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BURROUGHS, WILLIAM S. & BRION GYSIN - same

Format: LP
Label & Cat.Number: Cold Spring CSR293LP
Release Year: 2021
Note: rare spoken word recordings (ca. 1960 - 1982) from the inventors of the cut-up technique and the Dream Machine, taken from the British Library; contains permutated poems by GYSIN ca. 1960-1962, a BURROUGHS reading held in Liverpool 1982, and home recordings by the pair made in 1970... incl. extensive liner notes on the backcover; no digital version available !
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Rare recordings of beat/cut-up writers and artists William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin. Comprises the complete recording of Burroughs reading live in Liverpool in 1982, plus performances by Gysin of a selection of his permutated poems, as well as home recordings made by the pair in Paris in 1970. All recordings are taken from original tapes in the British Library collection.

Ltd Edition 180g vinyl.

Officially licensed from the British Library, The Estate of William S Burroughs, and The Estate of Brion Gysin.
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released May 10, 2021

SIDE A:

1. The Beginning is also the End (excerpt)
Speaker: William S. Burroughs
Recording date: Unknown, probably
c.1963

2-6. Reading at the Centre Hotel, Liverpool
Speaker: William S. Burroughs
Date of recording: 5.10.1982

SIDE B:

7-10. Reading at the Centre Hotel,Liverpool cont.

11. Cut-Ups Self-Explained
Speaker: Brion Gysin
Date of recording: c.1960-1962

12. I Am this Painter Brion Gysin
Speaker: Brion Gysin
Date of recording: c.1960-1962

13-18:
Pistol Poem
Ive Come to Free the Words
No Poets Dont Own Words
Calling All Reactive Agents
Junk is No Good Baby
Kick That Habit Man
Speaker: Brion Gysin
Date of recording(s): 1960-1962

19. I Am That I Am
Speaker: Brion Gysin
Date of recording: 1962

20-22. Invisible Art (three versions)
Speaker: William S. Burroughs
Date of recording: 22.03.1970

23. 'Silky supple mirrors to be folded...
Speaker: Brion Gysin
Date of recording: 22.03.1970


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