“In the middle of my solo on King Kong, someone threw a firecracker up to the ceiling, which was covered with dry palm leaves, and started the fire. While that was happening, Zappa’s sewer backed up in his LA home and the entire basement studio was flooded with piss and shit.” – Don Preston, 2001

 

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The complete interview with Don can be found in Andrew's book Frank Talk: The Inside Stories Of Zappa's Other People (Wymer UK, 2017).

 

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Photo of Don reading T'Mershi Duween outside the Subterania, Ladbroke Grove on 9th August 1993 taken by the Idiot Bastard.

 

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