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Grandmothers Of Invention To Continue To Tour

by Paul Cashmere

Frank Zappa’s band The Mothers of Invention, now called The Grandmothers of Invention’, will continue to tour after performing live throughout 2013.

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Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention Freak Out

Frank Zappa Mothers Of Invention Singer Ray Collins Dies at 76

by Paul Cashmere

Ray Collins, the singer for the first Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention album ‘Freak Out’ has died in California.

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Roy Estrada

Little Feat and Frank Zappa Bass Player Jailed For 25 Years

by Paul Cashmere

Roy Estrada, an original member of both Little Feat and Frank Zappa’s Mothers Of Invention, has been jailed for 25 years for child molestation.

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Frank Zappa Mothers Of Invention Weasals Ripped My Flesh

Mothers Of Invention Jim Sherwood Dies Ages 69

by Paul Cashmere

Jim ‘Motorhead’ Sherman from Frank Zappa’s Mothers Of Invention died on Christmas Day at the age of 69.

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One of the buried treasures in the Frank Zappa vault is a recording of Zappa with Jimi Hendrix. The bad news is no-one knows where it is.

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Miss Mercy, a member of 60s LA band The GTOs, has died at age 71.

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The six classic albums by The Turtles have been reissued with extra tracks.

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Van Morrison, Mark Knopfler and Frank Zappa Were Once Leo Sayer’s Backing Singers

One of the lesser known fun-facts about Leo Sayer is that he once recorded a song titled ‘Passion’ and the backing singers were Mark Knopfler, Van Morrison and Frank Zappa.

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Frank Zappa dedicated his 1969 album ‘Hot Rats’ to his newborn son Dweezil.

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