NEW FRANK ZAPPA BOOK: VINYL IS NOT DEAD - IT JUST SMELLS FUNNY by Dieter Jakob
After 5 years of work and fun, THE FRANK ZAPPA SINGLE BOOK is finally at the printers! The title is "Vinyl is not dead - it just smells funny". A book in English language made from a collector for fans and collectors. On more than 500 full colored pages, every single, maxi, and EP with Frank Zappa contribution is exposed, including more than 3000 photos, many background information and a price guide. Furthermore you'll find pictures of the rarest test pressings, acetates, cover and label variations, a price guide, and a lot of other weird stuff.
The book consists of a preface from Jeff Simmons (bassist/rhythm guitarist of the Mothers of Invention from 1970 and 1974) and Napoleon Murphy Brock (saxophone/flute/vocals of Frank Zappa between 1974 and 1984), the great full colored cover design is done by Cal Schenkel (artwork designer of many Frank Zappa records).
Pre-orders are available for 99 EUR (+ shipping cost, depending on where you live) at:
The book will be delivered after Zappanale (mid August). If you'll visit Zappanale, you can purchase the book in the Zappanale exhibition rooms (Am Markt 3, Bad Doberan, Germany) for the reduced price. After Zappanale the regular price is 110 EUR.