I honestly like those tiny little (previously unknown) factoids that time after time see the light of day and reveal something we did not know before. Here’s something I know you all were wondering about (just like I did), and this is one more reason why one should follow the ZPZ reviews:
Dweezil proved an easygoing frontman, (…) explaining song titles like “RDNZL,” pronounced Redunzel a contraction of redundant and Repunzel.
On Sept. 9, 2009 I experienced something that I still am having trouble believing happened to me. I came into the possession of a cassette tape containing a Beatles album that was never released. I dont expect you to believe what happened to me, I sure wouldn’t, but thats why I grabbed the tape as proof that my experience was real.
On the evening of December 22, 1989, Den Simms, Eric Buxton, and Rob Samler conducted a four and a half hour interview with Frank Zappa in the comfortable basement listening room of his home in the hills of Los Angeles. In the edited YouTube selection above, and the those that follow, Zappa answers give unique insight into various aspects of the ’88 Band, sources of secret words on tour, and other aspects of Zappa mythology such as “did FZ actually perform with Pink Floyd at the Amougies Festival in Belgium in October 1969?” Continue reading “Interview of the Century, 1989”
Back before video rentals became big business with the opening of the first Blockbuster Video store in Dallas in 1985, people went out to theaters for much of their entertainment. Continue reading “Audience Misbehavin’”