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Gong Glastonbury Fayre 1971 album cover
3.65 | 7 ratings | 3 reviews | 29% 5 stars

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Live, released in 2002

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Intro... (0:22)
2. It's Only The World Said The Girl (3:48)
3. Dexter (Electricity Cut...) (0:45)
4. Fun Gods (3:58)
- Ha Ha
- Name Game
- Toe Cake
- Awe Mantram
- Dingobox
5. John Peel's Judgement (0:04)
6. Divine Mother (8:41)
7. Radio Gnome (Explosion) (0:45)
8. Bambolay / Ya Sunne (3:56)
9. Applause / Dexter (0:17)

Total Time: 22:36

Line-up / Musicians

- Daevid Allen / guitar, Glissando guitar & vocals
- Gilli Smyth / spacewhisper & vocals
- Didier Malherbe / saxophones
- Christian Tritsch / bass
- Laurie Allen / drums
- Peter Pussydog / laughter

Releases information

1972 Daevid Allen & p 2002 GAS Records

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GONG Glastonbury Fayre 1971 ratings distribution

(7 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(29%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(29%)
Good, but non-essential (14%)
Collectors/fans only (29%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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4 stars OK, so its not perfect ... but it is a little gem, if only for 3 tracks. The opener, "Its only the world said the girl" (which by the way was the opening number of the Melkweg encore 2006) is a 5 star surprise, sadly mashed by a power cut at only 3.48 mins in. You get the feeling that it would h ... (read more)

Report this review (#102192) | Posted by Caveman | Friday, December 8, 2006 | Review Permanlink

5 stars This is actually a very limited edition cd (500 copies) with music from gong, recorded live 1971.This was many people's vinyl introduction to the band and what an introduction it is. The perfect distillation of what it was to experience Gong in full flow in the late '60's and early '70's and e ... (read more)

Report this review (#84161) | Posted by | Wednesday, July 19, 2006 | Review Permanlink

2 stars A rip-off, completely. I brought the album thinking that it was gonna be a very good early Gong live recording. Unfortunatly it's not :( If you look closely at the timing for the album 22:36 and five of the song are 0:45 sec or less. In the end, you have four song that are o.k. but a little bit ... (read more)

Report this review (#80572) | Posted by Fido73 | Wednesday, June 7, 2006 | Review Permanlink

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