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Jimmy Carl Black

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First of all; Frank was the BOSS. We didn't question any of his motives or decisions at the time.

— Jimmy Carl Black

#boss #decisions #first #first of all #frank

Frank was the BOSS and was not open to anything that was not from his head. There were no arguments about music because if you did, he would show you where the door was. Period.

— Jimmy Carl Black

#anything #because #boss #did #door

Hendrix was big in England. We all became good friends and I am still in touch with Noel Redding.

— Jimmy Carl Black

#became #big #england #friends #good

I got married about three years ago again to a wonderful German woman. Her name is Monika and she is beautiful. She is one of the biggest women Zappa fans I have ever met in my life.

— Jimmy Carl Black

#again #ago #beautiful #biggest #ever

I had pretty much raised my kids and my first wife and I were divorced, so I began, in earnest, to start my musical career again. Going for the big record deal and all of that.

— Jimmy Carl Black

#began #big #career #deal #divorced

I haven't seen or spoken to Ray Collins in at least 10 years so I don't even know if he's alive. I hope so.

— Jimmy Carl Black

#collins #even #haven #hope #i

I really don't have a theme when I start a sculpture. The rock guides me to the final sculpture. I think that is true for many creative sculpture artists.

— Jimmy Carl Black

#creative #final #guides #i #i think

I think a lot of the Mothers stuff that we recorded was written while we were on the road.

— Jimmy Carl Black

#i think #lot #mothers #recorded #road

I think that the old Mothers started that trend of rehearsing long hours. We went as long as the later bands did except we didn't get paid for it like they did.

— Jimmy Carl Black

#did #except #get #hours #i

As far as me knowing if Frank was a genius - in those days, I thought Einstein was the only genius around.

— Jimmy Carl Black

#as far as #days #einstein #far #frank

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Jimmy Carl Black on Frank Zappa:

In the seventies he toured with Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band and with Geronimo Black the band he founded with Mothers wind player Bunk Gardner. Band chronology
The Keys (1962 - ?)
The Soul Giants (1964)
The Mothers of Invention (with Frank Zappa 1964–1969)
Geronimo Black (1970–1973)
The Mesilla Valley Loboys (mid/late 1970s)
The Grandmothers (1980 onwards)
Jimmy Carl Black and the Mannish Boys (1987)
Brown Black & Blue with Arthur Brown (1988)
The Jack & Jim Show (with Eugene Chadbourne 1991–1994 2007)
The Farrell and Black Band (1995 onwards)
The Muffin Men (1992 onwards)
Sandro Oliva & the Blue Pampurio's (1996 onwards)
Jon Larsen's Strange News From Mars Band (2006–2008)


Clearly Classic (1981)
A Lil' Dab'l Do Ya (1987) − as Jimmy Carl Black & Mannish Boys
When Do We Get Paid? (1998)
Drummin' the Blues (2001)
Is Singin' the Blues (2002)
Hamburger Midnight (2002) − as BEP (Jimmy Carl Black Roy Estrada and Mike Pini)
Mercedes Benz (2003) − as Jimmy Carl Black & the X-Tra Combo
Indian Rock Songs from Jimmy Carl Black (2005) − live album
How Blue Can You Get? (2006)
Where's the $%&#@ Beer? (2008)
I Just Got in from Texas (2008) − as Chris Holzhaus Jimmy Carl Black & Louis Terrazas
Can I Borrow a Couple of Bucks Until the End of the Week? (2008)
I'm Not Living Very Extravagantly I'll Tell You for Sure. Jimmy Carl Black (February 1 1938 – November 1 2008) born James Carl Inkanish Jr.

was a drummer and vocalist for The Mothers of Invention.

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