HERE & NOW

"Off The Cuff"

 

CASS 1
1980?
Cassette-only release
Total time: 88:21

Side A: (45:05)

1) Crest France 23 May, joined to Zampeter St. David's College 1 May
2) Newcastle "Black Bull" 31 August
3) Nottingham "Sandpiper" 2 September
4) Leamington Spa "The Crown" 11 May
5) Leeds "Fforde Greene" 1 September
6) Woolwich Thames Poly 12 May

Side B: (43.16)

1) Fishbach Festival Lake Constance Germany 27 May


Credits on cassette:

HERE & NOW

OFF THE CUFF

6 & 7 Free Tours 1979

Music

Keith Tha Bass - Bass, Tap dancing
Rob Bougie
- Drums
Gavin De Blitz
- Synthi
Steffy
- Guitar, Vocals
Bernie Elliot
- Slide guitar
Grant Showbiz - Mixage

Recorded on the 6 & 7 free Here & Now tours

Cover art Tony Martinez
Photo J.T.
1979


Notes & details:

- Newcastle "Black Bull" 31 August: the ostinato bass part towards the end is the same played on "Hairy Barber".
- Leamington Spa "The Crown" 11 May: an audience recording of this show circulates.
- Woolwich Thames Poly 12 May: an audience recording of this show circulates.
- Fishbach Festival: also on Past Masters. "Last Chance" bass riff in the 2nd jam. Keith's recallections here.

The "Fishbach Festival " side is the same as on Past Masters where it is dated as Sep. 28th 1980 (correct date).

This is a collection of live impros from Here & Now's free tours 6 & 7 (1979/1980), sold at gigs and by mail order.

An expanded remastered double cd reissue from Steffie Sharpstrings is planned.


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