‘Hot Rats’ at 50: just exactly just How Frank Zappa busted up their musical organization, relocated to L.A. And helped invent jazz-rock

‘Hot Rats’ at 50: just exactly just How Frank Zappa busted up their musical organization, relocated to L.A. And helped invent jazz-rock

America in 1969 had been almost since strange as its today.

A apparently endless war in Southeast Asia, the horrific assassinations of governmental progressives and creepy Richard Nixon’s presidency cast shadows perhaps the final flickering flames of summer time love couldn’t dispel. (Charles Manson didn’t help. )

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