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    Posted: September 15 2014 at 15:20
Frank Zappa is the man, that's who he is Thumbs Up.
His excited eyes from within the dark interior glazed;
watered in appreciation of his thoughtful preparation.
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FRANK-ZAPPA-And-The-Mothers-Of-Invention-POP-HISTORY-4-CD-S-BOX
FRANK ZAPPA And The Mothers Of Invention " POP HISTORY (4 CD´S BOX)

Someone know this one ? 

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Post Options Post Options   Quote hellogoodbye Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 09 2014 at 15:38
This bootleg sounds really good. 

Frank Zappa The Artisan Acetate Arranged, compiled, edited and produced by FZ, original live recordings engineered by Dick Kunc. 

Recorded October 1968 – May 1969, mastered at Artisan Sound Recorders, Hollywood CA., mid 1969.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTOv1YZXZqM

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Post Options Post Options   Quote darkshade Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 05 2014 at 13:00
I just typed out a long paragraph only for an error in connection to this forum to wipe out everything I typed. Only this forum.... Angry

Short version: I liked Roxy By Proxy, but it seems like an alternate version of Roxy & Elsewhere, with different renditions, new dialogue. I expected more songs that weren't on R&E that were played on the late-73 tour. I'll admit, Inca Roads was cool, but I think I've heard better versions of that lounge version of the song before it became the One Size Fits All version. I also liked the 'drums-only' of Cheepnis; it sounds like a hip-hop track.

Anyone check out Joe's Camouflage? I'll probably get it sooner or later, and I expect it to be similar quality to Joe's Menage, but I haven't heard much about it online.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Evolver Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 31 2014 at 06:29
Originally posted by darkshade

Also, tracklist???
 

1. "Carved In The Rock" (3:42)
2. Inca Roads (8:21)
3. Penguin In Bondage (5:52)
4. T'Mershi Duween (1:56)
5. Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat (4:14)
6. RDNZL (5:23)
7. Village Of the Sun (3;24)
8. Echidna's Arf (Of You) (4:00)
9. Don't You Ever Wash That Thing (5:28)
10. Cheepnis - Percussion (5:24)
11. Cheepnis (3:35)
12. Dupree's Paradise (15:12)
13. King Kong / Chunga's Revenge / Mr. Green Genes (9:13)
Total time 75:49
 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote darkshade Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 30 2014 at 16:55
Also, tracklist???
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Post Options Post Options   Quote darkshade Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 30 2014 at 16:53
Same, along with the last couple of albums that have been released over the past few months.
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I will order this at my earliest opportunity.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Evolver Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 29 2014 at 12:15
Roxy By Proxy is great!!!!
 
As I mentioned yesterday, Ruth Underwood wrote extensive liner notes describing intricate detail as to what she and the other band members were doing within the pieces,  giving unusually deep insight as to what was going on on stage.
 
The music itself is amazing.  While some titles are the same as the Roxy and Elsewhere album, it appears that, for the most part each is from another show (R&E came from 2 Roxy shows, and "elsewhere").  Pieces pop up here and there that sound like sections spliced in on the heavily produced and overdubbed R&E, but no full tracks are duplicated.
 
"Inca Roads" is somewhere between the more free-form version released previously (I forget which album it was on) and the studio version on OSFA.
 
The Uncle Meat and King Kong medleys are astounding, and "Cheepnis" is performed first as a percussion only piece, giving us a nice view of the basics of the songs, before the full version is performed. 
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At the present, I have 35 Zappa LP'S, my least visited albums are Sheik Yerboutie, the Joe's Garage trilogy, and You Are What You Is, oh, and 200 Motels. Definitely some great music and singing to be found, but not fully to my tastes. I love Tinsel Town Rebellion a lot though, and a few after that. Most eartime is spent with his '67-'77 albums nevertheless.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Evolver Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 28 2014 at 20:14
I got it today!!!!!
I won't have a chance to listen until tomorrow.   Ruth's liner notes are fantastic.
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Originally posted by jayem

Originally posted by Meurgley


Originally posted by jayem

<span style=": rgb248, 248, 252;">My own list of favs is currently being sketched... </span>
<span style=": rgb248, 248, 252;">Right now I'm looking for the beginning of a track where we hear a dialog like "Father ? Yes son tell me I listen" and a strange yet funny following. Does it remind anyone of a Zappa piece ?</span>
Yes, that's the dialogue at the beginning of Regyptian Strut, the first track on Läther.


WOW...It is the one...Feel free to tell how you've found it!


It is rare on the net (a youtube link, now gone?, must have been my first hearing of it), but there's at least a link: Won't psys and great poets as talented as Morrisson bow down to it...

http://www.deezer.com/track/62655875


I believe that the Zappa family spends a lot of time looking for videos uploaded to Youtube without their consent, and has them removed.  So something you see there today may not be there tomorrow.
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Originally posted by Meurgley


Originally posted by jayem

<span style=": rgb248, 248, 252;">My own list of favs is currently being sketched... </span>
<span style=": rgb248, 248, 252;">Right now I'm looking for the beginning of a track where we hear a dialog like "Father ? Yes son tell me I listen" and a strange yet funny following. Does it remind anyone of a Zappa piece ?</span>
Yes, that's the dialogue at the beginning of Regyptian Strut, the first track on Läther.


WOW...It is the one...Feel free to tell how you've found it!


It is rare on the net (a youtube link, now gone?, must have been my first hearing of it), but there's at least a link: won't psys and great poets as talented as Morrisson bow down to it...

http://www.deezer.com/track/62655875




Edited by jayem - March 27 2014 at 13:25
I promote music on my homepage but also

Aragon (Changeling, otEdge)
Pulp Culture (EoRD, ItSoaP)
Tiemko
Tuvalu (live)
uSSSy (Kombucha)
Wanana-Bani Garden (+postprod?)
WytchCrypt (intros!; 6th!)
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Just listened to Freak Out again - thats a nasty piece of propaganda isnt it? LOL
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Originally posted by jayem

My own list of favs is currently being sketched... 

Right now I'm looking for the beginning of a track where we hear a dialog like "Father ? Yes son tell me I listen" and a strange yet funny following. Does it remind anyone of a Zappa piece ?


Yes, that's the dialogue at the beginning of Regyptian Strut, the first track on Läther.
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!!!! I finally got a notice that my RBP shipped !!!!


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!!!! I finally got a notice that my RBP shipped !!!!
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Originally posted by uduwudu

Originally posted by jayem

My own list of favs is currently being sketched... 

Right now I'm looking for the beginning of a track where we hear a dialog like "Father ? Yes son tell me I listen" and a strange yet funny following. Does it remind anyone of a Zappa piece ?


Closest to that I can think of is The End by The Doors "Father?" "Yes son?" "I want to kill you".

Btw, this is inspired but incorrectly interpreted from the original poem Oedipus Rex by Sophocles. This version is quite dramatic but has an element of psychotic premeditation absent from the source.


True, that's always bothered me about the so-called Oedipus Complex -- in the original work, the guy kills his father and marries his mother unknowingly, and then feels like crap when he finds out.  Common usage of the term has been applied to knowingly falling in love with your mother.  Understandable, but misleading.

Edited by HolyMoly - March 25 2014 at 16:21
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