Wednesday, February 24, 2021


Eventually, The Others Of Invention will count three volumes.
Each volume will be made available as a black & white paperback, but also as a full colour hardcover book.

“The Others Of Invention” lists bands and artists that have recorded and released compositions that were written by Frank Zappa. It also includes recordings that Frank Zappa contributed to, a handful of tributes, and even a couple of albums that include references to Frank Zappa.

The paperbacks will be available through Amazon. Print-on-Demand.
The luxurious hardcover through a Dutch on-line book shop. Print-on-Demand.

The paperback versions of Volume 1 and Volume 2 are already available.
If you want to order a copy, pick an Amazon location near you to avoid high shipping costs.
A paperback copy = 30 US $ (or 26 €), plus shipping.

The hardcover versions of Volume 1 and Volume 2 will be ready in about two weeks.
A hardcover copy will cost 72 € plus shipping (and these are heavy books as each volume counts over 400 pages).

  • Volume 1 = FZ discography + OOI 1966 - 1999
  • Volume 2 = OOI 2000 - 2012
  • Volume 3 = OOI 2013 - 2020 + Zappanale productions
               + composition and artist index for the 3 volumes.

Paperback through Amazon is offered on, Amazon France, Germany, Spain and Japan.

Here's the link for (USA) for Volume 1

Here's the link for (Germany) for Volume 2

This link has an "Look Inside" option, mentioned above the picture on the book on the Amazon website. This should give you a pretty good idea of what's inside.

Here's a snapshot of the black & white print proof:

And from the hardcover print proof (although the lines between the entries have been removed in the meantime):

More info soon.

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