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 > > Cruisinâ For Burgers 8:47 > > Easy Meat 5:19 > > **Frank talks to the crowdâ¦** 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-â60s. > 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 Frankâs increasingly bizarre comedy routines and, almost > incidentally, singing. > > > > The opening set by Boz Scaggs couldnât 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 donât move in any > one direction for too long; sometimes itâs as if theyâre moving > in all directions at once. There are hints of jazz-fusion and > psychedelia, along with Zappaâs beloved doo-wop. They even make a > brief stab at the Turtlesâ "Happy Together" as part of the groupie- > baiting sleaze-fest "Daddy, Daddy, Daddy." This is a limber bunch, > but theyâre 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 > theyâre baffling. Provoking the crowd, however, is part of the > plan and listening to Frank scold them for their indifference is > highly satisfying for anyone whoâs ever stood under stage lights. > > > > An appreciation for this performance depends entirely on oneâs > 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. > > > > > > Check out the new AOL. Most comprehensive set of free safety and > security tools, free access to millions of high-quality videos from > across the web, free AOL Mail and more. > > > > > > > _____________________________________________________________________ > ___ > > Check out the new AOL. 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