Hunter S. Thompson Gonzo: Music from the Film (5-CD Box Set)

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Format: CD  (5 Discs)
Item:  SHFA 31099

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  • Number of Discs: 5
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Shout Factory

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • Buy for $0.991.Shit, It's Only 11 O'Clock Here
  • Buy for $0.992.We're Up At Bass Lake
  • Buy for $0.993.All the Empty Cans and Beer Cartons Are On Top of the Car
  • Buy for $0.994.No Notes After Two Days of This Hell's Angels Thing
  • Buy for $0.995.It's August 5, Thursday Night, We're On the Freeway Now
  • Buy for $0.996.Was Clovis a Run?
  • Buy for $0.997.You Ever Try Peyote, Hunter?
  • Buy for $0.998.I'm Not Worried Until the Book Comes Out
  • Buy for $0.999.I'm Putting You To a Terrible Inconvenience, Hunter
  • Buy for $0.9910.On My Way Back Now From Taking Terry the Tramp Home
  • Buy for $0.9911.When I Was Talking To the the Frisco Angels the Other Night About Their Wife-Swapping...
  • Buy for $0.9912.Also Like To Get the Idea Down
  • Buy for $0.9913.What Follows Here is a Conversation Between Me and Allen Ginsberg and Two Police Officers
  • Buy for $0.9914.Ambulance Rolling, Code 3 (With Ginsberg Humming)
  • Buy for $0.9915.Tonight Was Saturday, August 7
  • Buy for $0.9916.They Run It Down That This Girl Was a Poor 19 Year Old Little Broad
  • Buy for $0.9917.Porterville is the One That Time Used, Right?
  • Buy for $0.9918.Who Was She, Have You Ever Seen Her?
  • Buy for $0.9919.Do You Remember What Day It Was?
  • Buy for $0.9920.We're Going To Have To Get Some Wisdom, Some Comments Down
  • Buy for $0.9921.It's Snowy Outside, Getting Light

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • Buy for $0.991.It's Monday Afternoon, We Have a White Cadillac Convertible
  • Buy for $0.992.Did You See the Way That Guy Looked At Us?
  • Buy for $0.993.Well, She Was Crazy. It Was Clear When I Came Into the Room That She Was Nuts,
  • Buy for $0.994.Abbe Lane At the Desert Inn. Louis Prime, Stardust
  • Buy for $0.995.You Get What You Pay For
  • Buy for $0.996.What We Should Do is Just Call the Free Press
  • Buy for $0.997.We Could Certainly Use Some Mescaline
  • Buy for $0.998.The White House Says the Guest List For Tricia Nixon and Edward Cox's Wedding In June is Limited To No More Than 400 People
  • Buy for $0.999.Let Me Call Wilcock If I Can and See If I Can Get Us Some Drugs
  • Buy for $0.9910.Oh, Hi, is Jay There?
  • Buy for $0.9911.It's Ringing
  • Buy for $0.9912.If All Else Fails Swe Must Get Ether
  • Buy for $0.9913.Remote Control Rw15
  • Buy for $0.9914.Maybe That's Where We've Gone Wrong
  • 15.I'm Getting Tired of Giving You Advice That You're Not Taking
  • Buy for $0.9916.Can They Rent That With the Option To Buy?
  • Buy for $0.9917.How Much is Your Cheapest Clarinet?
  • Buy for $0.9918.What's This?
  • Buy for $0.9919.While Taking a Piss There It Suddenly Struck Me What's Going On Here

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • Buy for $0.991.As Usual, You're Afraid of Mexicans, Aren't You?
  • Buy for $0.992.We're Approaching the Fog Cutter
  • Buy for $0.993.We're Going To the Pussycat Now
  • Buy for $0.994.Chances Are Very Good That I'll Leave Tomorrow
  • Buy for $0.995.Yes, This is Oscar Acosta In Room 1224
  • Buy for $0.996.Boulder Highway, Heading Toward Lake Mead In the Great White Whale
  • Buy for $0.997.Two Things We Should Probably Get Down
  • Buy for $0.998.Ah Yes, We're Coming Over a Hill Here
  • Buy for $0.999.I Was Just Kind of Walking Around Picking Up All This Literature
  • Buy for $0.9910.A Strange Backwaters of Some Sort; a 300 Pound Girl and a 90 Pound Boy
  • Buy for $0.9911.I'm Pulling Off On a Side Road
  • Buy for $0.9912.Aw, Jesus
  • Buy for $0.9913.Maybe I'll Drive Back Into These Weird Holes
  • Buy for $0.9914.People Appear Out of Nowhere In This Desert
  • Buy for $0.9915.What the Fuck's Going On Here
  • Buy for $0.9916.Las Vegas, April 29, Thursday Night, After the D.a.'S Convention
  • Buy for $0.9917.I Can't Imagine How I'm Going To Get This Whole Fucking Room Into One and a Half Suitcases
  • Buy for $0.9918.When I Start To Grapple With Vegas...
  • Buy for $0.9919.I Figure I'm Going To Star On Vegas Ll On Wednesday
  • Buy for $0.9920.Anyway, There's a Vegas To Be Finished

