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 Post subject: On his singing
PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:22 am 
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"The closest I can get to quarter-tone music is when I sing." :lol:

From the "Mother of All Interviews" from here:

http://home.online.no/~corneliu/interviews.htm

Thanx again for that link Lumpy; there's been some added lately.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 5:51 pm 
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VCF wrote:
"The closest I can get to quarter-tone music is when I sing." :lol:
From the "Mother of All Interviews" from here:
http://home.online.no/~corneliu/interviews.htm

Thanx again for that link Lumpy; there's been some added lately.

vcf


yeah, I've seen that. and, you're welcome. 8)

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He did once reveal a gem in saying that he would fail an audition for his own band, as a vocalist.


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I remember really liking his vocal on 'My Guitar'..and then I heard concerts where he did it live, and it was appalling. I mean, he'd slip in and out of key, off rhythm, shouting, you name it..
put singing down as something he got better at, also.


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FeralCats wrote:
I remember really liking his vocal on 'My Guitar'..and then I heard concerts where he did it live, and it was appalling. I mean, he'd slip in and out of key, off rhythm, shouting, you name it..
put singing down as something he got better at, also.


maybe he just had character


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He may not have a naturally great voice, but at least he knew what notes he was SUPPOSED to hit. I think that counts for something.

("You know your momma... and your dadd---damn! I missed that E-flat again!")

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Raoul Duke wrote:
FeralCats wrote:
I remember really liking his vocal on 'My Guitar'..and then I heard concerts where he did it live, and it was appalling. I mean, he'd slip in and out of key, off rhythm, shouting, you name it..
put singing down as something he got better at, also.


maybe he just had character
what happened too is neck heard that he broke it i know he broke is leg.took is voice pitch lower :?

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cleon wrote:
Raoul Duke wrote:
FeralCats wrote:
I remember really liking his vocal on 'My Guitar'..and then I heard concerts where he did it live, and it was appalling. I mean, he'd slip in and out of key, off rhythm, shouting, you name it..
put singing down as something he got better at, also.


maybe he just had character
what happened too is neck heard that he broke it i know he broke is leg.took is voice pitch lower :?


edit: It was the same night as the neck a problem not broke caused this 71 London. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third

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I think that FZ was a good singer. He had such a neat-sounding, smooth, deep voice. Anyone here ever heard him talk?


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Petit Wazette wrote:
I think that FZ was a good singer. He had such a neat-sounding, nice, deep voice. Anyone here ever heard him talk?


http://www.youtube.com/results?search_q ... +interview

the dick cavett one is great.
and the mike douglas one (with a super black napkins rendition).


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Petit Wazette wrote:
I think that FZ was a good singer. He had such a neat-sounding, nice, deep voice. Anyone here ever heard him talk?


Oh hell yes.....and never before have I heard such a sexy deep sounding voice. Apart from Calvins, of course. :P

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aspy_2nd_bunch wrote:
Petit Wazette wrote:
I think that FZ was a good singer. He had such a neat-sounding, nice, deep voice. Anyone here ever heard him talk?


Oh hell yes.....and never before have I heard such a sexy deep sounding voice. Apart from Calvins, of course. :P


Oh yeah, definitely. :lol:

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so do you think he had a better voice before 1971 or after :? what was his first album with his new voice

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"Over-Nite Sensation" would be the album where you can hear the most of his new voice, Cleon. My favorite recording of him speaking would be when he read, "The Talking Asshole" at the Nova Convention in 1978. I love it, it's great!!! :D And the beginning "Po-jama People" is another excellent one to hear it it's his voice you want to hear.

I've noticed that his voice sounded different when he was speaking to a crowd, though. Went up just a little bit higher.


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Zappa does some of the lowest notes I've ever heard. He does a great job singing the bass on some of his doo-wop songs, in my opinion.

I know he used a pitch shifter on some songs but like, Bobby Brown for example, when he says "get a good JOB." - That 'job' is inhumanly low.

I've read an interview where he said that it takes a bit of work to train your throat to make such low sounds.


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Nack Blapkin wrote:
Zappa does some of the lowest notes I've ever heard.


you obviously havnt heard much then


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Raoul Duke wrote:
Nack Blapkin wrote:
Zappa does some of the lowest notes I've ever heard.


you obviously havnt heard much then


What was the point of this post?


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