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Remembering Frank Zappa in "Freak Out! My Life with Frank Zappa"

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Pauline Butcher with Frank Zappa.

Frank Zappa died in 1993, but there is a new book about him that is just out.

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The book titled "Freak Out! My Life with Frank Zappa" is by Pauline Butcher.

Butcher was part of Zappa's wacky entourage for a few years in the 1960s and 70s.

They met by chance in 1967. Zappa was in London and needed someone to type up the lyrics for a new album he was coming out with.

Butcher was a 21 then working as a secretary. She took the job and ended up moving in with Zappa and his wife Gail Sloatman in California.

Those are the years she has described in the book.

The BBC's Nicola Stanbridge paid the author a visit.

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