zapp (2:41:47) A celebration of the music, politics, memories and the conspiracy surrounding a no-doubt genius, Frank Zappa.

intro .. Frank Edward Nora explores MK Ultra (etc.) and Zappa .. PQ Ribber recalls fond days growing up with Zappa in his ears .. Marc Rose testifies to the political side of Zappa .. Shambles Constant recalls his few memories of the man .. Your host Jimbo has the Week in Review and explores the musical side of Zappa

You’re all invited to be a part of next week’s show; you can tell us all what’s on your mind about the following topic: Close Calls

Please have your contributions sent to Jimbo by 🕖 7 pm EDT, July 17, 2017. If you know Jimbo’s e-mail address, send your contribution there. Otherwise, send your contributions to

Music credit (in order):
Florentine Pogen (intro) (Napoleon Murphy Brock), Uncle Remus (Ike Willis), Call Any Vegetable (Zappatime), Twenty Small Cigars (Tyler Bartram), Zomby Woof (Rachael Flowers), I’m the Slime (The Jauntee), San Ber’dino (unknown), Inca Roads (Mike Keneally and Bryan Beller)

Attribution by Jimbo. Guests appear courtesy of themselves.

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Released July 2017 on The Overnightscape Underground (, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a free-form monologue style, with diverse and very clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

7 Responses to “OVERNIGHTSCAPE CENTRAL [ 345 ] – Frank Zappa”
  1. Marc says:

    Loved the show Jimbo, great stuff from everybody. If you ever revisit this topic, I’d be happy to do a more musical swipe!

  2. Jimbo says:

    Maybe on the Hey Everybody vein of unconcho….

    and an amulet….

  3. Jimbo says:

    By the way, there is no way to understand the music of Zappa without listening to it many times. The Zappa lyrics are very strange and humorous and the music is just nuts. Sometimes I just shake my head. Sometimes it is quite beyond me.

  4. Jeff Pollard says:

    Who’s ‘Frank Zappa’?


  5. Jimbo says:

    Pinch runner, KC Athletics…

  6. Jeff Pollard says:

    I thought for sure it was Frankie Zak you two were gushing over —


  7. Jimbo says:


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