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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:55 am 
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I really dig those 'lounge' tracks like village of the sun, any kind of pain, maybe even fembot wet t shirt. Sort of Isley Brothers meets the love boat. Any others spring to mind?
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 Post subject: Re: lounge zappa
PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:16 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: lounge zappa
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The definitive lounge bar zappa would be America Drinks & Goes Home. It can be heard on Absolutely Free and Mothermania. It goes way beyond the texture of lounge bar music. The production is deep and is well worth listening with ears wide open.. Frank talks about it in The Real Frank Zappa Book.

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 Post subject: Re: lounge zappa
PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 1:38 pm 
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@trendmonger - agreed to a point - but those slick tracks evoke a 70s california TV series (think eric estrada / paul michael glazer 'cheese'), and are different to america drinks, which is more bawdy vaudeville IMO.
Does FZ talk about those?

Shall we take ourselves seriously, yes - a bit of both those worlds.
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 Post subject: Re: lounge zappa
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You should listen to this concert from Austin Texas 26 Oct 1973, for a 'lounge version' of Inca Roads. Its wonderful.
http://www.zappateers.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=22363


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 Post subject: Re: lounge zappa
PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 3:24 pm 
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Comon guys
the utimate lounge tune is FLAMBAY.


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 Post subject: Re: lounge zappa
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Alien Orifice (combines some "loungy" stuff with some more avant garde material)


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 Post subject: Re: lounge zappa
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Alien Orifice!
One of my all time faves!
Beautiful melody!


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 Post subject: re: lounge zappa
PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:10 pm 
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the torture never stops p1, 2nd verse, best band lounge version


q: i love lucy & my three sons


flies all green 'n buzzin ...

... his carving style
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 Post subject: Re: lounge zappa
PostPosted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 4:46 am 
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deuce wrote:
I really dig those 'lounge' tracks....


Nice of you to raise this topic. No less having done so before the release of Roxy by Proxy. The timing of this topic, admittidly upon yesrterday's sunrise, a short time there-after, the froggy with the satchel appeared at my door, upon popping Roxy by Proxy into my sound system, a new sense of N'Lightenment is in the here and now. The ever expanding musicalities that exist within Frank's works. I don't collect AUDs so what is revealed in Roxy by Proxy is an entirely new experience. God know's I've listened to Roxy & Elsewhere tens of thousands of times since I purchased it the day it was first released. The rehash quotient on Roxy by Proxy is an absolute ZERO. While America Drinks & Goes Home is firmly rooted in my comprehension on the topic matter, it is now after hearing Roxy by Proxy that I can attest an addition in the lounge domain. It's not merely limited to the so called lounge tracks, or a song here being a lounge track, it's a part of a composition that has lounge as part of FZs orchestration. For those that have yet to get Roxy by Proxy, I pause, not to give too much of what is happening musically, or reveal too much of Ruth and Gails liner notes, I will only say that in part of one of these well known compositions, that Frank has orchestrated and arranged a portion of a specific well known composition to have it''s own lounge space.

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 Post subject: Re: lounge zappa
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I've listened to Roxy & Elsewhere tens of thousands of times since I purchased it the day it was first released.

That's a heavy listening schedule, considering its upcoming 40th anniversary on the 10th of September will mark day number 14,611 of its existence.

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Mr. Nice Guy wrote:
Trendmonger wrote:
I've listened to Roxy & Elsewhere tens of thousands of times since I purchased it the day it was first released.

That's a heavy listening schedule, considering its upcoming 40th anniversary on the 10th of September will mark day number 14,611 of its existence.

I never actually kept literal tabs, only God knows, "tens of thousands" it is more so a figure of speach, but there were years where I was playing it several times a day throughout the week, then there were other years where it received between 50 and 100 listens. Even if it is not literally 10,000 long continuous plays, it has to be a very large number that is quite a few thousand of listens. Some people spend thousands of hours on AUDs, the amount of time I've spent listening to those things are miniscule, so Roxy is the Holy Grail of sorts. For me this one has received far more plays than any other catalouge item.

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 Post subject: Re: lounge zappa
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jamesE wrote:
You should listen to this concert from Austin Texas 26 Oct 1973, for a 'lounge version' of Inca Roads. Its wonderful.
http://www.zappateers.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=22363

…..or get yourself a copy of

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