Disc on the way to John G.

--- In Zappa-List@yahoogroups.com, "Guy" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> Disc received. Thanks John K. 
> This is a great show (IMHO) and the audio quality is superb. 
> Vaudeville shtick notwithstanding (whatever the fuck that means), I 
> love this era of The Mothers, and George and Ian and Aynsley and 
> Frank and even Jeff play great here. Too bad it ends prematurely. I 
> saw them one week later (11/13, my first Frank show) at the 
Fillmore 
> East (photos of program are in the photo section here) and I 
> remember the audience not responding at all after "Penis Dimension" 
> and Frank getting pissed and walking off stage and being 
> cajoled/pushed back out on stage(by Herbie Cohen?/Bill Graham?).
> Anyway...
> I'll send this out to John G in Kansas in a day or two.
> 
> 
> 
> --- In Zappa-List@yahoogroups.com, Nokeating4@ wrote:
> >
> > Sending this out tomorrow to Guy.
> >  
> > John K 
> >  
> > Guy (US) << john g in kansas (US) << SOFA (US) << Skipsign (US) 
<< 
> Conehead (BE) << Ashley H (UK) << ???
> >  
> >  
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Nokeating4@
> > To: Zappa-List@yahoogroups.com
> > Sent: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 10:15 PM
> > Subject: [Zappa-List] VO: MOI Fillmore West 11-06-70 (Audio CD)
> > 
> > 
> > OK - Sorry for the delay, but I was listening to this disc and 
> heard one edit between tracks that I wanted to fix. 
> >  
> > So, I'm ready to send this off - Guy, send me your address.
> >  
> > John K
> >  
> > John K (US) << Guy (US) << john g in kansas (US) << SOFA (US) << 
> Skipsign (US) << Conehead (BE) << Ashley H (UK) << ???
> >  
> >  
> > **********************************
> >  
> >  
> > Mothers of Invention
> >  
> > Fillmore West
> > San Francisco, CA
> > 11/06/1970
> >  
> > # of Tracks: 15
> > Total Time:  63:49
> >  
> > Have Gun, Will Travel  1:34
> > Call Any Vegetable  10:34
> > The Sanzini Brothers 2:02
> > Penis Dimension  8:05
> > The Sanzini Brothers  2:20
> > Little House I Used to Live In/Mudshark  4:57
> > Touring Can Make You Crazy  2:14
> > Would You Like a Snack?  1:39
> > Holiday in Berlin  4:07
> > Cruisin’ For Burgers  8:47
> > Easy Meat  5:19
> > **Frank talks to the crowd…** 1:53
> > Daddy, Daddy, Daddy/
> > Do You Like My New Car?  7:24
> > Happy Together  1:07
> > Who Are The Brain Police?  1:47
> >  
> > George Duke - keyboards
> > Aynsley Dunbar - drums
> > Howard Kaylan - vocals
> > Jim Pons - bass (actually Jeff Simmons)
> > Mark Volman - vocals
> > Frank Zappa - guitar, vocals
> > 
> > Like a tidal wave of total weirdness, the Mothers of Invention 
> splashed down on the Fillmore West for a series of shows in 
November 
> of 1970 before washing back into the seedy ocean of L.A., leaving 
> the landscape forever changed (or at least confused and offended). 
> > 
> > Not to be outdone by the art school drop-outs and buck-skin 
fringe 
> contingent then wandering the Sunset Strip, Frank Zappa had been 
> steadily releasing incredibly strange records since the mid-‘60s. 
> He abandoned the original Mothers at the close of that decade, only 
> to reform a different line-up under the same name in 1970, this 
time 
> including two members of the Turtles, Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman 
> (sometimes known as Flo & Eddie due to contractual problems), to 
> help with Frank’s increasingly bizarre comedy routines and, 
almost 
> incidentally, singing.
> > 
> > The opening set by Boz Scaggs couldn’t possibly have prepared 
> anyone for what was going to occur that night at the corner of Van 
> Ness and Market, though it did prove that Bill Graham had a pretty 
> good sense of humor. Eager to try out material from the upcoming 
200 
> Motels film and accompanying album, the Mothers don’t move in any 
> one direction for too long; sometimes it’s as if they’re moving 
> in all directions at once. There are hints of jazz-fusion and 
> psychedelia, along with Zappa’s beloved doo-wop. They even make a 
> brief stab at the Turtles’ "Happy Together" as part of the 
groupie-
> baiting sleaze-fest "Daddy, Daddy, Daddy." This is a limber bunch, 
> but they’re at their best when playing it straight ("Call Any 
> Vegetable" from Absolutely Free is a prime example). Some songs are 
> derailed by excessive hollering and dialogue, the delivery of which 
> suggests the performers are nearly as bored as the audience 
> they’re baffling. Provoking the crowd, however, is part of the 
> plan and listening to Frank scold them for their indifference is 
> highly satisfying for anyone who’s ever stood under stage lights. 
> > 
> > An appreciation for this performance depends entirely on one’s 
> threshold for long and noodly instrumental explorations accented by 
> dick jokes. But it can safely be said that no one else was doing 
> anything quite like this at the time. During an age of weird, Frank 
> Zappa had the distinction of being the unparalleled weirdest.
> > 
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