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Frank Zappa: Frank Generation

Richard Gehr, Village Voice, The, 17 February 1988

If I may be so crass as to adjudge a rock icon by his fans, I'd say Frank Zappa might have a demographics problem. Admittedly, the lines to the gentlemen's lounges were incredibly long last Thursday at the Beacon, where he performed one of his first shows after a four-year never-going-to-tour-again hiatus. But all those greasy dudes whipping out their dicks and pissing into the sinks while discussing Grateful Dead bootlegs made Morton Downey Jr.'s audience look like gene splicers by comparison.

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