GONG
1973-10-06 - Halifax, UK
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1973-10-06 - Halifax, UK - Clarences - aud (80m) (2cd)
Daevid Allen, Didier Malherbe, Tim Blake, Steve Hillage, Pierre Moerlen, Mike Howlett *

Disc 1:

1) wibble (2:54) *
2) The Other Side Of The Sky (8:13) **
3) Dynamite (1:15) ***
4) 6/8 (2:39)
5) Radio Gnome Invisible (7:29)
6) Fohat Digs Holes In Space (8:44) $
7) Eat That Phonebook (3:39) =
8) wibble (1:59) +
9) Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell (cut) (4:02)
10) hidden wardrobe (Genesis leftover) (1:27)

Disc 2:

1) Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell (end) (2:11) ?
2) I Never Glid Before (5:34) #
3) wibble (4:08) !
4) Flute Salad (6:10) ++
5) wibble (1:03) &&
6) Oily Way > Outer Temple (5:06) $$
7) Inner Temple (3:12)
8) Flying Teapot > Wet Drum Sandwich (6:31) !!
9) Eat That Phonebook Coda (3:55)

* Allen talks about pot head pixies with glissando guitar. Not Radio Gnome tape intro. [Cut on Daevid's intro].
** [Cuts in on intro].
*** "Dynamite" as "Bambule".
$ With "Well it's only the world" intro
= "Eat That Phonebook" fast tempo coda, not "Eat The Phone Book Coda" tune on Angels Egg.
+ Spoken introduction to "Zero The Hero".
? "Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell" end (no sung coda). [Cuts in after tape flip. Crossfade at 1:12].
# [Cuts at 1:19].
! "Bloomdido Bad De Grass himself (...) rendition of Flute Salad". With spoken intro (including "feedback dog").
++ "Fred The Fish" quote.
&& "Mr. Glad De Bras, I mean Bad De Gras if you please...". "Loveliest Night of The Year" quote.
$$ "Oily Way": skip at 2:02.
!! No verse, chorus only. With Moerlen's drum solo.

Source: AudioGold 90 > Sony Professional Walkman > Chord Company cable > Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro > ...
[Gong - Live In Halifax '73] Shared as torrent on Dime by Twosheds.
No SBE's - true lossless source.
Sounds slow. This show would fit on 1 cd without the extraneous Genesis bit.
Show listed on
PlanetGong and Calyx websites.


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