- Frank. 1940–93, US rock musician, songwriter, and experimental composer: founder and only permanent member of the Mothers of Invention. His recordings include Freak Out (1966), Hot Rats (1969), and Sheik Yerbouti (1979)
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“With or without a ransom, as the case may be,” said Zappa, coldly.
Zappa stood at a distance, contemplating the scene of havoc.
“And you,” said Zappa, in the same patois, turning to Bowse.
Fleetwood and Colonel Gauntlett both knew the voice of Zappa.
“We have done well to come here, Baldo,” observed Zappa to his mate.