Old Wives' Tales
Radio & TV
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Claim: Frank Zappa's father was the actor who played
Origins: Frank Zappa the musician was born in Baltimore, the son of Sicilian immigrant Francis Vincent
One of the sillier rumors to make the rounds, this legend most likely came about because of Zappa's inclusion of a track entitled "Son of
Because I recorded a song called "Son ofCoincidentally, the children of Bob Keeshan, the actor who played Captain Kangaroo, were unaware of their father's television alter ego. As Keeshan's son Michael once said:
For the longest time I didn't know he was CaptainLater versions of this legend made the even more improbable claim that Ted Nugent, the infamous heavy metal rocker (and avid hunter), was
Last updated: 17 May 2007
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