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Frank Zappa: Portrait Of The Artist As A Businessman

Paul Phillips, Rob Partridge, Cream, January 1972

"IF you’re making £10 a night, you’ll be screwed. When you’re making £1,000 a night, you’ll still get screwed... only you’re being screwed for more." A rather simplified assessment of the economics of being a rock star, but, unfortunately, an assessment which too many artists can back up with experience. Unless...

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