Saulius Paukstys with the Frank Zappa bust     (Arturas Baublys)

Saulius Paukstys with the Frank Zappa bust (Arturas Baublys)

Today, December 21st is Frank Zappa’s birthday. It marks the end of Zappadan and the city of Baltimore has declared today to be Frank Zappa Day. The city of Vilnius, Lithuania has presented a bronze bust of Zappa to Baltiomore, which is still looking for an appropriate place to put it. Of course, Baltimore already has one.

Here’s a rather long video of an interview that Zappa did on the Arsineo Hall show in 1989. When he talks about “the last eight years” he is referring to the Reagan administration and George Bush is George H. W.

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