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Music Reviews: A 50th-Anniversary Edition of Frank Zappa’s ‘200 Motels’ plus Jeff Tweedy’s ‘Chelsea Walls’ Soundtrack and Josh Caterer’s ‘Space Sessions’

A deluxe version of Zappa's '200 Motels' fills six CDs. Also, a reissue of the 'Chelsea Walls' soundtrack, with music by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy; and Josh Caterer's latest.

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Music Reviews: Frank Zappa’s Final US Concert, plus Ashley Riley, Richard X. Heyman, Raoul Vignal, and Nefesh Mountain

A previously unreleased live set from Zappa, one of rock's most versatile and idiosyncratic performers. Also: Ashley Riley's gorgeous CD and more new releases.

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Music Review: Frank Zappa – ‘ZAPPAtite: Frank Zappa’s Tastiest Tracks’

From the sonic exuberance of “Dancin’ Fool” and “Tell Me You Love Me” to the funky dissonance of “You Are What You Is” and “Joe’s Garage” to the bathroom-humor excellence of “Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow” and “Titties and Beer,” this album will give you just as much of a “taste” for Frank Zappa’s music as his son’s "Zappa Plays Zappa" did for me some eight years ago.

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