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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 4:26 am 
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As I spend some valuable family time with my 8 month old daugther we watch some of the classic PBS & Modern Disney Children TV Programing. I find some of it good and we watch several shows daily but I am not fond of a child watching  8 hours a day of the Slime on TV. I just do not want to set a president where 8 hour TV viewing becomes normal. I want her to be diversified in interests. She loves to dance with me from Frank Zappa & Frank Sinatra, go to parks and museums & listen to me read books to her.<br><br>The reason for mentioning this is there is this neat video Hello Hello by Dan Zane. It is so late 60s, early 70's you can only think of those Yellow Smile Stickers that were ever prevelant back in 69' & 70' done in modern Alabama Hippie way.<br><br>There is a Book  <br>Listen to this one review from a Amazon customer<br><br>**** Best children's book/cd available!, August 10, 2005<br>John Strickland Jr. (Central PA)<br><br>As a new parent, I was convinced that I was going to have to either listen to really bad baby music or start our daughter on a menu of carefully selected music from my own cd collection. Then we received a tip about Dan Zanes. We ordered 'Hello, Hello,' and now we can't get enough of him. Our daughter loves waking up to 'Hello, Hello' (we play it every morning and dance around her bedroom), and we read the book and look at Donald Saff's amazing illistrations at reading time. It's progressive, multicultural, educational, and just plain fun! It's hard to charachterize his folk/americana/international/historic/fun style. Now 'Hello, Hello' is our standard new baby gift. We've given 5 as presents and our freinds thank us every time for turning them on to Dan Zanes. We now own all of his family cds and have orders in for his new book and dvd. Next to diapers, this may be the best baby item to buy!<br><br>I'd love to see a Zappa product in this format but with a whole different Twist.<br><br>SIT DOWN SIT DOWN SIT DOWN<br><br>Show Illistrations in the book on Zappa Folclore on why it is relevant to Sit Down And Play The Guitar or Sit Down And Enjoy The Show.<br><br>Some cool Frank Zappa Guitar Solos SITTING DOWN.<br>Alien Orifice (Palladium Hallowen 81') <br>St. Etienne(Europe 82')....<br><br>Also where Frank Speaks to the Audience about Sitting Down <br><br>Stink Foot - Make A Jazz Noise Here<br><br>FZ: Okay, thank you, thank you, thank you! Alright, alright, alright! Sit down, sit down, sit down! Okay. Alright, let's get down to business, just wanna let you know, in case you-- you'd be blind not to notice this, but we are registering people to vote here. Think we did four hundred last night, and hope to exceed that this evening. But meanwhile, did everybody hear the great news today? Jimmy Swaggart under investigation! . . . Oh, Jay-ZUS! One day every one of those cock-suckers'll get caught! Now I understand in the case of Mr. Swaggart that he claims that it was not multiple encounters with many prostitutes. Apparently only one sweet young thing, and he did tell Cal Thomas of the Moral Majority that the sex act itself was not fully consummated. However he did admit to doing something pornographic with the girl. Let's use our imaginations, ladies and gentlemen . . . <br><br>The Little House I Used To Live In - Burnt Weeny Sandwitch<br><br>FZ: Thank you, good night . . . Thank you, if you'll . . . if you sit down and be quiet, we'll make an attempt to, ah, perform Brown Shoes Don't Make It. <br>Man In Uniform: Back on your seats, come on, we'll help you back to your seats, come on . . .<br>Guy In The Audience: Take that man out of here! Oh! Go away! Take that uniform off man! Take off that uniform before it's fuckin' too late, man!<br>FZ: Everybody in this room is wearing a uniform, and don't kid yourself.<br>Guy In The Audience: . . . man! <br>FZ: You'll hurt your throat, stop it! <br><br><br>Does Humor Belong In Music Video<br><br>FZ: Thank you! Ladies and gentlemen: Ray White! Chad Wackerman! Scott Thunes! Alan Zavod! Bobby Martin! Ike Willis! Now do me a favor and sit down, Okay? Tonight we're gonna do a very long show, I don't want your legs to get tired. So move back and sit down and be comfortable. Do it! Do it!<br><br>FZ: I don't, I don't wanna have any problems with people getting mashed here in the front, so please relax!<br><br><br><br><br><br><br>


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 4:46 am 
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trendmonger wrote:
...we watch some of the classic PBS & Modern Disney Children TV Programing....

