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    Frank Zappa Handwritten "Village of the Sun" Musical Manuscript. From the Frank Zappa and the Mothers' Roxy & Elsewhere album (1974), this song is about his teenage years in Lancaster, California, home to the turkey farms and sandstorms mentioned in the lyrics. It was in the small town of Sun Village that he formed a band called The Black-Outs. Offered here are four 9.5" x 12" pages on two foldover printed music staff pages, in Zappa's own hand, two of music only, and two including the lead vocal line (first verse through "they're all still there, even..."). This is originally from the collection of Zappa's road manager Marty Perellis and has been authenticated by David Ocker, Zappa's music copyist and includes a signed letter of authentication from Rockaway Records stating that provenance. Some staining on the second page, otherwise Excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    23rd Saturday
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