Jimmy Carl Black, original Mother of Invention, was diagnosed with lung cancer in August 2008. A benefit concert is to be held on Sunday 9 November 2008. Tickets on sale here.

Concert For Jimmy Carl Black

I realize the timing for this entry is as odd as it gets, but then again: life has proven itself to be stranger than fiction on most every occasion.

Just in case you’re wondering who the hell Jimmy Carl Black is: well, here he is playing the drums in a fantastic version of Frank Zappa’s King Kong: