Frank Zappa: From Straight to Bizarre

Frank Zappa: From Straight to Bizarre

     
 
This documentary charts the colorful history of Bizarre and Straight, the two record labels created by Frank Zappa in 1968 in order to get himself out of the unfavorable contract he had signed with his label up to that point. Such famous names as Lord Buckley, Tim Buckley, Alice Cooper, and Captain Beefheart would make the label a successful artistic endeavor. The

Overview

This documentary charts the colorful history of Bizarre and Straight, the two record labels created by Frank Zappa in 1968 in order to get himself out of the unfavorable contract he had signed with his label up to that point. Such famous names as Lord Buckley, Tim Buckley, Alice Cooper, and Captain Beefheart would make the label a successful artistic endeavor. The filmmakers interview a number of peole who recorded for or worked at the labels including Pamela Des Barres and Kim Fowley, as well as a handful of rock critics who provide historical perspective on the events discussed.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/21/2012
UPC:
0823564527291
Original Release:
2011
Source:
Sexy Intellectual
Region Code:
0
Sound:
[stereo]
Time:
2:41:00
Sales rank:
44,189

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- From Straight to Bizarre: Zappa, Beefheart, Alice Cooper and LA's Lunatic Fringe
1. Intro [2:19]
2. Bizarre Productions [4:52]
3. Sandy Hurvitz [11:08]
4. Back to the Freak Kingdom [3:49]
5. Wildman and the GTOs [10:19]
6. Enter Beefheart [10:31]
7. A Man Called Alice [6:40]
8. Jeff Simmons [2:33]
9. The House on the Hill [10:25]
10. Bizarre Records Launches [9:05]
11. An Evening with Wildman Fischer [11:21]
12. Pretties for You [3:12]
13. Troutmask Replica [2:03]
14. In and Out of The Easy Chair [11:35]
15. Permanent Damage [9:29]
16. The Other Side of Bizarre/Straight [7:06]
17. The Persuasions [6:27]
18. Left to Their Own Devices [7:09]
19. Lick My Decals Off, Baby [6:14]
20. Breaking Away [11:39]

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