William Burroughs Call Me Burroughs

Call Me Burroughs
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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1995
  • Label: Rhino


  • 1.Bradley The Buyer
  • 2.Meeting Of International Conference Of Technological Psychiatry
  • 3.The Fish Poison Con
  • 4.Thing Police Keep All Board Room Reports
  • 5.Mr. Bradley Mr. Martin Hear Us Through The Hole In Thin Air
  • 6.Where You Belong (Rewrite)
  • 7.Inflexible Authority
  • 8.Uranian Willy (Rewrite)

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Reissue producers: James Grauerholz, James Austin.
Recorded at the English Bookshop, Paris, France in 1965. Originally released on ESP-Disk (1050). Includes liner notes by Emmett Williams, Jean-Jacques Label, Barry Alfonso and Barry Miles.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Personnel: William S. Burroughs (vocals).
Audio Remasterer: Bob Fisher .
Liner Note Authors: Jean-Jacques Lebel; Emmett Williams ; Barry Alfonso; Barry Miles.
Editor: Ian Sommerville.
Photographers: Harriet Crowther; Tony Balch; Joseph Zinnato; James Grauerholz; Brion Gysin.
Unknown Contributor Roles: James Austin; Gary Peterson .
Originally released in 1965, this spoken word record was the first foray into the recording industry by Beat legend William S. Burroughs. Subsequently Burroughs recorded a number of solo projects, in addition to collaborating with everyone from John Cale and Laurie Anderson to Tom Waits and Kurt Cobain. The CD booklet contains a wealth of information about Burroughs, the manner in which these recordings were made, and about the Beat community in Paris in the 50's and 60's, as well as including the liner notes of original 1965 edition of the album.
This collection features excerpts from three novels, NAKED LUNCH, SOFT MACHINE, and NOVA EXPRESS. The excerpts--which, read as short stories, are independent and do not require listener to be familiar with the novels--follow the exploits of junkies, prostitutes, doctors, and others as they move through grisly underworlds without concern for the borders between reality and hallucination. By turns, they are blackly funny and deeply sinister, often within the same piece. Delivered in an instantly recognizable, craggy and clipped mid-western drawl, CALL ME BURROUGHS gives these words a voice that will reverberate for listeners wherever Burroughs' name is mentioned.

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  • UPC: 081227184827
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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