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Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. June 27, Did they use painfully low bass voices that are face it hilariously funny and sound as though the guy really is singing in a closet? Plus, they were bright, snappy numbers hotcha! I bet The McCoys liked it, too. Vocals appear chanting, screaming, yelling, grunting, whispering, trading monkey calls and insect chatter as everything including the kitchen sink of your mind is thrown into tempos that quicken, sicken, slow down and speed up once more… then vanishes altogether into a cellular breakdown of silence, leaving only tape-sped chipmunky vocals and rapid piano massage going on as you wonder who you were before this erupted on your sound system.
If I had never gotten divorced, this piece of trivial nonsense would never have been recorded. It is included in this collection because, in a nutshell, kids , it is.
Maybe it is even right down your alley! It was written during the Watts riot as it developed. I shopped it briefly all over Hollywood but no one would touch it. My, my. Note the interesting formal structure and the stunning four-part barber shop harmony toward the end.
Note the obvious lack of commercial potential. Ho hum. Ritual Dance of the Child-Killer. A bright snappy number. These Mothers is crazy. You can tell by their clothes. One guy wears beads and they all smell bad. We were gonna get them for a dance after the basketball game but my best pal warned me you can never tell how many will show up None of the kids at my school like these Mothers I was born in Baltimore, Maryland, December 21, and grew up in California.
I am a self-taught musician, composer, blah, blah, blah. When I was eleven years old I was 5 ft. Got married when I was Jim got fired from some idiot band in Kansas, forcing him to move to California. Lucky for us. He is unbelievably tolerant. Elliot digs the blues.