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Monday, December 27, 2010
 
Well, I used to know Frank Zappa in the far distant old days. Most of my early memories of him basically involve him coming over for a visit at my home and what would happen. He was a familiar figure in our home and he felt welcome and at home there. He glanced at a pile of incoming mail we always held on top of the television 'til my Dad returned from work. Frank spotted the little return label on one of the letters, a distant relative of ours writing from far away, which read CDRE Jim Guy, U.S.N. Our relative was a commander in the Navy, and I told Frank he'd never become an Admiral because he had risen through the ranks as an enlisted man, and that was as high as he could go in his career without going to Annapolis. So now he was thinking about working at the Pentagon. Frank thought the name so funny ... "But his name sounds so ordinary .... a GUY" .... and he even knew another "Guy" named "Guy". Frank at that time was writing a song about "Mr Clean".

http://www.cduniverse.com/search/xx/music/pid/6759734/a/Cucamonga.htm

Jeez, these are the ancient of days. Was I ever really that young?
 




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