DAEVID ALLEN

"The Truth"

 

OTTERSONGS
OT11
1982 reissue

Cassette-only release
Total time: 71:02

Side 1:

1) The Truth (32:57)

Side 2:

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
OTTERSONGS


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. vinyl trilogy.
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.

Variations:
- 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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