Frank Zappa and Deep Purple: 50 years on from the Montreux Casino fire

Frank Zappa and Deep Purple: 50 years on from the Montreux Casino fire

On this day in 1971, the historic Montreux Casino burnt to the ground after a Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention show. It inspired a Deep Purple classic.
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from: Far Out Magazine

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