The weekly Planet was an early part of the fabric of Australia's music press in the 1960's and was published and edited by David N Pepperell (aka Doctor Pepper). (Music Industrapedia)

1972 January 19

Vol. 2 No. 1


Zappa Kills 'Em And Is Almost ..... Killed Too
By Glenn Wheatley, p 5

BEFORE an ecstatic cheering crowd of three thousand people that packed the Rainbow to capacity last Friday night, a man lept on to the stage and knocked Frank Zappa unconscious.

Zappa, with the Mothers of Invention, had just finished an encore, as the attacker, in full view of the audience, punched Zappa on the nose and knocked him ten feet into the orchestra pit. (read more)

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