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The Mothers of Invention: If You Get A Headache…

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, July 1966

MOTHERS AND fathers, you thought the Beatles were bad. You got up in arms about the Rolling Stones. Sonny and Cher made you cringe. Well, ...

Kim Fowley: Portrait of a Freak

Interview by uncredited writer, International Times, October 1966

KIM FOWLEY is a hustler. He telephoned International Times and bombarded me with ideas. His main idea was that I should interview him and give ...

Mothers Of Invention: 
Freak Out!
 (Verve)

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, March 1967

Freak Out with the Mothers ...

Miles' Trip: New York

Report by Miles, International Times, June 1967

"Two persons were shot dead and several others injured in a gun battle between shoplifters and store detectives in a Bronx supermarket today." ...

My Favorite Records: Frank Zappa, Boss Mother

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, August 1967

IF YOU WANT to learn how to play guitar, listen to Wes Montgomery. You also should go out and see if you can get a ...

Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, September 1967

MOTHERS — ALMOST A FREAK OUT, NOT A LOVE IN, DEFINITELY A SEND-UP! ...

Mother's Rites: Freak Out/Absolutely Free

Review by Geoffrey Cannon, Listener, The, October 1967

2012 NOTE: Here below is the second column I wrote for The Listener in late 1967. It was the first of a number I ...

Frank Zappa: Head Mother Speaks

Interview by Loraine Alterman, Fifth Estate, December 1967

HIS NAME has a certain zing to it. Zappa – a name you don't easily forget. Like the man, Frank Zappa, leader and creator of ...

Frank Zappa: Reviled, Revered Mother Superior

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, October 1968

FEAR OF THE abnormal isn't a trait confined to Americans, but they do seem to express their fears more vociferously than most. ...

Zappa, Vegetables And Uncle Meat...

Report and Interview by Hugh Nolan, Disc and Music Echo, October 1968

THE FOLLOWING scene is not recommended for the squeamish, children below the age of three months, soldiers, policemen, politicians or vegetable-lovers (but may be seen ...

Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention: The Truth Is, They're Not As Ugly As Their Pictures

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, June 1969

Watching With Mothers: Chris Welch survives a week with Frank Zappa ...

Newport Jazz Festival 1969: New Records & Not All That Jazz

Live Review by Ian Dove, Billboard, July 1969

NEWPORT, R.I. — On paper at least the experiment of adding rock music to the Newport Jazz Festival 1969 came from the purest of motives. ...

Frank Zappa Interview

Interview by Miles, International Times, August 1969

FRANK: There are some things I'd like to clarify about my editing technique. The editing technique is an extension of the composition because, as I ...

You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here: Frank Zappa

Profile and Interview by David G. Walley, Rock, June 1970

"Always wondered whether I could make it in society because it's a drag when you're rejected..." ( Frank Zappa c. 1965) ...

Frank Zappa: A Frank Talk With Zappa On Being A 'Rebel Chief'!

Interview by Caroline Boucher, Disc and Music Echo, August 1970

AFTER A recent concert in Texas, Frank Zappa was accosted by a very smart elderly man, and three society women. "We want you to know ...

Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention: The Coliseum, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, December 1970

PROBABLY only Frank Zappa and his musicians could properly review their concerts at London's Coliseum on Sunday. So much happened in each two-hour segment, one ...

Mother's Union

Report and Interview by Michael Watts, Richard Williams, Melody Maker, December 1970

TELL ME, Mr. Zappa, what do you think of the critical reaction to your work over the past five years?  ...

Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention: Fillmore East, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, New York Times, The, June 1971

Zappa's Musicians Rock Through Epic Of Stylized Traveler ...

Mothers Of Invention: Fillmore East — June 1971 (Kinney)

Review by Mick Farren, International Times, August 1971

FOR THE most part this could be a live recording of the concert I saw at the Colosseum in January of this year. The band ...

Ugly, vulgar, insulting — Zappa scores!

Review by Simon Frith, Let It Rock, November 1973

The Mothers: Overnite Sensation (Discreet)Faust: Faust IV (Virgin) ...

The Rock & Roll Disc Interview: Frank Zappa

Interview by Tom Graves, Rock & Roll Disc, December 1987

FRANK ZAPPA is nothing if not an American original. As American youth swarmed to record stores in search of Monkees and Archies records (it ...

Mothers of Invention Don Preston and Bunk Gardner

Interview by Phil McMullen, Ptolemaic Terrascope, Winter 1992

DON PRESTON: a man whose career with Frank Zappa spanned the period 1966 to 1974 all told, with time off for good behaviour in between, ...

Frank Zappa RIP

Obituary by David Stubbs, Melody Maker, December 1993

FRANK ZAPPA, who died last week at the age of 52, has long been regarded as one of the most important figures in rock, a ...

Frank Zappa: A Real Mother

Obituary by Andy Gill, Q, February 1994

Francis Vincent Zappa II, 1940-1993 ...

Frank Zappa: The Freak-Out List (Chrome Dreams)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Gene Sculatti, Ugly Things, 2010

YOU GOTTA HAND it to the folks at Chrome Dreams. Recognizing a good thing, they've come up with yet another "unauthorized" Zappa title (their fifth, ...

see also Frank Zappa

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