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William Burroughs, Brion Gysin

William Burroughs & Brion Gysin (LP)

Label: Cold Spring

Format: LP

Genre: Sound Art

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** Limited Edition 180g vinyl. No digital. Officially licensed from the British Library, The Estate of William S Burroughs, and The Estate of Brion Gysin ** 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.

Cat. number: CSR293LP
Year: 2021

Ltd LP on 180g vinyl. Originally released on CD in 2012 by The British Library. Track 1 recording date unknown, probably circa 1963. Tracks 2-10 recorded 5.10.1982. Track 11-18 recorded circa 1960-1962. Track 19 recorded 1962. Tracks 20-23 recorded 22.03.1970. Cover image: William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin look into Gysin's Dreamachine, London 1972 Work credits: Tracks 1-10, 20-22 © The Estate of William S. Burroughs Tracks 11-19, 23 © The Estate of Brion Gysin Liner notes © Professor Colin Fallows