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Dead City Radio

Dead City Radio

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by William S. Burroughs
     
 

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One of the best Burroughs recordings, Dead City Radio features the writer reading five previously unreleased pieces, along with selections from several of his books. The acerbic Burroughs wit is at its finest on many of these selections, and he even takes a shot at singing on one track. Musical

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One of the best Burroughs recordings, Dead City Radio features the writer reading five previously unreleased pieces, along with selections from several of his books. The acerbic Burroughs wit is at its finest on many of these selections, and he even takes a shot at singing on one track. Musical contributors to this project include Sonic Youth, Donald Fagen, Lenny Pickett, Cheryl Hardwick, Chris Stein, and John Cale.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/31/1990
Label:
Fontana Island
UPC:
0042284626422
catalogNumber:
846264
Rank:
50541

Related Subjects

Tracks

  1. William's Welcome: What Are You Here For?
  2. A Thanksgiving Prayer
  3. Naked Lunch Excerpts: You Got Any Eggs for Fats?/Dinner ...
  4. Ah Pook the Destroyer/Brion Gysin's All-Purpose Bedtime Story
  5. After-Dinner Conversation: An Atrocious Conceit/Where He Was Going
  6. Kill the Badger!
  7. A New Standard by Which to Measure Infamy
  8. The Sermon on the Mount 1 (W.S.B. Reads the Good Book)
  9. No More Stalins, No More Hitlers
  10. The Sermon on the Mount 2
  11. Scandal at the Jungle Hiltons
  12. The Sermon on the Mount 3
  13. Love Your Enemies
  14. Dr. Benway's House
  15. Apocalypse
  16. The Lord's Prayer
  17. Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fuss Auf Liebe Eingestellt (Falling in Love Again)

Album Credits

Performance Credits

William S. Burroughs   Primary Artist,Vocals,Voices
Donald Fagen   Track Performer
Sonic Youth   Track Performer
Tom Varner   French Horn
Cheryl Hardwick   Organ,Piano,Track Performer
Dennis Martin   Vocals
Leslie Miller   Vocals
Maxine Neuman   Cello
Lenny Pickett   Clarinet,Woodwind,Track Performer
Bobby Previte   Percussion
Frank Simms   Vocals
Chris Stein   Track Performer
NBC Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble

Technical Credits

Allen Ginsberg   Contributor
Jon Anderson   Composer
Bill Bruford   Composer
Steve Howe   Composer
Lee Ranaldo   Contributor
Chris Squire   Composer
Joe Ferla   Engineer
Kim Gordon   Contributor
Nelson Lyon   Producer
Thurston Moore   Contributor
Lenny Pickett   Arranger
Hal Willner   Producer,Engineer,Liner Notes
Chris Laidlaw   Engineer
Adrian Boot   Cover Photo

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