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Apostrophe (') is an album by Frank Zappa, his eighteenth, released on March 22, 1974 in both stereo and quadraphonic formats. [1]

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An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Aynsley Dunbar

Aynsley Thomas Dunbar (born 10 January 1946) is an English drummer.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.

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Billboard Hot 100

The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.

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Bob Ludwig

Robert C. Ludwig (born c. 1945) is an American mastering engineer.

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The bouzouki (also buzuki; μπουζούκι; plural bouzoukia μπουζούκια) is a musical instrument popular in Greece that was brought there in the 1900s by Greek immigrants from Asia Minor, and quickly became the central instrument to the rebetiko genre and its music branches.

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Bruce Fowler

Bruce Lambourne Fowler (born July 10, 1947) is an American trombonist and composer.

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Cal Schenkel

Calvin "Cal" Schenkel (born January 27, 1947, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania) is an American illustrator, graphic designer, animator and comics artist, specializing in album cover design.

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The cello (plural cellos or celli) or violoncello is a string instrument.

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Chunga's Revenge

Chunga's Revenge is the third solo album by Frank Zappa, released on October 23, 1970.

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Classic Albums

Classic Albums is a British documentary series about pop, rock and heavy metal albums that are considered the best or most distinctive of a well-known band or musician or that exemplify a stage in the history of music.

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Comedy rock

Comedy rock is rock music mixed with comedy, often satire and parody.

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Cosmik Debris

"Cosmik Debris" is a song by American composer Frank Zappa, from his 1974 album Apostrophe (').

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Džuboks (Џубокс, trans. Jukebox) was a Yugoslav music magazine.

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DiscReet Records

DiscReet Records, self-identified simply as DiscReet, was a record label founded by Frank Zappa and his then business partner/manager Herb Cohen.

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Don "Sugarcane" Harris

Don Francis Bowman "Sugarcane" Harris (June 18, 1938 – November 30, 1999) was an American rock and roll violinist and guitarist.

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Don't Eat the Yellow Snow

"Don't Eat the Yellow Snow" is a suite made up of the first four tracks of Frank Zappa's album Apostrophe ('): "Don't Eat the Yellow Snow", "Nanook Rubs It", "St.

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Drum kit

A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.

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Eagle Rock Entertainment

Eagle Rock Entertainment is an international producer and distributor of music films and programming for cinema, television, DVD, Blu-ray, and downloadable media.

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Eskimo is an English term for the indigenous peoples who have traditionally inhabited the northern circumpolar region from eastern Siberia (Russia) to across Alaska (of the United States), Canada, and Greenland.

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Frank Zappa

Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, composer, activist and filmmaker.

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George Duke

George Duke (January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013) was an American musician, known as a keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer in both jazz and popular mainstream musical genres.

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The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.

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Guitar Player

Guitar Player is an American popular magazine for guitarists, founded in 1967 in San Jose, California, United States.

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Hard rock

Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.

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Hot Rats

Hot Rats is the second solo album by Frank Zappa.

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Ian Underwood

Ian Robertson Underwood (born May 22, 1939) is a woodwind and keyboards player, perhaps best known for his work with Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention.

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Imperial margarine

Imperial is a brand of margarine distributed by Unilever.

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Jack Bruce

John Symon Asher "Jack" Bruce (14 May 1943 – 25 October 2014) was a Scottish musician, singer and songwriter known primarily for his contributions to the British supergroup Cream, which also included the guitarist-singer Eric Clapton and the drummer Ginger Baker.

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Jazz fusion

Jazz fusion (also known as fusion) is a musical genre that developed in the late 1960s when musicians combined aspects of jazz harmony and improvisation with styles such as funk, rock, rhythm and blues, and Latin jazz.

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Jean-Luc Ponty

Jean-Luc Ponty (born 29 September 1942) is a French jazz violinist and composer.

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Jim Gordon (musician)

James Beck Gordon (born July 14, 1945) is an American musician and songwriter.

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John Guerin

John Payne Guerin (October 31, 1939 – January 5, 2004) was an American percussionist.

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'Läther' (or "Leather") is the sixty-fifth official album by Frank Zappa, released posthumously as a triple album on Rykodisc in 1996.

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In Inuit religion, Nanook (ᓇᓄᖅ,, lit. "polar bear") was the master of bears, meaning he decided if hunters deserved success in finding and hunting bears and punished violations of taboos.

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Napoleon Murphy Brock

Napoleon Murphy Brock (born June 7, 1945) is an American singer, saxophonist and flute player who is best known for his work with Frank Zappa in the 1970s, including the albums Apostrophe ('), Roxy & Elsewhere, One Size Fits All, and Bongo Fury.

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Over-Nite Sensation

Over-Nite Sensation is a studio album by Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention.

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Percussion instrument

A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.

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Progressive rock

Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.

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Quadraphonic sound

Quadraphonic (or Quadrophonic and sometimes Quadrasonic) sound – equivalent to what is now called 4.0 surround sound – uses four channels in which speakers are positioned at the four corners of the listening space, reproducing signals that are (wholly or in part) independent of one another.

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Ray Collins (musician)

Ray Collins (November 19, 1936 – December 24, 2012) was an American musician.

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Recording Industry Association of America

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.

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Robert Christgau

Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist and music journalist.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Roxy & Elsewhere

Roxy & Elsewhere is a live album by Frank Zappa and The Mothers, which was released in 1974.

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, (Scottish Gaelic: Conservatoire Rìoghail na h-Alba) formerly the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, is a conservatoire of dance, drama, music, production and film in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland.

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Ruth Underwood

Ruth Underwood (born Ruth Komanoff, May 23, 1946) is a musician best known for playing xylophone, marimba, vibraphone and other percussion instruments in Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention.

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The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.

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Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.

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Stereophonic sound

Stereophonic sound or, more commonly, stereo, is a method of sound reproduction that creates an illusion of multi-directional audible perspective.

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Studio Tan

Studio Tan is an album by Frank Zappa, first released in September 1978 on his own DiscReet Records label.

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The Crux of the Biscuit

The Crux of the Biscuit is a 2016 compilation album by American musician Frank Zappa, originally intended to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of his album Apostrophe(').

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Tom Fowler (musician)

Thomas W. Fowler (born June 10, 1951) is an American bass guitarist and upright bassist.

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Tony Duran (musician)

Anthony Phillip (Tony) Duran (14 October 1945, Los Angeles, California, USA − 19 December 2011, Bruceville, Texas, USA) was an American slide guitarist and singer.

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The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.

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Trouble Every Day (song)

"Trouble Every Day" (labeled in early prints as "Trouble Comin' Every Day") is a song by The Mothers of Invention, released on their 1966 debut album Freak Out! Frank Zappa wrote the song in 1965 at 1819 Bellevue Avenue, Echo Park, Los Angeles residence of a methamphetamine chemist referred to by Zappa as "Wild Bill the Mannequin-Fucker"Zappa, p. 71 after watching news coverage of the Watts Riots.

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A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.

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Tylko Rock

Tylko Rock (Only Rock) was a monthly hobby magazine published in Poland from 1991 until 2003.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.

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