...The reason for mentioning this is there is this neat video Hello Hello by Dan Zane. It is so late 60s, early 70's you can only think of those Yellow Smile Stickers that were ever prevelant back in 69' & 70' done in modern Alabama Hippie way....

...As a new parent, I was convinced that I was going to have to either listen to really bad baby music or start our daughter on a menu of carefully selected music from my own cd collection. Then we received a tip about Dan Zanes. We ordered 'Hello, Hello,' and now we can't get enough of him...Next to diapers, this may be the best baby item to buy!...


loose teh vt, it's the worst thing you can subject your daughter to & she won't know teh difference...1 video per week max. is teh rule in our house (we watch on our laptop); instead of tv time, read stories, do puzzles, word games or anything that avoids sensory overload....her attention span will suffer if she's allowed a daily dose of tv

and no fucking disney, superheroes or anything else that's strictly commercial and has related products to waste money on

dan zanes is fantastic, we have all his cd's & have taken our son to see him in concert a couple of times...also check out ralph's world; it's equal or better than zanes

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 6:20 pm 
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You're a dad? What hell are you doing here all the time?

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 9:17 pm 
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[quote author=Anthony link=board=wishList;num=1143203166;start=0#3 date=03/24/06 at 20:20:10]You're a dad? What hell are you doing here all the time?[/quote]<br><br>same thing as all the other dads...talking shite and avoiding their wives  ;D<br>

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 12:12 am 
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[quote author=aquabot link=board=wishList;num=1143203166;start=0#5 date=03/25/06 at 02:08:17]<br><br>God (if he exists) the internet for that. Right scruty ?[/quote]<br>i'm sorry, i don't have a clue what you mean  ;D

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 4:58 am 
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By the way, when I typed 'Zappa' into a Borders computer, something called the 'Valley Girl Coloring Book' was there, by him... ??? ???


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 6:09 am 
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[quote author=FeralCats link=board=wishList;num=1143203166;start=0#8 date=03/25/06 at 06:58:13]By the way, when I typed 'Zappa' into a Borders computer, something called the 'Valley Girl Coloring Book' was there, by him... ??? ???[/quote]<br><br>The Official Valley Girl Coloring Book (Paperback)<br>by Moon Zappa, Frank Zappa <br><br>--------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br> <br>Availability: Out of Print--Limited Availability <br><br>Paperback <br>Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Pub (October 1982) <br>ISBN: 0843106220 <br><br>http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0843106220/102-6918476-3059303?v=glance&n=283155<br><br>So you see Frank Zappa was thinking along these lines<br>25 years ago. Also back in the 60s there was a Comic Books with FZ & The Mothers. In teh last few years Barfko Swill put out the Zappa Puzzle.<br><br>The above three references of formats that are generally geared towards a younger audience have been functionally usefull and future formats whose production format is generally geared towards a younder audience could be feasable for all consumers of Zappa's works of art regardles of what type of living life form you are. And if you like it that mutch put it in your casket when they burry you. Some people love to smoke so much they get burruied with a carton Of Camels. Some peole get burried with Elvis Presley's Pink Cadilac Replicas.Why not Frank Zappa memoriabelia. Whatever Floats your Lifestyle & Whatever Floats Your Coffin.<br><br>Just looking at the Format of this Hello Hello Audio Book just makes me think how neat it would be to have an Audio Book with a few selected live Videos and a book with  Illistrations expanding on Zappa folclore.<br><br>Very Hip Young people and adults should be edjumacated on the fine art of performing and listening to music.<br><br>The Audio, Video & Illistrations <br><br>A) Could show why Fans should sit down or shut up at concerts. (The Who Cincinnati where many died or any show where people stood and or screemed the whole show when having reserved seats. Back in 1971 Pink Floyd Perfomed Echoes Live in London. The Audience was totally quite during the performance. They used to play this unreleased material back on WNEW radio here in NY back in the mid 70s. When it was over everyone applauded. This is the way I enjoy a show. There should be a time for Audience Participation, Frank often had Audience participation  but otherwise Sit Down, Sit Down, Sit Down. )<br>B) Show that running around while playing guitar does not make for sonically interesting guitar solos. Some people wear the guitar or run around with it more than playing.  Frank would just lock in, be it standing in one spot or sitting down and going for it. <br><br>Madonna and all these Pop Vocalists whose Dance choreography has them running around so much that they sound so bad live or must use tape so they sound good while keeping  the dance moves going.<br><br>And the guitarists in the 80s. Some were very talented at playing the guitar but if you are going to run around the ability to play artistically suffers tremendously.  <br><br>Sit Down, Sit Down, Sit Down


