Topi Caldi
Frank Zappa e altri bei malanni
Riccardo Bertoncelli

Giunti Editore, Firenze
2016 April 13
ISBN 978-8809827769
272 pp, paperback, 22 x 15 cm

Topi Caldi (Hot Rats) is a sequel to Paesaggi Immaginari (Imaginary Landscapes). Full title translates "Hot rats. Frank Zappa and other ailments." List of some ailments:

  • Close encounters with Frank Zappa
  • A concert with Sun Ra and fireworks
  • Occultist Jimmy Page
  • Owsley Stanley, the alchemist of the Grateful Dead
  • Mike Patton and the futuristic kitchen
  • Robert Wyatt, Syd Barrett and an England that there is no more
  • Genesis and apocalypse of the Velvet Underground
  • Ritual dances in memory of Captain Beefheart, Lester Bangs, Johnny Cash, Janis Joplin and other beautiful losers 


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Review in Classic Rock
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Inside front

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Inside back

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