In a message dated 98-12-24 19:46:37 EST, firstname.lastname@example.org (DouglasWhitworth) wrote:
> In the light of the recent mails about Music with an extropian flavour,
I have to second this. Zappa's incredible breadth and eclecticism as a composer, instrumetalist and lyricist was one of the primary influences on my musical taste. At some point in the late 1970s I had a complete Zappa LP collection -- reproducing and completing it in digital form is one of my longterm goals. I also have to say that, although often tinged with a sharp darkness, Zappa's lyrics are usually extropian in the sense that they often express informed skepticism and creative humor at many, many levels.
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