Articles & Interviews
Son of Suzy Creamcheese
The New York Times — December 25, 1966
The most original new group to simmer out of the steaming rock'n'roll underground in the last hour and one-half is an audacious crew from the West Coast called The Mothers of Invention... read more
Frank Zappa interview by Frank Kofsky
from The Age of Rock, Sounds of the American Cultural Revolution, 1967
Kofsky: When I read into what you're trying to do in your music is not just play music, but also agitate and educate... read more
Zappa and the Mothers: Ugly Can Be Beautiful
from The Age of Rock, Sounds of the American Cultural Revolution, 1968
It is 1 a.m. on a Friday night and the Mothers of Invention are recording part of the soundtrack for their forthcoming movie... read more
In Person: The Mothers of Invention
from The Age of Rock, Sounds of the American Cultural Revolution, 1968
The Mothers of Invention remember it well. They remember white bucks and pompadours and pimples and going steady. They remember rock-and-roll in the days of its innocence... read more
Mothers’ Lament: “They Called Us Entertainment”
Rolling Stone — April 27, 1968
New York “Everybody who interviews me doesn’t know a fucking thing about what we do. They always come in and say ‘Hi! Who are you?’”... read more
The Incredible History Of The Mothers
Hit Parader, No. 48 — June 1968
Although the Mothers have been in existence for about three years, the project was carefully planned about four and a half years ago. I had been looking for the right people for a long time... read more
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