William S. Burroughs & Brion Gysin - S/T
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William S. Burroughs & Brion Gysin - S/T

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  • Product Code: 12" Black Vinyl
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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. Officially licensed from the British Library, The Estate of William S Burroughs, and The Estate of Brion Gysin.

Ltd Edition on 180g black vinyl.

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 I’ve Come to Free the Words No Poets Don’t 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

William S. Burroughs & Brion Gysin - The Beginning is Also The End (excerpt)