Bill bissett and the mandan massacre awake in the red desert

$750.00

Bissett, Bill & th Mandan Massacre - Awake in th Red Desert

Format: LP
Label: See Hear Productions ST-55850, 51
Year: 1968
Origin: Halifax, Nova Scotia - Vancouver, British Columbia
Genre: Spoken Word Poetry Sound
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Value of Original Title: $750.00
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Release Type: Albums
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Playlist: Top 50 Collector Albums, Rarest Canadian Music, British Columbia, 1960's, Nova Scotia, Canadian Poetry

Tracks

Track Name
th deacon bros in barbados
o a b a
an ode to d a levy
my mouths on fire
awake in the red desert
arbutus garden apartments 6 p m
heard ya tellin
fires in the tempul
she, still and curling
is yr car 2 soft 4 th road
and th green wind
yu sing
now, according to paragraph C
she's a very good cook

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Bill Bissett & th Mandan Massacre - Awake in th Red Desert

Bill bissett and the mandan massacre awake in the red desert

Awake in th Red Desert

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Originally released circa 1968 in an edition of 500 copies, the lunacy contained within the grooves of this Canadian mindfuck is perched somewhere midway between the outwardly bound trajectories of their contemporaries in both The Nihilist Spasm Band and Intersystems, with intuitive and screw-loose outsider psych improv moves crashing headlong into lividly blurted sound poetry in a way that also calls to mind the touched-in-the-head maneuvers of Fire & Ice, Ltd (not to mention a raft of contempo freak folk practitioners...). Bissett is far better known as a poet (phonetische and otherwise) than musician and his spew here is what really tugs this in the direction of the aforementioned head cases in Intersystems.

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