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Grandmothers: We Are The Motherpeople

Mark Leviton, BAM, 22 May 1981

LOS ANGELES — In Don Preston's Echo Park rehearsal room, a band is running through what they refer to as a "punk version" of Frank Zappa's 'Who Are The Brain Police?' which originally appeared on Freak Out!, the very first album by The Mothers of Invention.

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