Nice recollections. But are you sure that you didn't mix memories from two different concerts? Because my understanding is that John Smothers was hired by Zappa only after the Rainbow Theatre incident, in December 10th, 1971.
Thanks. --- In Zappa-List@yahoogroups.com, "guygonzo1" <getrhythm@...> wrote: > > If this hasn't been mentioned yet, this is not a Halloween show. Date is > 10/11/71. > I was at this show...front row. > A couple of "foggy" memories... > My buddy and I brought along a Varese lp to present to Frank. At the start of > the show we walked the 10 feet or so to the stage (observing Bald Headed John > emerge from the shadows towards Frank and us)and handed Frank the disc. I > seem to recall him reading the cover and saying "Thanks for the album." On > one of these cd's, at the start of the show (Auspicious Occaision) Frank says > "It says Uncle Meat. Thanks for this." I don't recall anything about Uncle > Meat, but I think the "Thanks for this." was directed at my friend and I for > the album. > Another memory... > During one of the tunes, Mark was singing off key and I visibly cringed in my > seat. Mark noticed this and looked at me and mimicked my expression. I made a > different silly face and he responded in kind. This went on for a few more > silly faces when I just cracked up and it stopped. He continued performing > the whole time without missing a beat...now singing in key. > I also recall a good portion of the audience Mudsharking up and down the > aisles of Carnegie Hall. > > > > --- In Zappa-List@yahoogroups.com, JACK OONK <jcoonk@> wrote: > > > > Thanx, Marco! > > SOFA > > > > --- On Mon, 12/19/11, Marco Kalnenek <marco@> wrote: > > > > > > From: Marco Kalnenek <marco@> > > Subject: [Zappa-List] RE: Digest Number 2666 > > To: Zappa-List@yahoogroups.com > > Date: Monday, December 19, 2011, 3:43 AM > > > > > > > Hello Jack, > > > I only know of the ZFT selling it for now. > > > > And as always G and S Music sells it as well: > > http://www.gandsmusic.com/ > > > > best wishes, > > Marco > > > > > > > > ------------------------------------ > > > > For further Z-related fun, please visit http://www.thebignote.com or > > http://www.killuglyradio.com , thank you.Yahoo! Groups Links > > > ------------------------------------ For further Z-related fun, please visit http://www.thebignote.com or http://www.killuglyradio.com , thank you.Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Zappa-List/ <*> Your email settings: Individual Email | Traditional <*> To change settings online go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Zappa-List/join (Yahoo! ID required) <*> To change settings via email: zappa-list-dig...@yahoogroups.com zappa-list-fullfeatu...@yahoogroups.com <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: zappa-list-unsubscr...@yahoogroups.com <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/