All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen, possibly singing with his parents, circa 1959.
June 5, 2012 If you grew up with parents who love music, chances are you raided their record collection at some point. What did you find? Was there an artist or album or song that shaped your tastes in music today, or something that you still carry around with you years later?
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September 21, 2010 Baltimore erects a bronze bust to hometown boy Frank Zappa.
April 9, 2009 Zappa put out more than 60 records in his lifetime, and unreleased music is still coming out more than 15 years after his death. It's part of an effort by his widow to keep Zappa's legacy alive, but she's become controversial for her efforts to keep her husband's music away from those she deems unfit to carry its weight.
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October 3, 2004 Weekend Edition Sunday music director Ned Wharton reviews two new discs featuring the music of rock innovator Frank Zappa — Ensemble Modern's Greggery Peccary & Other Persuasions and Quadiophiliac, a DVD-audio disc featuring multi-channel audio mixes Zappa created himself in the 1970s that are only now being heard by the public.
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