From: Jack Sargeant (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Mar 13 2006 - 11:49:51 PST
Harry Smith with improvised jazz back in the 50s must have been pretty
On Monday, March 13, 2006, at 05:45 pm, Tripod Depot wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "John M." <email suppressed>
> To: <email suppressed>
> Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 11:28 AM
> Subject: Re: Beach Boys vs. Beatles (and music and a-g film)
>>> It's just that I don't think most of the most popular rock songs are
>>> such a good parallel. I prefer Harry Smith's "Early Abstractions"
>>> silent, which is how I first saw it at a public screening, not with
>>> that whole Beatles side.
>>> Fred Camper
>> Not to mention the replacement of the Janecek soundtrack with rock in
>> Anger's Inaugerations Under the Pleasure Dome. I much preferred the
>> alternate track that John Zorn played at Anthology (with Anger's
>> consent?) a couple of years ago to the current music. A playful tweak
>> to Fred: if you were watching a 16mm print of Early Abstractions
>> alone in the privacy of your home might you turn off the sound,
>> despite Smith's decision that he wanted the Beatles accompaniment.
> And what of turning the Beatles and other Boys off?. (Tout court & for
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