The GTOs (Girls Together Outrageously) were an a cappella girl group from the Los Angeles area, specifically the Sunset Strip scene.Only active for two and a half years (1968-1970) with a single reunion in 1974, Pamela Miller and Linda Parker met around 1966 while attending Cleveland High School in Los Angeles.
The latter track also features Titelman's brother-in-law, guitarist Ry Cooder, both of whom appear on Captain Beefheart's Safe As Milk album.
Track 5 "The Captain's Fat Theresa Shoes" is a GTO comment on Beefheart's taste in footwear (his cousin Victor Hayden had introduced him to Pamela Des Barres).
Christine Frka traveled to Los Angeles from San Pedro with Sandra Rowe, and both lived in the basement of Frank Zappa's Log Cabin at 2401 Laurel Canyon Boulevard in the Hollywood Hills in 1968.
Christine was the live-in nanny for Zappa's eldest child Moon Unit, before Pamela took over the position the following year.
Some semantic difficulties toward the end of the conversation provide a convenient transition to the next piece of material.) The G. O.’s write all their own lyrics & no subject matter covered by these lyrics was suggested by any outside source.
The choice of subjects is a reflection of the girls’ own attitudes toward their environment.
We publish reports and file lawsuits to raise public awareness about vendors and the enormous contribution they make to our city.
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The songs are mixed in with conversations between the members of the group, friends, and others, including Cynthia Plaster Caster and Rodney Bingenheimer.
The album features songwriting contributions from Lowell George, Jeff Beck and Davy Jones.
Of course, short is relative; what we consider “average” height varies depending on geographic locale and someone who’s 5’6″ would consider someone who’s 5’9″ (the average for American men) to be lucky.