Gong Live Etc.

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Gong Live Etc.
Live album by Gong
Released 1977
Recorded May 1973-Sep 1975
Genre Progressive rock, psychedelic rock, space rock
Length 78:33
Label Virgin
Producer Mike Howlett & Phil Newell
Gong live chronology
Gong est Mort, Vive Gong
(1977)
Gong Live Etc.
(1977)
Floating Anarchy Live 1977
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic.com 4.5/5.0 stars[1]

Gong Live Etc. is a live album by Gong, recorded between 1973 and 1975 and originally released in 1977. It is a set of live recordings (including some two-track "off-the-desk" material), studio out-takes and BBC session recordings spanning the years 1973 to 1975.

Track listing[edit]

Credits to C.O.I.T. refer to Compagnie d'Opera Invisible de Thibet, an alternate collective name for Gong.

Side one[edit]

  1. "You Can't Kill Me" (Daevid Allen) – 6:50 – lineup A, 1973
  2. "Zero the Hero and the Witch's Spell" (Allen, Christian Tritsch) – 11:08 – lineup A, 1973
  3. "Flying Teapot" (Allen, Francis Moze) – 6:28 – lineup A, 1973

Side two[edit]

  1. "Dynamite / I Am Your Animal" (Gilli Smyth, Tritsch) – 5:44 – lineup A, 1973
  2. "6/8" (C.O.I.T.) – 3:53 – lineup A, 1973
  3. "Est-ce que Je Suis" (Allen) – 4:12 – lineup A, 1973
  4. "Ooby-Scooby Doomsday or The D-Day DJ's Got the D.D.T. Blues" (Allen) – 5:15 – lineup A, 1973 – studio, track omitted on CD edition

Side three[edit]

  1. "Radio Gnome Invisible" (Allen) – 7:35 – lineup B, 1974 – studio, BBC
  2. "Oily Way" (Allen, Didier Malherbe) – 3:20 – lineup B, 1974 – studio, BBC
  3. "Outer Temple" (Tim Blake, Steve Hillage) – 1:05 – lineup B, 1974 – studio, BBC
  4. "Inner Temple" (Allen, Malherbe) – 5:15 – lineup B, 1974 – studio, BBC
  5. "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" (C.O.I.T.) – 3:07 – lineup A, 1974 – studio

Side four[edit]

  1. "Isle of Everywhere" (C.O.I.T.) – 10:24 – lineup C, 1975
  2. "Get It Inner" (C.O.I.T.) – 2:31 – lineup C, 1975
  3. "Master Builder" (C.O.I.T.) – 5:56 – lineup C, 1975
  4. "Flying Teapot (Reprise)" (Allen, Moze) – 1:55 – lineup C, 1975

Source[edit]

  • Side 1: Edinburgh Festival, Scotland, September 1973
  • Side 2 live tracks: Club Arc-en-ciel, Roanne, France, August 1973
  • Side 2 studio track: Manor Studio, Oxfordshire, England, June 1973
  • Side 3 BBC tracks: BBC Studios, England, January 1974
  • Side 3 studio track: Manor Studio, Oxfordshire, England, during You sessions (1974)
  • Side 4: Marquee Club, England, September 1975

Personnel[edit]

Lineup A[edit]

Lineup B[edit]

Lineup C[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic.com review

External links[edit]