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[quote author=Trendmonger link=board=wishList;num=1143203166;start=0#9 date=03/25/06 at 08:09:33]<br>A) Could show why Fans should sit down or shut up at concerts. [/quote]<br><br>I don't know, maybe at classical concerts or something, but I like rock shows with a lively audience better (doesn't mean they should spoil the music by shouting all the time, though). <br><br>I go to a lot of jazz concerts, but one thing I often really dislike is the stuffy solemn atmosphere at those type of gigs, with the polite obligatory applause after each solo, like the audience only consists of robots or something. <br><br>I often hang out after shows to talk to the musicians or buy a couple cds from them, and I've heard many performers say that they like a lively audience a lot better than a bunch of fossils sitting on chairs like they're attending a lecture instead of a cool concert.

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[quote author=Studebaker link=board=wishList;num=1143203166;start=0#10 date=03/25/06 at 08:57:28]<br><br>I don't know, maybe at classical concerts or something, but I like rock shows with a lively audience better (doesn't mean they should spoil the music by shouting all the time, though). <br><br>I go to a lot of jazz concerts, but one thing I often really dislike is the stuffy solemn atmosphere at those type of gigs, with the polite obligatory applause after each solo, like the audience only consists of robots or something. <br><br>I often hang out after shows to talk to the musicians or buy a couple cds from them, and I've heard many performers say that they like a lively audience a lot better than a bunch of fossils sitting on chairs like they're attending a lecture instead of a cool concert.[/quote]<br><br>Listen To Fripp<br><br>He talks about his premeire live performance sitting down to play guitar and Jimi Hendrix shaking his left hand.<br><br>http://www.fripp.com/robertfrippclips/jimi.ram<br><br>Jimmy Hendrix jumped up and down from his chair while watching a King Crimson performance at The Revolution Club in Mayfair England in 1969 and Hendrix stated This Is The Best Group In The World.  Fripp was sitting and playing guitar for the first time live on stage.<br><br><br>"Shake my left heart man, it's closer to my heart."<br>Jimmy Hendrix talking to Robert Fripp. Hendrix's right hand was in a sling.


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<br> I prefer quite - hear the show not the person three rows away - besides you never know who's recording it...there are several aud shows ruined due to some schmuck who just thinks what he has to yell is of interest to anyone.<br><br> The only yeller I liked was the "T-shirt" guy in 72.  It was a GREAT part of the Waterbury 72 ad-libbed portion of the show - maybe we'll get to hear that someday.

