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The Mothers of Invention were an American band active from 1966 to 1969. Throughout, their output was primarily directed by composer and guitarist, Frank Zappa (1940–1993). Their albums combined a broad span of genres and utilised diverse instrumentation. Their lyrics were generally humorous, with frequent style-parodies of contemporary music (with doo-wop love ballads endlessly lampooned), bountiful surreal imagery, cartoonish vocals and oblique, satirical protest songs. Their diversity and insincerity makes their classification difficult, but Zappa's increasingly ambitious and… read more

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  • be kind to your Mothers
  • @misterjunior not the only one: also [artist]Prodigy[/artist] (the rapper) goes to [artist]Prodıgy[/artist]
  • Why is this the only artist with an "I" in their name that I can't scrobble properly? If it's a problem with the way last.fm scrabbles "non-Latin characters" why doesn't, say, Interpol fuck up? Or Igor Stravinsky? Or any other artist with a capital I in their name?
  • "most files have the mothers of invention listed as" sounds like tagging to me. Besides, I've been scrobbling them for over a year, never had any issues.
  • it's not about the tagging, dude........... -.-
  • It's not that hard to re-tag your files.. Never had any problem scrobbling them
  • colossal f*ck-up
  • And it doesn't really help most files have the mothers of invention listed as "Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention" and last.fm doesn't recognize it as the mothers of invention.
  • i'm still not able to scrobble 'em.. -.-
  • the mothers forever

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