Andrew Greenaway was born in Orpington, Kent, in 1958. He edits the UK’s only Frank Zappa website (www.idiotbastard.com) and has and has curated a half dozen Zappa-themed albums for Cordelia Records (with a seventh scheduled for release in 2018).
As well as writing Zappa The Hard Way (2010), The Beatles... The Easy Way (2014) and Frank Talk: The Inside Stories Of Zappa’s Other People (2017) for Wymer UK, Andrew has contributed to 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die (Octopus Books, 2010), We Are The Other People - 25 Years Of Zappanale (Wehrhahn Verlag, 2014) and The Greatest Albums You'll Never Hear (Octopus Books, 2014).
He also helped ‘ghost’ Anton Johnson's autobiography King Of Clubs (Grosvenor House, 2012) and is currently working on The Zappa Tour Atlas with Mick Zeuner and Klaus Kühner (slated for publication in 2018).
Andrew is one of the key contributors to ZappaCast - The Frank Zappa Podcast (www.podcastgarden.com/podcast/zappacast) and co-host of Andrew & Lee’s Music Emporium on SoundCloud (https://soundcloud.com/andrew-greenaway-2). He also co-organises Festival MOO-AH, a biennial celebration of Zappa’s music and more in Corby, and is an auxiliary member of the Zappa Early Renaissance Orchestra.
Andrew has three children, two cats, one wife, and lives with them near the Thames Delta in deepest, darkest Essex. Aside from his family and music, his other interests include the Marx Brothers, Woody Allen, Kurt Vonnegut, Chelsea FC, Speedway GP, Coronation Street and having a laugh.