. Meanwhile, Chance the Rapper is nominated for seven awards and Adele earned herself five noms.  Head over to Grammy.com for a full list of all the nominations for 2017: Album Of The Year: 25 — Adele Lemonade — Beyoncé Purpose — Justin Bieber Views — Drake A Sailor’s Guide To Earth — Sturgill Simpson   Song Of The Year: “Formation”— Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan, Beyoncé Knowles, Michael L. Williams II, songwriters (Beyoncé) “Hello” — Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Adele) “I Took A Pill In I ...
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The Frank Zappa legacy: A look at where Moon Unit, Dweezil, Ahmet and Diva are today
LATimes - 8 months
Frank Zappa's rich musical and cultural legacy, and which children have a right to profit off it, have recently become the subject of a public and contentious family battle. The children of Frank and Gail Zappa - Moon Unit, Dweezil, Ahmet and Diva - were left unequal shares of the Zappa Family...
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Gail Zappa, Keeper of Her Rock Star Husband’s Legacy, Dies at 70
NYTimes - over 1 year
Mrs. Zappa was a model and a performer before she became the manager of a career and guardian of an image.
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Frank Zappa's widow, Gail Zappa, dead at age 70
Reuters.com - over 1 year
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Gail Zappa, the widow of rock music legend Frank Zappa, died on Wednesday in Los Angeles, her family said. She was 70 years old.
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Gail Zappa: Recipe for World Peace by Womb
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Recipe for World Peace by Womb: You will need 2 children for optimum results but one will do. First give birth and consider how much love you have in your heart for this child - beyond measure. Then give birth to one more child and notice how your heart which you thought was full, expands beyond measure for this child too. Add the rest of Humanity. gz
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Gail Zappa: Regarding Frank Zappa
The Huffington Post - over 4 years
This is gonna be about exercising your right to vote. And it is going to be about Frank Zappa -- maybe some stuff you didn't know about either subject but might, given the fast approaching Day of Destiny for our next four years, be of interest to you. Read More... More on Video
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Hochamt der Zappa-Jünger - Nordkurier
Google News - over 5 years
Das wir mit der Zappanale kein Geld verdienen wollen und auch gar nicht können, hat bisher leider nur Gail Zappa noch nicht kapiert und will nach bisher zwei misslungenen Versuchen nun wohl vor dem BGH klagen. Wie wichtig ist das ehrenamtliche
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Larry 'Wild Man' Fischer - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
Rhino issued the compilation The Fischer King in 1999 but the decision by Gail Zappa – who inherited her husband's musical copyrights on his death in 1993 – not to reissue An Evening With Wild Man Fischer became a personal and enduring bugbear
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Celebrating Frank Zappa's legacy - Baltic Times
Google News - over 5 years
All his family was in Vilnius: [his widow] Gail Zappa, and his daughter Diva Zappa. His other daughter, Moon Unit, was not there. I've never met Moon Unit Zappa. In Baltimore, Ahmet Zappa was also there, another brother of Dweezil
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Wild Man Fischer död - Svenska Dagbladet
Google News - over 5 years
... with Wild Man Fischer på skivmärket Bizarre Records. Dessutom spelade Fischer in duetten It's a hard business med Rosemary Clooney. Här är delar av en dokumentär om Fischer där Frank Zappa, Gail Zappa, Solomon Burke och Weird Al Yankovic medverkar
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ARTSBEAT; Frank Zappa Bust Unveiled in Baltimore
NYTimes - over 6 years
''There will come a time,'' Frank Zappa sang, ''when everybody who is lonely will be free to sing and dance and love.'' And there will come a time, he vowed, ''when you can even take your clothes off when you dance.'' Until then, the city of Baltimore has found a more traditional way to honor Zappa, the genre-bending avant-garde rock musician who
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MUSIC; They're Only in It For Frank's Legacy
NYTimes - over 10 years
IN the liner notes to the 1966 album ''Freak Out!'' by the Mothers of Invention, you can find the following things: annotations on the 14 songs, describing them variously as ''very greasy,'' ''trivial nonsense'' and ''what freaks sound like when you turn them loose in a recording studio''; an advertisement for a map that promises to reveal the
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