62,117 total votes
Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa

Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, jazz, orchestral and musique concrète works. He also directed feature-length films and music videos, and designed album covers. Zappa produced almost all of the more than 60 albums he released with the band the Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist. While in his teens, he acquired a taste for 20th-century classical composers such as Edgard Varèse, Igor Stravinsky, and Anton Webern, along with 1950s rhythm and blues music. He began writing classical music in high school, ... more on Wikipedia

Frank Zappa is ranked on...

#220 of 812 The Best Rock Vocalists 1M VOTES The best rock vocalists of all time are the frontmen of our favorite rock bands or those solo artists whose voices are some ...
#145 of 387 The Greatest Classic Rock Bands 400.8k VOTES The greatest classic rock bands of all time embody the spirit of a generation of people who just wanted to rock. These top c...
#27 of 833 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time 574.9k VOTES The best guitarists of all time, voted on and ranked by many music fans, with photos and other info. With help from the wisd...
#26 of 238 People who voted for Frank Zappa... People under 30 are 2x more likely to vote for this Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely 223.5k VOTES Dead rock stars, ranked in order of how much potential great music was lost to this world by their untimely passing. Th...
#112 of 368 The Greatest American Rock Bands 1.2M VOTES Some of the greatest bands in rock history are from the United States. While the merits of their musical prowess can be fair...
#59 of 2,104 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time 13.3M VOTES When VH1 polled fellow artists to name the greatest artists of all time, it seemed like a good idea---but in reality, the li...
#68 of 426 The Best Frontmen in Rock 722.5k VOTES Giving out the title of best frontman in rock is like crowning someone the king of rock and roll. There are so many factor...
#39 of 226 The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time 206.3k VOTES The greatest rock songwriters of all time have a lot in common. Firstly, they are some of the biggest names in rock music hi...
#56 of 136 The Greatest Jazz Guitarists of All Time 21.6k VOTES When jazz took the stage it forever changed the world of music. Jazz is infused into almost all genres of music, even subtly...
#113 of 2,302 The Best Rock Bands of All Time 2.9M VOTES There are thousands of rock bands that have existed throughout the decades ever since the dawn of rock and roll, but only th...
#56 of 237 The Best Metal Guitarists and Guitar Teams 237.3k VOTES List of the greatest metal guitarists of all time, with photos. Clearly, the list contains a broad selection of guitarists w...
#97 of 668 The Greatest Live Bands of All Time 301.2k VOTES List of the greatest live bands or artists of all time, created and ranked by music fans worldwide asks the question "w...
#532 of 1,458 The Greatest Minds of All Time 675.3k VOTES List of the Greatest Minds of All Time, throughout history. This list represents the most influential thinkers across variou...
#173 of 269 The Top Pop Artists of the 1960s 70.9k VOTES List of the best pop artists of the 60s, ranked. The 1960s may very well be the best decade for music in the rock era. Music...
#26 of 50 Who's The Most Famous Musician From Every State? 13.9k VOTES Great music can be found across the US, but we often give the majority of credit to places like New York City, Los Angeles, ...
#75 of 269 People who voted for Frank Zappa... People under 30 are 3x more likely to vote for this Rank the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Inductees 261.2k VOTES A complete list of bands and artists inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, ranked in order of preference by music fa...
#89 of 902 People who voted for Frank Zappa... People over 50 are 2x more likely to vote for this These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time 342.4k VOTES If you ask anyone who has ever tried, it's tough to write one song, nevertheless a batch to be considered a songwriter. Add ...
#50 of 482 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song? 107.7k VOTES Many of the world's greatest musicians remain highly respected even in death. The world often mourns the loss of t...
#60 of 120 The Most Influential Contemporary Americans 137.3k VOTES A list of the Americans who have had the most central influence on, or importance to, the modern era. This would include Ame...
#504 of 576 The Most Hipster Bands 171.8k VOTES Since the mid-2000s, the word hipster has invaded the lexicon of pop culture and has become a term, for better or worse, syn...
#291 of 576 Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Are 1.1M VOTES Jorts are the dumbest things I've ever seen. Next to Toms shoes. Next to the Toyota Prius. Next to d-bags taking pictures of...
