HERE & NOW with Daevid Allen,
Gilli Smyth & George Bishop
1978-12-18 - Norwich, UK
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1978-12-18 - Norwich, UK - The Barn - University East Anglia - aud/sbd (102m) (2cd)
Steffe Sharpstrings, Kif Kif Le Batteur, Keith Th' Bass, Suze Da Blooze, Gavin Da Blitz, Ano Wombat +
Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth, George Bishop

Disc 1:

1) jam (4:55) *
2) jam 2 > Take It Or Leave It (10:17) **
3) jam 3 (4:46) ***
4) jam 4 (7:05) $
5) jam 5 (3:48)
6) jam 6 (3:03) !
7) Stoned Innocent Frankenstein (3:26) #
8) jam 7 (5:01) &

Disc 2:

1) Big Daddy (2:05) =
2) Something Tells Me (0:43) +
3) A Kiss To Build A Dream On > jam (8:22) ^

4) I Was a Mastoid Schitzoid (7:50) % #
5) Jeremy And Norman Loved Each Other (0:10) ?
6) Only Make Love If You Want To > Zero Theme (6:02) $$
7) People Poem / jam / All Is Zero Before The Great One (25:02) ==
8) New Age Transformation Try / No More Sages (9:57) !!

* [Start is cut]. "Catch yourself dreaming..." Fades out.
** Fades in. Includes
theme used on other jams (1977-07-07 Glastonbury & 1977-08-07 Crymych).
- "Take It Or Leave It" [Cut at 10:05 and 10:14].
*** Fades in. "What you're gonna do?" sung over same theme as on Jam 2. [Cut at 4:39].
$ Fades in. "You are the music too...". Fades out.
! Fades in. "There's only one radio station...". Fades out.
# Lead vocal not by Daevid.
& Actually
Birmingham Bournbrook Hotel 1978-12-?? (much longer there). Fades in "Sgt. Pepper's" lyrics quote.
= Aka "Tokyo Freedom Blues".
+ [Cut].
^ "A Kiss To Build A Dream On": a very loose interpretation of Louis Armstrong's standard.

% Speed issues (7:18 to end).
? Mystery fragment. [Cut at start and end].
$$ [
Cut at 1:25]. From
Gong Xmas Party at the Electric Ballroom Dec 19th 1978. Some stereo image changes.
- "Zero Theme" coda not on "Now is The Happiest Time Of Your Life".
== "What's Gong on?" Daevid sings "There is no time to lose". [
Cut at 18:35?] Dropout at 18:56. [Cut].
!! [
Cut at start but complete]. "Om Mani Padme Hum" coda, no "Brothasista Invocation" poem.

Source: Traded CDR > EAC (original logs inc.) > Flac > wav (retracked & edit) > Flac.
[Here & Now with Daevid Allen 1978-12-18 University Of East Anglia, UK] Torrent shared on Dime by Maclen.
Trader's Little Helper detects lossy source for disc 1 and cannot detect source for disc 2.

A 45 minute cdr version also circulates.
Date and venue confirmed by late 1978 GAS magazine (see above).

# Officialy released on 1994 Gas Tape ("Big Daddy Norwich tape Planet Gong 77").


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