SPHYNX + OFF BEATS + GONG
1978-12-19 - London, NY
Xmas Party
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1978 12 19 - London, UK - Electric Ballroom - aud (159m) (2cd) torrent
SPHYNX: Nik Turner, Karina Peggoty, Harry Wiliamson, Mo Vicarage, Trevor Darks, Ermanno Ghisio-Erba
OFF BEATS: Hamish McDonald, Tasmin Smyth & others
GONG: Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth, Laurie Allan, Harry Williamson, Hugh Hopper, George Bishop

poster

Disc 1:

NIK TURNER'S SPHYNX:
1) Nik Turner Intro (1:05)                                                                              
2) ? (11:13)
3) ? (7:57)
4) ? (5:28)
5) Thoth (7:52)
6) Sonic Savages (5:46)
7) ? (6:31)
8) Nuclear Waste (5:12)
9) ? (7:22)

OFF BEATS:
10) Master Builder (4:32)
11) Beat On The Brat (3:03)
12) Submission (3:23)
13) "A bit of jamaican love music" (4:21)
14) Bye Bye (5:25)

Disc 2:

GONG:
1) Daevid Allen intro (2.23)
2) Only Make Love If You Want To / Zero Theme (6:09) #
3) band intro (3.51)
4) The Rapist (3:04)
5) Brothasista Invocation (1:17)
6) I Am Your  Fantasy (2:41)
7) Shakti Yoni (4:40)
8) I Am A Fool (4:41)
9) OK Man, This Is Your World (4:37)
10) I Am Your Animal / Dynamite (8:32)
11) Prostitute Poem (Street Version) (3:54)
12) Tropical Fish (11:10)
13) Next Time Ragtime (3:21)
14) Time Of The Goddess (1:06)
15) Fohat Digs Holes In Space (9:39)
16) Fire (1:46)
17) Witch's Song / I Am Your Pussy (7:02)

Source: (except d2 t17): 1st gen cassette from Woodland's AUD master (played back with no dolby)>wav>flac.
D2 t17: 2nd gen>wav>flac. Left channell on this track had almost no music so I pasted right channell to left one.
[Sphynx - Offbeats - Gong Xmas Party London 1978-12-19] Original audience recording by Woodland.
Upgraded substitute of original seed. New complete version shared as torrent on Dime by Maclen.
No SBE's - True lossless source.

Date and venue confirmed by show flyer and 1978 GAS mag (see above).
Show listed on PlanetGong and Calyx.
# Officially released on Planet Gong's Ba Ba Blacksheep GAS tape.


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