Daily Mirror


The Daily Mirror, founded in 1903, is a British national daily tabloid-sized newspaper that is considered to be engaged in tabloid-style journalism. (wikipedia)

1993 December 7


The Father Of Invention
By Matt Spetalnick, p 21

 FRANK ZAPPA, the irreverent outlaw of American rock and roll, has died of prostate cancer at the age of 52.

An innovative guitarist and composer who moved smoothly between rock, jazz and classical styles, he scorned the schmaltz of commercial pop music and used his talent for wicked satire to lampoon anything which smacked of humbug or hypocrisy.

While the Beatles were crooning All You Need Is Love in the Sixties, Zappa and his band were screaming We're Only In It For The Money. (read more)