DAEVID ALLEN

"The Whole Truth"

 

G.A.S.
GAS 007

(cat. # on label is GAS GL8)
1992 Reissue
Cassette-only release
Total time: 53:26

A Side:

1) The Whole Truth (26:45)

B Side:

1) The Whole Truth (26:39)


Credits on cassette:

DAEVID'S PLANET GONG MYTHOLOGY TALK, 1980

This is a companion tape to "The Truth" (GAS 006). Daevid's Roundhouse lecture of 1977.
This tape was recorded in 1980 when Daevid was touring the States.
Prior to many of the gigs he would give a talk on origins of Gong, illustrated with tape constructs and collages.
Here is one of those talks.

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All songs copyright 1992
All rights reserved. & P 1980

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Cover by Jonny


Notes & details:

- A: "The Switch Doctor" excerpt / "First Softs Interview - Reelin & Squealin" / "Riot - Ooby Scooby Doomsday".
- B: Ooby Scooby Doomsday" continued / "ORFT Invasion" / "I.O.C.T." (from 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 the 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

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