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  1. Staffan
    April 17th, 2012 @ 10:02 am

    Thank you for doing a feature of the greatest guitar player who have ever lived! Franks solo pieces are just incredible, I´ve never heard any guitarist of any genre coming even close to Zappas originality and expressive tone! Sure, some of his pieces are “hard” to listen to – but that´s due to the fact that he was a “risk-taker” in soling (and composing) and that sometimes didn’t work out… but when it did (and more often than not it did) then – whoa!

    Some of his great guitar work can be heard on these albums:
    Sheik Yerbouti
    Apostrophé
    Them or Us
    Zoot Allures
    … and of course the albums mentioned in this article!

    If you´ve never heard Zappa – congratulations, you´ve got a whole new musical universe to discover! :-)