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Re: Zappa, and homework for the weekend.
a few days ago i watched a sweet little documentary about zappa on youtube.
some young austrian journalist started their first interview before a
concert with the question "why did you come to the concert in a
this starts a zappa-rant on life and bad interview questions.
after the concert, zappa convinces the boys about the cadillac thing by
letting them drive the cadillac - and they loved it. zappa took over the
filming: he staged a scene ending with a band member spanking journalist
rudi with a frying pan ("one time for each year of your miserable life").
pure zappaesque joy!
here it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYTh1UgNHJg&mode=related&search=
smooth looping - tilmann
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Montgomery" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 10:10 PM
Subject: Re: Zappa, and homework for the weekend.
> I've had the absolute week from hell and I put on my old Zappa '81
> Halloween in NY video to watch with lunch. Tough to worry about
> bills/money/crazy stuff watching FZ. The Helsinki band and the '81 band
> with "Stevie Vai" are my 2 fave Zappa road gangs.
>>This morning while paying bills and cleaning the house, and I put on
>>Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Volume II' The Helsinki Concert". Now
>>was a band. Ruth, George, Napoleoen et. al. were killing it that night.
>>That concert was at the end of the same tour as the Fillmore album. I
>>guess they were bored because every tune was very fast.
>>I sometimes forget why I play music, then I hear a performance like
>>and it clears my head.
>>So, for the good of all your loopy heads, I want all of you to listen to
>>Frank Zappa album this weekend, or maybe just a song, or check out all
>>great old videos on YouTube. Report back on Monday with what you
>>to and your impressions of said music. It will be good for you.
>>Yours in music,