Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Barnes and Barnes



Rolly-polly fish heads
Are never seen drinking cappuccino
In Italian restaurants,
With Oriental women... yeah!

Barnes & Barnes, fictional twin brothers Art Barnes and Artie Barnes (Bill Mumy and Robert Haimer, respectively), are a "novelty rock" duo based in "Lumania", a fictional mythological civilization (similar to Lemuria or Atlantis).

I was OBSESSED with them as a young teen, they were my Zappa period...

With their casio tone beats and ridiculous lyrics, this is a must for all you fans seeking silly and synthy New Wave moments..

I can't find my old B&B Lp's but here is the best of, this was also a limited Rhino VHS release, and someone has posted all the file info here

Barnes & Barnes - Zabagabee CD - 1988 - USA



Get them here:

ZABAGABEE Pt 1

ZABAGABEE Pt 2


I'm going to bed!

But wait...

VID!!!

Barnes & Barnes: Fish Heads



that's Bill Paxton in the Nu Mod outfit..

Love it!!

Clap Clap

5 comments:

Ursula 1000 said...

and that's Dr.Demento playing the part of the street bum!

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bobbysu said...

thank you very much

Anonymous said...

Vielen dank!

zappahead said...

Thanks for sharing this really looney recording.....cant belive bill mumy is one of them....like it as its kind of zappaish....cheers.