York Ding Dong"
OTTERSONGS / G.A.S.
No catalogue #
Total time: 53:41
Side 1: (26:47)
1) N.Y. Intermeadiate Theatre
3) People Poem
4) Master Builder
5) Isle Of Everywhere
Side 2: (26:54)
1) Banana Reggae
2) No Other Than The Mother
4) I Am The Fool
5) 20 and 20 Schoolgirls
6) Master Builder
Notes & details:
- N.Y. Intermeadiate Theatre Interview:
Daevid announcing the Oct. 8th 1978 "13 hour Zu manifestival".
- Rapist: Mother Gong; a different edit is on Gilli's Live In USA 79 tape. Includes "Brothasista Invocation" poem.
Preceded by polemic speech on Gomelski by Robert Christgau of Village Voice and Daevid's reply.
- People Poem: also on Daevid Allen Live In USA 79 tape. Includes "Ooby Scooby Dooms Day" coda at end.
- Master Builder: Fades out.
- Isle Of Everywhere: "Cops at the door!" Fades out.
- Improvisation: "Fohat Digs Holes In Space", same version used in Daevid's "Gong ORFT Invasion 1971" collage.
- Dynamite: No info at all. Early "Dynamite", cut early.
- Banana Reggae: no info, it has the usual "Figaro" quote at the end.
- No Other Than The Mother: different mix of "No Other Than The Mother..." on N'Existe Pas, no clarinet here
- 333: same performance as on N'Existe Pas! but without overdubs.
- I Am The Fool: in catalan. Same track used for Gilli's Mother (Moerlen's drum loop). Different on Tape Works.
- 5 & 20 Schoolgirls: Euterpe rehearsal for Paris Reunion. Start and end cut, complete on Studio Rehearsal '77.
- Master Builder: Daevid sings in french so this should be from France, Nov-Dec 1974. Bruford drumming. Fades.
Tracks 2 to 5 of Side 1 from October 8th 1978 New York City, NY (USA), Zu House (Zu Manifestival)
(Introduced as "Mother Gong" and "Gong")
New York Gong (introduced as Gong)
Daevid Allen (guitar/vocals)
Gilli Smyth (vocals)
PlanetGong website has this info instead: "Allen, Smyth, Cutler, Laswell, Cultreri, and a saxophonist named George Bishop; maybe Beinhorn made some Moonweed noises too, and there might have been another drum kit for Maher".This cassette was originally released by GAS in 1979 as NY Ding Dong / No Ganja Reggae.
NY Intermeadiate Theatre Interview, Rapist, People Poem, Master Builder, Isle Of Everywhere can also be found on Alien Going Over The Top GAS tape (1979 first edition only).
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