It is entirely possible that the memories from 40 years ago are "mixed" and I 
can't swear it was BHJ (though it did look like who I later learned was 
BHJ)...but it WAS a BIG black guy hovering near Frank as we walked up to 
him...maybe just some security dude.

--- In Zappa-List@yahoogroups.com, "moahhatattglobaldotnet" <moahh@...> wrote:
>
> 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
> > >
> >
>




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