GONG
1973-05-20? - Les Ponts-de-Ce, FR
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1973-05-20? - Les Ponts-de-Ce (near Angers), FR - aud (106m) (2cds)
Daevid Allen, Didier Malherbe, Tim Blake, Steve Hillage, Pierre Moerlen, Mike Howlett *

Disc 1:

1) The Other Side Of The Sky (11:35) *
2) Dynamite (1:04) **
3) 6/8 (2:46) ***
4) I Never Glid Before (6:33)
5) Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell (17:39) $
6) Ooby-Scooby Dooms-Day Or The D-Day D.J.'s Got The D.D.T. Blues (french version) (4:37)
7) Est-ce Que Je Suis? (6:28) =
8) I've Bin Stoned Before (2:44)
9) Mr Longshanks / O Mother (2:38)
10) You Can't Kill Me (9:55)

Disc 2:

1) Flute Salad (4:51)
2) Oily Way (6:24) +
3) Outer Temple (3:22) ?
4) I Love Its Holy Mystery (7:21) #
5) link (1:01)
6) Why Are We Sleeping? (4:25)
7) Fohat Digs Holes In Space (1:46) !
8) Radio Gnome Invisible (9:16) ^
9) Flying Teapot (1:56) $$

* Small dropout at 0:05. [Cut at 3:25].
** [Cut].
*** [Start cut].
$ [Cuts in on Daevid's spoken intro. Cut at 15:04].
= [Cut at 3:06].
+ Early version with false start, a few different words and a slightly different arrangement towards the end.
? Early version not followed by the usual "Inner Temple".
# Early "Solar Musick Suite". No "Canterbury Sunrise" and "Hiram Afterglid". [Cut at 0:53 (start slightly cut)].
! No vocals. Link at the end sounds like "Tropical Fish".
^ Some light diginoise then dropout at 3:58. [Fade out and cut].
$$ [Cuts in on drum solo].

Source: Unknown. Audience, received in a trade > downloaded flac files > wav retracked (Magix).
[Gong 1973-05-20 Pont De Ce, FR - retracked] Retracked torrent reseed on Dime (2010) by Maclen.
First seed of this show [Gong 1973.05.20 Pont De Ce] was shared on Dimeadozen (2008) by Gilberto.
No SBE's - TLH analysis - fingerprints
Calyx website lists a show at the Paris Bataclan for May 20th 1973.
Date on torrent appears to be incorrect, actual date unknown but seemingly close to May 20th 1973.


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