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The Mothers of Invention

Barking Pumpkin publish ‘Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of…

Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention’ is an album released as a protest against warning stickers on albums on November 21, 1985 by Barking Pumpkin. Track Listing : 1.We’Re Turning Again (Frank Zappa) – 04:55 . 2.Alien Orifice (Frank Zappa) – 04:03 . 3.Yo Cats (Frank Zappa, Tommy Mars) . 4.What’S New In Baltimore? […]

Jean-Luc Ponty’s Turning Point

The end of the Sixties and the beginning of the Seventies mark the real start of Jean-Luc Ponty‘s international stardom. Hooking up with 23 years old George Duke. Recording his own “King Kong: Jean-Luc Ponty Plays the Music of Frank Zappa” album. Recording the “Open Strings” album in Germany with Philip Catherine and Joachim Kühn. […]

The Mothers Of Invention visit Paris (1970)

December 15, 1970 – The Mothers of Invention – that is Frank Zappa (gtr,voc), Aynsley Dunbar (d), Jeff Simmons (b), George Duke (kb), Ian Underwood (p, s), Mark Volman (voc), Howard Kaylan (voc) and Jean-Luc Ponty (viol) – is at the Gaumont Palace movie theater in Paris, France. The concert is to be filmed by […]