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[quote author=Studebaker link=board=wishList;num=1143203166;start=0#10 date=03/25/06 at 08:57:28]<br><br>II often hang out after shows to talk to the musicians or buy a couple cds from them, and I've heard many performers say that they like a lively audience a lot better than a bunch of fossils sitting on chairs like they're attending a lecture instead of a cool concert.[/quote]<br><br>I can understand most fans are overenthusiastic during a live performance, exerting outward energy in a variety of forms but sometimes the level is quite obnoxious while I am actually trying to keep my eyes and ears on the performers. <br><br>I prefer Audience Participation Time or Mosh Pits where fans can Freak Out without disturbing the majority of the show for others who could care less about watchign or listening to the fans and just want to listen and watch the show.  Too many concerts I've seen have been ruined by extreme outward obnoxious behavior. Hey I don't mind a little celebration but when I not only pay a good sum of money but lucky enough to get a really good reserved seat I get quite disturbed by the majority of fans that want to stand for extennded periods of time. Not only is my view disturbed.<br><br>There are always many that do not want to stand but only do so because the majority need to conform into the behavior for a variety of reasons. Then people start yelling Sit Down, Sit Down, Sit Down. The majority never listen and all this behavior, The standing, The screeming....... just becomes a big disturbance.<br><br>I love it when I get Front Row Lodge Seats where my only disturbance is the asshole behind me. The Palladium Lodge seats were about 15 rows from the stage and 20 feet in the air. Those were the best.<br><br>The most obnoxious outward fanatical enthussiasm I have personally ever seen was at one of the 1988 Frank Zappa Beacon shows where some asshole dropped a beer on the PA mixing console and 1/2 the show was ruined. The show went on but there was extreme sonic disturbance for the performers and the fans.<br><br><br>NO PA therafter adn I do not think teh band was able to hear themselves through the stage monitors. <br><br>As a performer it's tough to perform with a large rock band like the 1988 band where you can not hear a mix in you monitor. And with no PA as a fan in the audience the sound was drastically compromized.<br><br>Yes fans can be assholes that ruin the show...<br><br>And I think some fan got killed at the Altamont Spepdway. All over crowd enthisiasm.<br><br>[sub]Mick Jagger @ Altmanont"People, Why are we fighting" [/sub]<br>http://www.echoes.com/rememberaday/altamont.html<br><br>Concert goers continuosly standing in reserved seating is only one form of displaying outward enthusiasm that disturbs how I like to enjoy a show.<br><br>I went to see RUSH at Jones Beach Theatre about 10 or 15 years ago. I had 15th Row Center Seats. Going in I thought I had great seats. Before the show started I thought I had great seats. The concert sucked. Was I watchign RUSH or was I watching teh 15 rows off assholes in front of me? The crowd stood the ENTIRE SHOW and not once for a single moment did that crowd sit in those reserved seats. My view of the performance was constantly obscured by fanatical enthisisam. I would not mind a litle crowd enthusiasm here and there. Throw Out the Beach Balls before the show begins. Stand all you want before the show begins but you do not see the show better by standing in a reserved seating area. It only, as I said Obscures the view for many.<br><br>I could even handle a little during a performance but just standing the whole show. I do not get it. Most of the time it is just standind and watching.  I don't get it.


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[quote author=TheCentralScrutinizer link=board=wishList;num=1143203166;start=0#4 date=03/24/06 at 23:17:46]<br><br>same thing as all the other dads...talking shite and avoiding their wives  ;D<br>[/quote]<br><br><br>Ha ha ha I hear ya Bro!   ;D<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Wize Man!

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[quote author=Trendmonger link=board=wishList;num=1143203166;start=0#13 date=03/26/06 at 08:26:46]I love it when I get Front Row Lodge Seats ...[/quote]<br><br>I think we here would all love it if you got to sit in Old Sparky  ;D<br>

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Does anyone really want some guy sitting near them
SCREAMING AT THE TOP OF HIS LUNGS
Where's the Roxy Video
over and over throughout the show?

or two guys talk of how many Zappa albums they have,
or how Dweezil sounds like Ruth Underwood and George Duke on Steroids,
or how many times they saw Frank,
or what they ate for dinner,
or who stole their Black Sabbath Album
or how their old lady is a pain in the ass
on and on and on.

Save the chatter or acting like
Los Chochinos at a Strawaberry Revival Festival

for intermission.

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trendmonger wrote:
Does anyone really want some guy sitting near them
SCREAMING AT THE TOP OF HIS LUNGS
Where's the Roxy Video
over and over throughout the show?

or two guys talk of how many Zappa albums they have...

agreed, those fuckers in the aud can really spoil a good tape

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By the way, when I typed 'Zappa' into a Borders computer, something called the 'Valley Girl Coloring Book' was there, by him... ??? ???


Found this cool little coloring book recently, the above quote is the only reference I could find to it here. Seems to be fairly rare so I thought you guys might wanna take a look. Here are a few highlights of.....

THE OFFICIAL VALLEY GIRL COLORING BOOK!!

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