Frank Zappa

Mothers of Invention Co-Founder Ray Collins Dies at 76
Ray Collins, the singer and co-founder of the Mothers of Invention, died on Monday (Dec. 24) in Pomona, Calif. He had been hospitalized since Dec. 18 after suffering a massive heart attack, and was removed from life support on Saturday. He was 76 years old. Collins grew up in Pomona and got his musi…
Frank Zappa’s ‘Roxy by Proxy’ to be Distributed by Fans
The career of Frank Zappa has been nothing if not innovative. Nearly 20 years after his death, his estate is continuing his tradition by coming up with a new way of licensing his music, by allowing his fans to serve as independent distributors. Between now and Dec. 28, the Zappa Family Trust is sell…