Episode 4 - Roots of Performance

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“Roots of Performance”
Chapter 4 from Frank Moore’s book, Art Of A Shaman
Read by Annie Sprinkle
NYC Interview

The Outrageous Horror Show

Uncomfortable Zones of Fun, June 25, 2011

Intimate Experiments in Deep Core Passion, August 1, 2003

Exploring Of Possibilities Of Passion, March 14, 2003

Exploring Of Possibilities Of Passion, April 4, 2003

The Passions’ Conductor

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a poem by Frank Moore

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How Frank & Linda Met Annie Sprinkle

A Winter’s Morning - Frank Moore’s Shaman’s Den (audio)


Intimate Cave - Franklin Furnace, New York City 1987
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“To Be Free”
written and performed by Tha Archivez
Risk For Deep Love, August 4, 2012


Annie Sprinkle

Annie Sprinkle photo by Julian Cash


(in order of appearance)

Opening music:
Piano by Frank Moore
An excerpt from a live performance,
“Sing Along, Jam Along, Play Along, Dance Along,
Rub Along, Move Along with Frank Moore”
for Leslie Baker's Salon, Montreal, Quebec, Canada via Skype.
Recorded March 10, 2012.
“Let Me Be Frank” (the song)
written, arranged, performed and produced by Vinnie Spit Santino
recorded, mixed and mastered at Vinali Creative Group, Van Nuys, CA by Vinnie Spit Santino
Vinnie Spit Santino - lead vocals, all guitars, bass
Frank Moore - vocals on bridge
Rebecca Kyler Downs - backing vocals and all harmonies
Gary Ponder - drums
Drake Peterson - trumpet
Tony Rinaldi - trombone

Chapter title animation music:
by Michael LaBash
Background music:
by Sander Roscoe Wolff  

Sander Roscoe Wolff

Chanted by Michael LaBash
Background music:
excerpt from “Body Music”
performed by Frank Moore’s Chero Company
Leigh Gates, Michael LaBash, Alexi Malenky & Rourke Smith

How Frank & Linda Met Annie Sprinkle
Background music:
“Happy Dance”
written by Jerome T. Youngman
performed by Mutant Press
from the album “Strung Out On You”
500 Pound Weasel Records

Annie Sprinkle bio
background music:
performed by Father of Skins

Closing credits music:
“Jesus Was A Punk”
written by John the Baker
performed by John the Baker with Slimy Penis Breath
from the album “LIVE”

John the Baker

“To Be Free”
written and performed by Tha Archivez
Longhorn Entertainment

Photos by:

Jim Appleton
Les Barany
Julian Cash
Ken Jennings
Steve Jennings
Tracy Kauffman-Wood
Eric Kroll
Michael LaBash
Daniel Lorenze
Linda Mac
Alexi Malenky
Debbie Moore
Dave Patrick
Kevin Rice
Annie Sprinkle
David Steinberg
Mary Sullivan

Illustrations by:

Lee Kay
Charles R. Knight [Public Domain]
Michael LaBash
Frank Moore
Justin Page
John Seabury

Additional footage:

Dave Swan’s Dog House
Betty Boop: “Minnie The Moocher” by Max Fleischer [Public Domain]
Betty Boop: “I Heared” by Max Fleischer [Public Domain]
Three Stooges: “Disorder In The Court” [Public Domain]
Life and Passion of Christ (1903) [Public Domain]
Stock footage: Mitch Martinez www.mitchmartinez.com

Editing, Animation, and Titles:

Michael LaBash

Produced by

Linda Mac & Michael LaBash

Directed by

Frank Moore

Thanks to all of the readers so far .....

Tha Archivez
Kenneth Atchley
Dr. Susan Block
Paul Couillard
Steve Davis
Stephen Emanuel
Paul Escriva
 Edna Floretta
Barbara Golden
Fred Hatt
John the Baker
Dr. Richard Kerbavaz
Michael LaBash
Kirk Lumpkin
Linda Mac
Alexi Malenky
Jake McGee
Kayla Moon
Corey Nicholl
Carl Off
Vinnie Spit Santino
Erika Shaver-Nelson
Russell Shuttleworth
Linda Carmella Sibio
Gerald Smith
Megan Soriano
Annie Sprinkle
David Steinberg
Veronica Vera
Martha Wilson

And thanks to all of the musicians who have created music for this project so far …

Kenneth Atchley
Stephen Emanuel
Father of Skins
Barbara Golden
Phog Masheeen
Vinnie Spit Santino
Sander Roscoe Wolff
Jerome T. Youngman (Mutant Press)
Thanks to the crew at Coffee Conscious for keeping us going!
Thanks to Vinnie Spit Santino for the title!

Frank Moore’s Website