Onetime Zappa Bassist Releases Memoir
Bassist Arthur Barrow, known for his time with Frank Zappa in the late 1970s and early 1980s, as well as his multi-instrumentalist turns with Billy Idol, Nina Hagen, Berlin and more, has penned a book, Of Course I Said Yes!: The Amazing Adventures of a Life in Music.
Barrow, who played on Zappa’s Joe’s Garage Act I, Joe’s Garage Acts II & III, and You Are What You Is, also worked on music with The Doors’ guitarist Robby Krieger, as well as with super-producer Giorgio Moroder.
According to reviews, Barrow’s book shares a great deal about Barrow’s experiences with Zappa, while also describing what it’s like to be a Los Angeles-based musician. Plenty of famous names make appearances in the account, too.
The 206-page paperback is available through Amazon.