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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 12:24 pm 
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Oups ! the name of the photograph is Christian Rose, Ph. Thiyère is the writer. Sorry :-X


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 12:55 pm 
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[quote author=scallop link=board=legends;num=1072218376;start=45#53 date=11/29/05 at 23:30:33]Image<br><br>Can anyone identify Frank's guitar? I know nothing, but someone must be able to (though black and white might make it tough).[/quote]<br><br>that's a Fender Telecaster...two chrome knobs, 3 way selector...i've owned quite a few diff. ones...unmistakeable.<br>

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 1:17 pm 
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[quote author=dkaplowitz link=board=legends;num=1072218376;start=45#56 date=11/30/05 at 07:14:11]<br>I can't think of any recordings he's done that sounded like he was using a tele. <br>[/quote]<br><br>any track released from the Rainbow Theater in '71 is the Tele. He makes a comment about it in the liner notes in YCDTOSA 1 and TRFZBook. That was the first (and last) gig after the Montreaux fire where they lost all their gear.<br>

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Hey, ratbatblu, have a look at the second pic in post #74, it's much clearer in that one, you can the see the overall shape and the scratch plate, good call mate.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 3:09 pm 
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Thanks for the cool pictures, bigbird! I guess that settles it... FZ _did_ play with the Floyd. <br><br>Now, if only a tape of the complete gig would surface...

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 3:59 pm 
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I thought this had been settled at least back when LumpyGravy quoted page 147 from Neil Slaven's Electric Don Quixote. Slaven was there and he is giving his eyewitness account on pp 146, 147 & 148. Slaven didn't really get to speak to Zappa because of how much the latter was hating the whole event " ... his basilisk stare warned me off. I apparently did the right thing ... " Slaven says as he met Zappa on later occasions and they both "reminisced" about the Amougies Festival. But, as LumpyGravy has already pointed out, Slaven says he saw Zappa playing with Pink Floyd, among others at the Amougies Festival.

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I have the Slaven book as well (although I don't have it at hand here, it's still in a box at my parents' house somewhere), but considering that the book was published over 20 years after the festival happened, he might just have misremembered, especially as Zappa jammed with several groups during the festival. <br><br>FZ himself couldn't recall his jam with Pink Floyd even a few years after it happened. I do agree that an extra eyewitness account does add up to the evidence.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 11:49 am 
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most likely since it was "the blackest period of his life" he just blocked the whole thing from memory...i think we all have those moments we "choose" to forget and over time, that's just what happens.<br><br>but yeah, judging from those photos, it does indeed look like he jammed. that is definetly Nick and Roger and while Dave primarily played strats, i have quite a few pics of him playing tele's.<br><br>Nick Mason's new book Inside Out was no help either as it jumps from October '69 to June '70 without mention of the festival.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2005 2:52 am 
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I've read some eyewitness accounts from the Actuel festival at Amougies, and supposedly it indeed was a horribly disorganised festival. Cold, poor food, not enough toilets, etc., and like I said before, the BYG label that organised this festival later gained a reputation of being con artists and even mobsters who screwed anyone who recorded for the label out of their royalties (like Gong, Sun Ra, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Archie Shepp, etc.). <br><br>I can see why most artists would rather forget about having played there.<br>

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Someone posted a torrent on Dime A Dozen that claims to contain an audience recording of FZ jamming with various bands at the Amougies festival, including "Interstellar Overdrive" with the Floyd. <br><br>Haven't had time to listen to it myself, but the guys at Zappateers seem to be convinced that this one (finally) is the real deal.<br><br>-- edit: listening to it now, no doubt that's FZ on guitar with the Floyd. What a find...

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2006 5:28 am 
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How can we get our sweaty, anxious  little hands on that Stud? ;D

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Studebaker, ik ging naar het "10-centstuk een Dozijn" website. Is er iets die u invulde dat onderdeel te vinden?  ;D

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The Zappateers are hosting this torrent as well right now: <br>http://www.zappateers.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=3906<br><br>The quality is pretty decent for a thirty+ year old mono audience recording. <br><br>I guess I could convert it to MP3 and host that for those who don't know how to work the Torrent/FLAC thing or with limited bandwidth, although transcoding to lossy formats is frowned upon in trading circles.

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I met Roger Waters backstage at Maple Leaf Gardens in 1984. (I hung out with David Ezrin) I asked Waters this very question and he confirmed the jam.<br><br>I first heard of the performance from a guy I met at a Zappa show in Buffalo in 1981. I was going to see Zappa again in Buffalo a few months after I saw Waters so the story came to mind when I was shaking Waters' hand.<br><br>Waters laughed and said, as near as I remember, that Zappa would never admit ever hearing of Pink Floyd, much less performing with us.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2006 12:40 pm 
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Here's a picture of me and Waters from that night.<br><br>Image


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[quote author=Sheas_81 link=board=legends;num=1072218376;start=90#90 date=02/18/06 at 14:40:46]Here's a picture of me and Waters from that night.<br><br>Image[/quote]<br><br>are you the guy at the back in the blue rugby shirt?  ;D<br>

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[quote author=studebaker link=board=legends;num=1072218376;start=75#88 date=01/26/06 at 07:55:55]...I guess I could convert it to MP3... [/quote]<br>yea, pleaz throw us a bone

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Cool, Sheas!

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[font=arial]Did a search of all the Amougies / Floyd topics and couldn't find this picture previously posted, so have uploaded it to an external link. Shows that FZ's guitar is indeed a Telecaster. <br><br>http://www.yourfilelink.com/get.php?fid=31341<br><br>If anyone can post the picture it would be better![/font]<br><br>


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[quote author=BBSNX link=board=legends;num=1072218376;start=90#94 date=02/20/06 at 03:55:31][font=arial]Did a search of all the Amougies / Floyd topics and couldn't find this picture previously posted, so have uploaded it to an external link. Shows that FZ's guitar is indeed a Telecaster. <br><br>http://www.yourfilelink.com/get.php?fid=31341<br><br>If anyone can post the picture it would be better![/font]<br><br>[/quote]<br><br>i thought at first you meant this one<br><br>Image<br><br>i'd never seen this one before...very cool man<br><br>Image

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[quote author=TheCentralScrutinizer link=board=legends;num=1072218376;start=90#95 date=02/20/06 at 04:54:28]<br><br>i'd never seen this one before...very cool man<br><br>Image[/quote]<br><br>Cheers scrutey lad!!<br>


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[quote author=Sheas_81 link=board=legends;num=1072218376;start=75#89 date=02/18/06 at 14:38:46]Waters laughed and said, as near as I remember, that Zappa would never admit ever hearing of Pink Floyd, much less performing with us.[/quote]<br><br>Haha! That's priceless! ;D Roger had Frank's personality figured out well.<br><br>So Sheas_81, am I right in guessing that the Ezrin you were hanging out with was related to Bob Ezrin? Bob Ezrin is one of my unsung heros.

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