William S. Burroughs & Brion Gysin LP



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.

William Burroughs:
1. The Beginning is also the End (excerpt)
2-6. Reading at the Centre Hotel, Liverpool
7-10. Reading at the Centre Hotel, Liverpool (Cont.)

Brion Gysin:
11. Cut-Ups Self-Explained
12. I Am this Painter
13. Pistol Poem
14. I’ve Come to Free the Words
15. No Poets Don’t Own Words
16. Calling All Reactive Agents
17. Junk is No Good Baby
18. Kick That Habit Man
19. I Am That I Am

William S. Burroughs:
20-22. Invisible Art (Three Versions)

Brion Gysin:
23. ‘Silky Supple Mirrors To Be Folded…’


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