#26 of 50 Battle Of The Bulge Part I: The Hardest (Working) Wangs In Classic Rock 4.4k VOTES Gene Simmons has, on more than one occasion, suggested the only reason any man picks up a guitar, writes a song, and starts ...
#18 of 106 Rock Stars Who Would Make The Best President 46k VOTES This is a list of rock stars who would make the best president. Music and politics have been intertwined much like peas and ...
#53 of 100 The Best Ever Howard Stern Interviews 36.1k VOTES The best ever Howard Stern interviews include several riveting segments featuring famous people revealing deep, dark secrets...
#115 of 131 The Best Jazz Guitarists in the World 4.3k VOTES The guitar is one of the most popular and diverse musical instruments in the world. It's permeated through dozens of genres ...
#14 of 17 Rock Star Rumors That Were Never True 4.2k VOTES Is there anything better than a good pop culture rumor? In an era during which the public knows and cares way too ...
#9 of 10 Rock Stars with the Coolest Tombstones 1.5k VOTES If you want a peek at some of the best rock star tombstones, you're in luck: From the outrageous and bizarre to the und...
#14 of 85 The Greatest Rock Guitarists of the 1970s 18k VOTES Alright, rock music lovers: Your time has come. This is a list of '70s guitarists - the greatest rock guitar players of the ...
#46 of 52 The Funniest Howard Stern Wack Packers 41.5k VOTES The funniest Howard Stern Wack Packers include several guests on Stern's radio show (and his Howard TV show), some of them d...
#37 of 54 The Best Frequent Howard Stern Guests 21k VOTES The best frequent Howard Stern guests include comedians, television and movie stars, porn stars and of course, members of th...
#23 of 30 The Sexiest Howard Stern Show Regulars 21.1k VOTES The sexiest Howard Stern show regulars include several hot women who stop by Stern's studios and inspire almost instantaneou...
#20 of 34 The Best SNL Musical Guests Who Have Also Hosted 118 VOTES Getting to host or be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live is quite the honor. There have been hundreds of SNL hosts and...
#12 of 23 The Best SNL Musical Performances 3.7k VOTES The best SNL musical performances are those special moments where the musical guest on Saturday Night Live has wowed the aud...
#80 of 597 The Best Indie Bands & Artists 132.4k VOTES Before the genre became mainstream (which in itself is paradoxical) indie bands meant that a particular group was signed to ...
17 People Who Have Been Banned from SNL 6.6M VIEWS As these banned SNL hosts and guests proved the hard way, on live television, anything can happen. These fine actors, comedi...
#3 of 101 The Best Musical Artists From Maryland 590 VOTES Here are the best artists and bands from Maryland. Home to many unique animals and flora as well as beautiful landscapes,&nb...
#25 of 311 The Best Progressive Rock Bands/Artists 83.8k VOTES Loved by many and hated by some, progressive rock - or prog rock - is one of the most popular subgenres of rock music. Meldi...
#2 of 197 The Best Avant-garde Bands/Artists 4k VOTES Avant-garde musicians are among the most interesting musicians in the world, Their curious creative nature allows to experim...
#24 of 80 The Best Art Rock Bands & Artists of All Time 33.7k VOTES Fusing influences ranging as far as experimental rock and classical music, art rock is a form of music where the best musici...
#11 of 191 The Best Jazz Fusion Bands/Artists 13.2k VOTES This jazz fusion bands list ranks the best jazz fusion musicians ever by votes. This list of good jazz fusion artists and gr...
75+ Celebrities Who Are Cat People 366.3k VIEWS Cats. You love them or you hate them. However, several famous actors, comedians, and musicians are cat people. One famous ...
Every Band & Musician Who Has Performed on Saturday Night Live 85.7k VIEWS Live from the main stage at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, this is a list of every band, musician, and singer who has performed on Sa...
Famous People of Italian Descent 290k VIEWS List of famous people of Italian descent loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous people are of Italian descent. S...
Every Person Who Has Hosted Saturday Night Live 35.4k VIEWS Live from New York! It's Saturday Night! This is a list of all Saturday Night Live hosts, in reverse order,...
#50 of 162 The Best Blues Rock Bands and Artists 38.2k VOTES Combining bluesy improvs over traditional 12-bar blues, blues rock bands are some of the most important bands in music histo...
#1 of 228 The Best Avant-garde Bands/Artists 4.1k VOTES Avant-garde music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good avant-garde music bands includes a ...
Famous People Of Greek Descent 366.8k VIEWS This list of famous people of Greek descent is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous people are of Greek descen...
Fire Away: The Worst Pyrotechnic Accidents Of All Time 2k VIEWS Kids are told, “If you play with fire you’re going to get burned.” Adults don’t always follow their own advice, especially r...
