The Towerlight is the twice-weekly independent student newspaper at Towson University. (wikipedia)

1978 October 20

Vol. 52 No. 7


Zappa: Overnight Sensation at U.M.
By Michael Parykazu, p 10

If nothing else, Frank Zappa deserves unending praise for his continuing assaults on disco, that obnoxious bubblegum for the ears that is strangling the music industry today. Back in 1976 he recorded that milestone parody "Disco Boy"; in a May 1978 issue, Downbeat magazine stated that disco music was responsible for "disco entertainment centers" were "mellow, boring, laid-back kinds of people can meet each other and reproduce". (read more)