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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2012 5:57 pm 
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The tour in 1988 features several popular cover songs. While previous tours have had some cover songs or quotes, I don't think they were featured like they were in 1988. Has there been any commentary (or reasons) as to this musical decision by FZ? Just curious.


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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2012 9:55 pm 
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the 88 band could toss quotes into songs & give them a completely different mood for a few bars; many quotes can be classified as archetypal american musical icons [twilight zone, my three sons, battle hymn of the republic etc]
88 band quotes wrote:
wooly bully. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .bolero
happy birthday to you . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .frère jacques
harbor lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . beer barrel polka
hall of the mountain king. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .sweet leilani
it ain't necessarily so. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .girl from ipanema
never on sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .dragnet
yankee doodle boy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .billie jean
i love lucy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .yankee doodle
smoke on the water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . batman
crimson & clover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .my favorite things
light my fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .monday, monday
carmen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .theme from sea hunt
march of the cuckoos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .money
did you ever see a dream walkin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .rudolph the red-nosed reindeer
fernando. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .la marseillaise
lohengrin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .april in paris
summertime . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .tarantella calabrese
mexican hat dance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .twilight zone
arrivederci roma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .rock of ages
hawaiian war chant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . midnight sun
marche funebre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .mission: impossible
the untouchables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .mississippi mud
happy days are here again . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .entry of the gladiators
havah nagilah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .hail to the chief
la cucaracha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .hallelujah i'm a bum
strawberry fields forever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .light cavalry overture
the battle hymn of the republic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .the old rugged cross
dixie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .louie louie
one man - one vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . teddy bears' picnic
dance of the cuckoos .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .who knows
my sharona. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .stayin' alive
chattanooga choo choo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .my three sons
addams family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .o superman
sharkey's day .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .call to the post
jingle bells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .blue danube
ring of fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1812 overture

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 2:26 pm 
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"Are they mushrooms"...."Or are they Anchovies"

Just listening to Genoa 88 and you're right; there are a lot of note quotes, just for one concert!

Ah, 24 years on...

hey, maybe for the 25th anniversary...FZ's last ever show from the last ever FZ tour LEGIT!!


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 2:33 pm 
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I'd buy it, in a porcine valved heartbeat.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:36 pm 
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Even I would buy that ...........Or any release from 88.
My 88 shows....
Albany
Springfield
Hartford
Portland
Providence
Syracuse
Boston

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:40 pm 
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OBDULA X wrote:
Even I would buy that ...........Or any release from 88.
My 88 shows....
Albany
Springfield
Hartford
Portland
Providence
Syracuse
Boston



Your obviously the guy in the back of the room yelling "Freak me out Frank, freak me out Frank"... :smoke:


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 7:26 am 
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Plook wrote:
OBDULA X wrote:
Even I would buy that ...........Or any release from 88.
My 88 shows....
Albany
Springfield
Hartford
Portland
Providence
Syracuse
Boston



Your obviously the guy in the back of the room yelling "Freak me out Frank, freak me out Frank"... :smoke:


You're just jealous.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 9:45 am 
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OBDULA X wrote:
Plook wrote:
OBDULA X wrote:
Even I would buy that ...........Or any release from 88.
My 88 shows....
Albany
Springfield
Hartford
Portland
Providence
Syracuse
Boston



Your obviously the guy in the back of the room yelling "Freak me out Frank, freak me out Frank"... :smoke:


You're just jealous.



Ab-O-lube-aly... :smoke:


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