bibliography - books about
not being general encyclopedias, or books about fz
since 08.96 - updated 010600
songs in the key of z - waiting for the sun - alt-rock-a-rama - stranded
SONGS IN THE KEY
OF Z the curious universe of outsider music
usa 2000 a capella isbn 1 55652 372 6
VARIOUS ARTISTS * SONGS IN THE KEY OF Z
usa 2000 which? records whi 2367
this book is a hobby project about musical abominations, weird ethnic recordings and renewing composers all gathered under the header 'outsiders'. to get a better idea of that universe there was made a ceedee with examples, and because of the combination of both media notes on the freak show to which captain beefheart hastely was added, can be found in a separate review.
WAITING FOR THE
SUN strange days, weird scenes and the sound of los angeles
usa 1996 viking isbn [cat.no. unknown] drawing front
england 1997 bloomsbury isbn 0-7475-3786-0 lettering front
i knew don van vliet was an important factor in the music scene of the deserts of lancaster, california; but he also seems to have played a role in that of the nearby city of los angeles. according to a reliable review it gets somewhat over-estimated in this book; and as long as i don't have the money to check this assertion i'll have to stay out of that discussion….
usa 1996 delta isbn 0-385-31360-8
an encyclopedia; but it includes a short story about how jeff moris tepper became a member of the magic band, and the ten commandments of guitar playing don handed down to him.
VARIOUS WRITERS edited by greil marcus
STRANDED rock and
roll for a desert island
usa 1996 da capo isbn 0-306-80682-7
reprint of the 1979 'robinson crusoe picks his favorite music' idea. langdon winner is the clever guy to choose TROUT MASK REPLICA and tells us about it on more than twelve pages.
click clack back to the library or return to the power station
captain beefheart electricity
as felt by teejo