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Scott Thunes, Arthur Barrow To Join Frank Zappa Hologram Tour
Concerts & Tours

Scott Thunes, Arthur Barrow To Join Frank Zappa Hologram Tour

Frank Zappa will once again grace the stage this year with the Bizarre World of Frank Zappa tour, which will feature a hologram of the late composer alongside his former band members, including bassists Scott Thunes and Arthur Barrow.

Groove – Episode #18: Arthur Barrow
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #18: Arthur Barrow

There’s crazy stories and then there’s really crazy stories. The timeline of Arthur Barrow’s success falls into the “really crazy story” category (without question). Barrow – a young musician trying to find his way – decides to teach himself the electric bass in 1974 while attending the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. He was studying composition and organ,...

Onetime Zappa Bassist Releases Memoir
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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...