DAEVID ALLEN

"The Whole Truth"

 

OTTER SONGS / G.A.S.
(Ottersongs tape number 30)

Cassette-only release
Total time: 57:50

Side A:

1) The Whole Truth (A) (30:57)

Side B:

1) The Whole Truth (B) (26:53)


Credits on cassette:

"THE WHOLE TRUTH OF DAEVID ALLEN!"

This recording was made in the USA. On his 1980 tour.
A unique insight into the history and mystery of DAEVID ALLEN.

OTTER SONGS / G.A.S.
Ottersongs tape number 30


Notes & details:

- Side A: "Switch Doctor" excerpt / "First Softs Interview - Reelin & Squealin" / "Riot - Ooby Scooby Doomsday".
- Side A of ends with bits of tape apparently played randomly and tape noise (a leftover from real time copy).

- Side B: "Ooby Scooby Doomsday" continued / "ORFT Invasion" / "I.O.C.T." (Greasy Truckers) / "NME Interview".

flyer Recorded:

August 9th 1980
Los Angeles, CA
Vanguard Gallery
*

Daevid Allen's lecture on his past work (from early Bill Burroughs and Soft Machine days to Gong) with the aid of tapes played to the audience.

Divided Alien Clockwork Band show (Daevid solo with tapes) followed.
The show remains unreleased to this day.

The recording on this cassette is mono.
A better sounding stereo recording of this lecture exists (complete show).

* Exact date not on cover. Source: ubCo Archives.

Date and venue confirmed by Calyx website.

 

 

Aug. 9th 1980 Vanguard Gallery program

No release date appearing on cover, it appeared for sale on 1988 G.A.S. Merchandise Catalogue.
My copy has turquoise inlay card (scan from my copy above), white GAS labels, no release date.


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