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Frank Zappa: Baby Snakes

Barney Hoskyns, unpublished, Spring 2004

FRANK ZAPPA was an irrelevant, redundant figure by the late ‘70s. The object of dorkish devotion, Ol’ Silly Beard had meandered off into cul de sacs of muzo noodling and desperately puerile satire.

Total word count of piece: 1145


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