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • Buy for $0.991.This Microphone Wound Up Beneath Something Down There
  • Buy for $0.992.There's Signs of Group Hysteria In the Passengers
  • Buy for $0.993.Some Are Just Weeping Now
  • Buy for $0.994.Well, the Beauty of the Whole Thing....
  • Buy for $0.995.It's March 30th, Actually March 31
  • Buy for $0.996.The Piece Was Interrupted; the Piece Ended Here Because the Telephone Went Out
  • Buy for $0.997.Have Found Thompson, He's With Kissinger
  • Buy for $0.998.They Still Can't Reach Me
  • Buy for $0.999.The Story is Fear and Loathing In Acapulco
  • Buy for $0.9910.Telephone Call Between Duke and Gonzo
  • Buy for $0.9911.The Girls Are Laughing
  • Buy for $0.9912.Here's the First Symptom of This Goddamn Evil Drug
  • Buy for $0.9913.I've Done What Most People Would Consider an Excessive Amount of Coke
  • Buy for $0.9914.This is Wednesday Night, the Third Day of Our Cocaine Experiment
  • Buy for $0.9915.I Would Not Be Inclined
  • Buy for $0.9916.There Appears To Be Some Minimal But At Least Noticealbe Physical or Erotic Quality To It
  • Buy for $0.9917.June 28, I Think It's a Friday
  • Buy for $0.9918.We're Out Here, It's , Uh, I Don't Know What Time It is, Sometime In the Early Morning.
  • Buy for $0.9919.Yeah, We Should Relax For a Second
  • Buy for $0.9920.Lying Down On the Bed In This Stinking Little Room
  • Buy for $0.9921.I Have Every Reason To Believe That We Won't See the Fight Tonight
  • Buy for $0.9922.Fiendish. the Thing is So Bad There's No Way To Write a Story About It.
  • Buy for $0.9923.Tomorrow Morning At 6 O'Clock In the Hotel Lobby...Many Ugly Little Weird Scores Settled
  • Buy for $0.9924.There's No Way You Can Coneive What's Going To Happen To Us Tonight
  • Buy for $0.9925.....Called a Meeting Here
  • Buy for $0.9926.I Realise It's Difficult This Time of Night
  • Buy for $0.9927.We Really Have No Tickets
  • Buy for $0.9928.Ladies and Gentlemen, the Captain Has Turned On the Seat Belt Sign

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • Buy for $0.991.Hello, Hunter
  • Buy for $0.992.Why Don't You Talk To Gloria
  • Buy for $0.993.Hello. Long Distance Calling For Gloria Emerson
  • Buy for $0.994.When Were You Last There?
  • Buy for $0.995.Want To Go, Hunter?
  • Buy for $0.996.We Should Be In Saigon, In Loren Jenkins' Room #48 of the Continental Palace Hotel
  • Buy for $0.997.I Wasn't In a Position To Interpret That One Thousand Rounds, Two Thousand Rounds
  • Buy for $0.998.Nine O'Clock, Thursday Morning, Saigon, Continental Hotel, Room # 37
  • Buy for $0.999.Now It's Friday Morning
  • Buy for $0.9910.What Did You Hear?
  • Buy for $0.9911.To Get To Where We Were Yesterday....
  • Buy for $0.9912.And What Was When This Goddamn Machine Broke
  • Buy for $0.9913.And Based On a Prediction That Ford's Speech is Going To Be Rudely Received In Saigon....
  • Buy for $0.9914.Meanwhile I Have To Go Over To the Newsweek Office
  • Buy for $0.9915.Five Minutes of Six, In the Newsweek Office
  • Buy for $0.9916.Let's See, the News Tonight
  • Buy for $0.9917.The Last Commercial Airliner Still Flying Out of Here-Air Vietnam Flight 783, Hong Kong

Product Description:

Editor: Nathan Salsburg.
Introduction by: Alex Gibney.
Released as a five-disc set boasting over 100 tracks of audio recordings from Duke's vault, taken specifically between the years 1965 and 1975, The Gonzo Tapes: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is an extensive listen: extensive, but exhaustive in every sense of the word. While Thompson was on his assignments, whether it was on location for Rolling Stone or during a phone call with his editor, he documented everything; muttering thoughts onto cassettes haphazardly as his pill-propelled mind raced, before coming down to earth and typing his notes into fully realized stories. Thompson was an obsessive archivist and the basis for all of his written works was his tape recorder. Having a key to this vault and a chance to hear all these original tapes should be, in theory, a dream come true for his fans. It seems like a no fail. Here we have a raw voyeuristic look into the mind of a genius writer. Unfortunately, because the content at hand is so completely indecipherable, the collection falls way short of expectations. If it wasn't already hard to understand Hunter's speedy and sporadic lock-jawed ramblings in live interviews, the excessive background noise (air ducts, cover bands, outside conversations, howling Hell's Angels, Andrew Lloyd Webber albums, his lawyer's pan flute) makes his slur even more difficult to understand, as do the random mic bumps and variety of recorder settings (the pocket of his Hawaiian shirt is one, the sink of a bathroom while he showers is another). Even with a solid, 42-page booklet of notes, diehards will have a tough time determining exactly what is taking place, leaving one to wonder if this content should have only been pulled from its basement resting place for its original purpose of supporting the film documentary Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, and then laid to rest. Museum curators will get a kick out the historical value (especially the two and a half hours of material that would ultimately make up Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas), aspiring writers will find his technique of getting ideas to print inspirational, but casual listeners will find it frustrating trying to decipher the babble from the static. ~ Jason Lymangrover
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