2009-06-10

Comic Book Extravaganza, 1972

1972 09 23 - Felt Forum, New York, NY
95 min, Aud, A-/B+

"Besides the carefully rehearsed, very complicated written musicm there was a mixture od free form and boogie thrown in. We never knew what was going to happen. There was the great "comic book" number at the Felt Forum, Madison Square Garden where we all interspersed dialogue read from assorted comic books found backstage with improvised music." (Malcolm McNab in the Wazoo liner notes)

intro,
Lohengrin,
Think It Over (The Grand Wazoo),
Approximate (with audience participation + Comic Book Extravaganza),
Dog Meat,
Big Swifty,
Penis Dimension,
Variant Processional March

FZ, Tony Duran, Jerry Kessler, Dave Parlato, Jim Gordon, Tom Raney, Ruth Underwood, Ian Underwood, Bruce Fowler, Malcolm McNabb, Tom Malone, Earle Dumler, Glenn Ferris, Sal Marquez, Ken Shroyer, Mike Altschul, Joanne McNabb, Jay Migliori, Ray Reed, Charles Owens.

7 comments:

gkapageridis said...

The Wazoo band was super and this should be the same. In the early 70's Zappa was probably at his musical peak (if anyone can say that. One more gem from this beloved blog. Thanks a million.

Anonymous said...

Thank You !!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the comments!
What should be the next? Just tell me a deate, and MAYBE we can make it.. ;-)

Harmless Ted said...

Hmmm... Grand Wazoo, my favourite bird!

Anonymous said...

everything that´s not on that THING ;-)

gkapageridis said...

Anything by the Master is much more than okey, my friend. And this particular one is simply devastating. I trully enjoyed it very much. Is a thank's you a not lost chapter of his great great music.

Anonymous said...

WENEEDMREZ!