Total time: 71:02
1) The Truth (32:57)
1) The Truth (38:05)
Credits on cassette:
DAEVID ALLEN - THE TRUTH
THE MYSTERY OF THE HISTORY OF THE PLANET GONG
DAEVID'S 1977 ROUNDHOUSE LECTURE
OTTERSONGS OT 11
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:
Recorded on September 4th 1977 at the
Roundhouse in London.
Recording date not indicated on cover, taken from the lecture's program (reproduced below).
Daevid's Radio Gnome Invisible
trilogy lecture; the tracks used to illustrate the narration are inserts from R.G.I.
Below is a list of the subjects covered in the lecture (with tracks in bold character).
- Side 1: Ooby Scooby Dooms Day / Zero - dope - Nuclear Mystery Temple - Melweg - Muladhara chakra - T Being - choice test - Svadhisthana chakra - Daevid reads RGI story / Radio Gnome Invisible / Manipura chakra / dark and stormy night (Greasy Truckers) / Banana Ananda - Anahata chakra - fruitcake - Gong band - Vishuddha chakra - talking head / The Pot Head Pixies / P.H.P. appears - field of Bad-De-Gras - Witch Yoni / Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell (fades).
- Side 2: Ajna chakra - Sahashrara chakra / Witch's Song - I Am Your Pussy / Zero drinks a potion - Selene / The Other Side Of The Sky / Castle in the clouds / prostitute / Selene / Outer Temple / Zero meets the Octave doctor / Thought For Nought / Are you still there June? - taxi driver - temple building - the isle of everywhere / Perfect Mystery / fruitcake / The Isle Of Everywhere / Zero blows it / You Never Blow Yr Trip Forever (fades).
The Truth was released as part of the first GAS tapes batch in 1979, appearing for sale on Essential GAS list.
This 1982 Ottersongs issue appeared for sale from GAS on Whats Going On Gas 82 magazine.
- yellow card inlay, unique "The Truth" side 1 label, white Ottersongs (trees) side 2 label - © 1982
- pink paper inlay, unique "The Truth" side 1 label, white Ottersongs (footprints) side 2 label - © Ottersongs
There was a further reissue on cassette in 1992 (same content, different cover) but never released on LP or CD.
Sep. 4th 1977 Roundhouse lecture program
yellow card inlay
Cassette labels (yellow card inlay - Ottersongs trees)
Cassette labels (pink paper inlay - Ottersongs footprints)
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