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    Frank Zappa Handwritten Lyrics and Music For "Farther O'Blivion Part III." A folded, two-page piece of sheet music for the third part of Frank Zappa's "Farther O'Blivion," featuring handwritten lyrics by Zappa in pencil. The tune had been performed live in 1973, before officially appearing (in only two minutes) on 1974's Apostrophe ('). Not often do see hand-written lyrics on Frank's music. Flattened, the sheet measures 12 ½" x 19". Overall, in Very Good condition with smudges, creasing, soiling, and ink blotting. Comes with a printout of Zappa for display purposes only. Came from a purchase made by Rockaway Records from Herb Cohen, who served as Zappa's manager from the mid-1960s until the mid-1970s. COA from Heritage Auctions. From the Herb Cohen Collection.

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