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Monday, 26 October 2015

Ahmet Zappa: 'Dad had super hearing powers'

Eccentric rock legend Frank Zappa's son Ahmet is convinced the radiation therapy he believes killed his dad gave him super hearing powers. Ahmet Zappa, who now runs the Zappa Family Trust following the death of his mother Gail earlier this month (Oct15), insists the methods his dad used to tackle the ulcers he'd suffered since his teens brought on the prostate cancer that killed Frank in 1993. But the treatment wasn't all bad - it gave the guitar great "mutant" hearing skills that helped him perfect his unique sound. "The strange side effect of that is an enhanced form of hearing," he explains. "He (Frank) literally was an X-Man; he got super powers!" Cancer also claimed the life of Ahmet's mother on 7 October


Frank Zappa is considered to be one of the most influential rock musicians of the late twentieth century. Between the start of his career in the late fifties and his death in 1993 he recorded and rele..

On September 19, 1985, Frank Zappa testified before the United States Senate Commerce, Technology, and Transportation committee, attacking the Parents Music Resource Center or PMRC, a music organizati..

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