Sunday, March 4, 2012


Van Dyke Parks was part of The Mothers fir a very short time (pre-"Freak Out"). He did play with various Zappa alumni afterwards, and his compositions were performed by Jimmy Carl Black, among others.
Last year the Bananastan label released 6 singles by Van Dyke. I can't tell you anything about the music, but the artwork is stunning.
Here are some covers & back-covers of the series.

Pictures and extra data have been added to the U.M.Archives.

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