#8 of 120 The Best Experimental Rock Bands/Artists 7.6k VOTES Similarly to avant-garde rock and avant-garde rock bands, experimental rock takes rock music and takes it to places where ma...
#35 of 59 The Best Symphonic Rock Bands 14.9k VOTES Symphonic rock is often times confused with progressive rock and with good reasons. Many of the best symphonic rock overlap ...
#24 of 30 Musicians Who Should Have Biopics 832 VOTES Biopics about musicians are hotter than ever. No doubt, Hollywood producers have taken notice that any movie about famous mu...
Famous Humorists 67.2k VIEWS A list of humorists, both old and new. A humorist is a writer who specializes in humorous material. Unlike comedy writers th...
Celebrities Who Are Secret Geeks 54.5k VIEWS List of Celebrities Who Are Secret Geeks ranked by fame and popularity. It has never been cooler to be a geek and some of Ho...
Famous People Named Frank 36.2k VIEWS List of famous people named Frank, along with photos. How many celebrities named Franklin can you think of? The famous Frank...
#5 of 426 The Best Experimental Bands/Artists 5k VOTES Unlike other musical genres, anything that experimental bands do is unpredictable. Whether that's by nature, by training or ...
#47 of 64 The Best People Who Hosted SNL In The '70s 1.7k VOTES Saturday Night Live might not have started out a hit but as the 1970s slipped past, SNL cemented itself into the TV viewing ...
#27 of 107 The Best Musicians Who Performed on SNL in the '70s 465 VOTES Even though Saturday Night Live didn't start until halfway through the decade, there were still plenty of '70s SNL musical g...
The Hook-Up List From Rock's #1 Groupie 262k VIEWS "Sweet Connie" Hamzy is one of the top rock groupies of all-time. She is already one of the most famous group...
Libertarian Celebrities 182k VIEWS Who are the most famous Libertarian celebs? This list of Libertarians in Hollywood highlights some well-known Libertarian ce...
Famous Lead Guitarists 29.1k VIEWS A List of Famous Lead Guitarists with photos! These are musicians who are masters of their craft. While it is often the sing...
22 Celebrities Who Have Testified Before Congress 78.7k VIEWS It's pretty easy how the following scenario could appear to be lame: Famous actors - who aren't facing any current legal tro...
#4 of 77 The Best Outsider Artists 3.9k VOTES Outsider music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good outsider music bands includes a filter...
Janice Dickinson's Loves & Hookups 44.4k VIEWS Who is Janice Dickinson dating? Who Janice Dickinson dated; list of Janice Dickinson loves, ex boyfriends; breakup rumors. T...
The Most Famous Jazz Guitar Players 81.5k VIEWS Jazz guitarists - a list of the most famous jazz guitar players of all time, with photos. These are the most well known jazz...
#5 of 31 The Best Crossover Jazz Artists 216 VOTES Crossover jazz artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good crossover jazz bands includes a filter...
34 Famous ISTPs 85.6k VIEWS Some of the most popular actors, musicians, athletes, and even world leaders are considered to be ISTP personality types (In...
Famous Libertarians 259.8k VIEWS Feeling political? Check out this list of famous libertarians, with photos. A libertarian is a follower of libertarianism an...
‘90s List Of Playboy Interviews 10.2k VIEWS Here is a list of all Playboy interview subjects during the new media age of the '90s. A major part of the magazine appears ...
104 Celebrities Who Have Entire Species Named After Them 62.1k VIEWS A list of organisms, including animals as well as plants, bacteria, etc., named for celebrities and other famous people (but...
#1 of 6 The Best Computer Music Bands/Artists 29 VOTES Computer music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good computer music bands includes a filter...

Frank Zappa is also found on...

Famous People Who Died of Prostate Cancer Famous Guitar Players from United States of America Famous People Who Don't Drink Alcohol Famous Film Actors From Baltimore Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery Famous People From Maryland List of Famous Conductors Famous People Who Died in Mexico Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles List of Famous Percussionists Famous Male Guitarists TV Actors from Baltimore Famous Conductors from the United States Verve Records Complete Artist Roster Famous Record Producers from the United States Famous People Buried in United States Of America Famous Mission Bay Senior High School Alumni Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance Winners List Famous Guitarists from Maryland Famous Male Free Speech Activists Famous Male Percussionists Famous People Buried in California Warner Bros. Records Complete Artist Roster Famous Male Conductors Famous Guitarists from Baltimore On the Cover of the Rolling Stone Magazine MGM Records Complete Artist Roster Famous Male Composers