During the past few years, the Frank Zappa mythology has become increasingly more concerned with movies. Rock newspapers and articles have been discussing the Uncle Meat movie (from which the record of the same name was born) which was supposed to have been sixteen hours long. Rumors of a movie named after the Burnt Weeny Sandwich record started coming around just about the time the “original” Mothers of Invention split up.
Zappa and the “new” Mothers – Aynsley Dunbar, Jeff Simmons, George Duke and Mark Volman, with veteran Mothers Ian Underwood and Ray Collins – were in town November 21 to play the Auditorium Theater, and Zappa told the Seed about his movie-making plans. (read more)