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RE: Marie Osmond on Tzara tone poem (was: Britany Spears onLooping
Title: RE: Marie Osmond on Tzara tone poem (was: Britany
At 1:39 PM -0800 12/8/04, Tim Nelson wrote:
Hmmm, you're right. That's odd; multiple
attribute it to Tzara.
Although I'm probably being a little unfair to ole Sami
Rosenstock, I can't help but feel that he was one of those
opportunists who seized upon a developing scene and tried
(successfully) to make it his own. I also have a soft spot for Hugo
Ball. He was the real thing.
When I was at UCSD circa 1980 I was treated to a performance by
Jerome Rothenberg of Ball's "Gadji
beri bimba," complete with costume.
Are you implying that not EVERYTHING on
the internet is scrupulously accurate?!
Laziness abounds and much misinformation is copied from one page
to the next. I've seen this in action with respect to one of my old
bands. A brief and inaccurate blurb appeared in a British book called
"Fuzz, Acid, and Flowers" and was subsequently quoted
verbatim by practically every used LP vendor offering copies of our
album. Once the info gets out there it takes on a life of its
Richard Zvonar, PhD