DAEVID ALLEN + FRIENDS

"Studio Follies"

 

OTTERSONGS
OT18
1982

Cassette-only release
Total time: 64:56

Side One: (31:55)

1) Shakti Yoni
2) Our Fathers
3) Euterpe
4) Time Of The Goddess

Side Two: (33:01)

1) Radio Gnome Premix
2) Est Que Je Suis
3) Hypnotize Yer
4) Loops
5) Big City
6) Intros
7) R 'n 'R Angel
8) Nightmare Of Mr. Respectable
9) Radio (Witches Spell)


Credits on cassette:

DAEVID ALLEN + FRIENDS
STUDIO FOLLIES

OTTER SONGS OT18

All rights of the manufacturer and of the owner of the recorded work reserved.
Unauthorised public performance,broadcasting and copying of this tape prohibited. 1982


Notes & details:

- Shakti Yoni: same backing track as on Mother but longer (10 m.), different speed, no dubbed vocals. Gong '71.
- Our Fathers: Daevid performed this poem many times ever since the Soft Machine UFO days. No date & venue.
- Euterpe Live: Jethro Tull's "Thick As A Brick" & Jesse Fuller's "San Francisco Bay Blues". No date and venue.
- Time Of The Goddess: early "Zero The Hero" coda as heard on B9. Mix differes from Mother. Gong 1971.
- Radio Gnome Premix: a shorter version is on Mystery & History Of Planet G**G, not Flying Teapot lp mix.
- Est Que Je Suis: A side of 1970 single, unavailable at the time. On Je Ne Fume Pas Des Bananes.
- Hypnotize Yer: B side of 1970 single, unavailable at the time. On Je Ne Fume Pas Des Bananes.
- Loops: unknown fragment from Daevid's collages.
- Big City: "Well it's only the world" introduces this Camembert era version (with Pip Pyle).
- Intros: different version of these collages on Camembert Eclectique; includes live band for next lineup.
- R'n'R Angel: incomplete here, complete version is on Je Ne Fume Pas Des Bananes.
- Nightmare Of Mr. Respectable: "Goldilox", as on Je Ne Fume Pas Des Bananes.
- Radio: early live version of "Zero the Hero" with "Time of the Goddess" coda and "I Am Your Fantasy" verses.

No info about recording dates or venues appear on this cassette.
It appeared for sale from Ottersongs-Gas on Whats Going On Gas 82 magazine.
My copy has greenish blue inlay card and Ottersongs labels.

Reissued in 1992 (GAS 010) with same content (slightly different titles and tracking; info added for most tracks).


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