Thursday, November 14, 2013

What Kind of Girl Do You Think We Are? Zappa/Mothers, Fillmore East, 11/13-14/1970

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Fans of the "Flo & Eddie" version of the Mothers will enjoy this anniversary special, with most of it recorded 43 years ago today. It's one of those Fillmore East soundboard feed master reels recorded from the area underneath the stage... there's a bunch of them and this is part of that extended family. Grace Slick from the Jefferson Airplane is actually goaded onstage to participate in the debauchery at the start of the second set.
Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention
Fillmore East
New York, NY
13 November 1970
Late Show

01. Kip Cohen Intro>Have Gun Will Travel
02. Call Any Vegetable
03. Sanzini Brothers
04. Does This Kind of Life Look Interesting to You?
05. Pound For a Brown
06. Sleeping in a Jar (instrumental)
07. El Porko the Magnificent
08. Sharleena
09. The Air
10. Dog Breath
11. Mother People
12. You Didn't Try to Call Me
13. King Kong

Total time: 45:33
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14 November 1970
Early Show

 01. Jam to get Grace Slick onstage

02. Sanzini Brothers
03. Little House I Used To Live In
04. Penis Dimension
05. Mudshark
06. Holiday In Berlin (including Inca Roads and Easy Meat themes)
07. Cruising For Burgers
08. Sanzini Brothers’ Pyramid Trick
09. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening?
10. What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are?
11. Bwana Dik
12. Latex Solar Beef
13. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy
14. Do You Like My New Car?
15. Happy Together
16. Wino Man (Dr. John Routine)
17. Concentration Moon
18. Sanzini Brothers’ School Of Broadcast
19. Jeff Simmons’ Bass Solo
20. Concentration Moon
21. Mom And Dad
22. Encore Jam

Total time: 1:12:32

SBD master reels 
672 MB 

 The Mothers:
FZ—guitar, vocals 
Howard Kaylan—vocals 
Mark Volman—vocals 
George Duke—keyboards, trombone 
Ian Underwood—keyboards, alto sax 
Jeff Simmons—bass, vocals 
Aynsley Dunbar—drums


Enjoy some Mothers' Day fun in November, I insist. And a Happy Birthday to this FZ/MOI ode to the glory days of vaudeville... in an alternate dimension where vaudeville had WAY more references to genitalia and hotel rooms, and what happens when they meet.
-- Josh