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PostPosted: Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:01 pm 
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in the 60's no less

i am serious.the song "america drinks & goes home" has a whole lot of musical lines from the simpsons theme song .most notably the very familiar begining (you know da.. da .da. da. da. da.. da da dadadada)its there !!!maybe in a slightly different key.
now the version that is on absolutely free has lyrics & the music is very muddy & poorly mixed so it's hard to hear (but its there).but
the version on the king kong record by Jean-Luc Ponty sounds so much like the simpsons theme its insane.i encourage any1 out there to listen to this track & tell me what you hear.
.here it is for your listening pleasure
http://www.last.fm/music/jean-luc+ponty/_/america+drinks+and+goes+home?autostart
i also wonder if anyone on here has ever noticed the similarities before
c'mon zappa fans prove me right.the people on the simpsons board say i am crazy & i know i am but this just sounds like the simpsons theme to me

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:42 pm 
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calvin&hisnext2hitchh wrote:
the people on the simpsons board say i am crazy & i know i am but this just sounds like the simpsons theme to me

yeah, you're nuts. danny elfman wrote the simpsons theme.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:47 pm 
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oh jesus christ

i know all i'm saying is this song sounds alot like the simpsons theme.
did you listen to it at all?have you heard this version?

did you know that when matt groening hired elfman to write the theme he gave him a commercial jingle that zappa wrote & told him to write "something like this"?i've never actually heard the commercial that he gave elfman but i would bet it had some of the same themes that this song has.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 01, 2009 6:34 pm 
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you want the simpsons to have all kinds of zappa references, and you invent them.
only because you know that groening is a zappa fan.

you're not alone, though.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:58 am 
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oh i know some of the refrances that i & other fans of zappa & the simpsons are really a stretch but c'mon .....this song .......

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I heard if you play the Simpson's Theme song backward you can here Gail speaking in tongues (She's saying...RoyaltiesRoyalties!)

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I can hear that they share a few intervals.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 2:43 pm 
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yeah its not note for note but it has some similar phrases & the same feel to it.i would be very surprised if danny elfman didnt listen to that song while writing the simpsons theme

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:15 pm 
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I think some of the music for The Simpsons theme comes from the song
A Man, A City by King Crimson.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:56 am 
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what album is that song on?

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 8:15 am 
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its on epitaph vol 1 and 2.


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PostPosted: Wed May 13, 2009 10:01 am 
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cool man i'll check that out.

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thepoodlebites wrote:
I heard if you play the Simpson's Theme song backward you can here Gail speaking in tongues (She's saying...RoyaltiesRoyalties!)


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