Yes it is. I'm mailing it on to Skip today; you can squeeze in before it heads to Europe... Search the messages from last week and you will find the most recent vine order. Respond to that message by adding your name to the queue. Regards, SOFA ----- Original Message ----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Zappa-List@yahoogroups.com Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 12:37 AM Subject: [Zappa-List] Re: VO: MOI Fillmore West 11-06-70 (Audio CD)
Is this show still available to get anywhere? Matt ********************************** > > > > > > 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-â€˜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 Frankâ€™s increasingly bizarre comedy routines and, almost > incidentally, singing. > > > > The opening set by Boz Scaggs couldnâ€™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 donâ€™t move in any > one direction for too long; sometimes itâ€™s as if theyâ€™re moving > in all directions at once. There are hints of jazz-fusion and > psychedelia, along with Zappaâ€™s 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 theyâ€™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 > theyâ€™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 whoâ€™s ever stood under stage lights. > > > > An appreciation for this performance depends entirely on oneâ€™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.