Various ‎– Big Ego

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Giorno Poetry Systems ‎– GPS 012-013
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
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A1 Patti Smith The Histories Of The Universe 7:46
A2 Philip Glass A Secret Solo 2:17
A3 John Giorno Grasping At Emptiness 9:45
A4 Laurie Anderson Three Expediences 3:00
A5 Robert Wilson (2) & Christopher Knowles A Letter To Queen Victoria: The Sundance Kid Is Beautiful (Excerpt) 8:00
B1 Meredith Monk Education Of The Girlchild, 1972: Biography 8:00
B2 Michael Lally All Of The Above (Excerpt) 6:17
B3 Robert Lowell Ulysses & Circe (Excerpt) 9:40
B4 Larry Wendt How To Cook A Duck 4:44
B5 Jackie Curtis Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 2:27
C1 Ed Sanders The Fugs: A Monologue 2:12
C2 William S. Burroughs Naked Lunch: The Laboratory Has Been Locked For Three Hours Solid (Excerpt) 2:14
C3 Harris Schiff 15 Years Passes / Dollar Bill 1:45
C4 Otis Brown Boneless Chicken 1:43
C5 Joel Oppenheimer Cities, This City 2:45
C6 The Fugs Saran Wrap
Written By – Ed Sanders
1:15
C7 Claes Oldenburg June Was / Panodramdra 1:15
C8 Denise Levertov Homage To Pavese: Woman Alone 3:33
C9 Ted Greenwald Friends 2:08
C10 Anthony J. Gnazzo* Hisnia & Hernia 4:44
C11 Steve Tropp & Gloria Tropp Snow White 1:03
C12 Jim Brodey Homeward Bound
Sitar – Colin Wolcott*
1:52
C13 Robert Ashley Interiors With Flash 3:07
D1 Eileen Myles Tuesday Brightness 0:50
D2 Helen Adam Apartment On Twin Peaks 5:42
D3 Anne Waldman Light & Shadow 6:10
D4 Joe Johnson (3) Fly Ho 0:37
D5 Lorenzo Thomas Wonders 1:50
D6 Ishmael Reed Sky Diving 2:19
D7 Kenward Elmslie The Woolworth Song 2:30
D8 Mona DaVinci The Sacred Wood Of Art: The Last Supper Of Mona DaVinci (Excerpt) 2:50
D9 Bernard Heidsieck Canal Street No. 19 2:25
D10 Steve Hamilton (11) Promise 3:25
D11 Frank O'Hara Poem / Poem
Recorded By – Eugene Brooks, Jerry Newman
1:45
D12 Ron Padgett No Title 1:28

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Comes in a gatefold-sleeve.
Subtitle is "The Dial-A-Poem Poets LP"

Engineered at ZBS Media.

A1 and A5 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Jan.1, 1975.
A2 recorded at Big Apple Studios, New York, Apr.29, 1977.
A3 recorded at ZBS Media, Fort Edward, New York, Jun.9, 1978.
A4 recorded at ZBS Media, Fort Edward, New York, Feb. 1978.
B1 recorded at WBAI, New York, May 15, 1976.
B2 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Jan.18, 1978.
B3 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Feb.23, 1977.
B4 recorded in San Jose, California, June 1976.
B5 recorded at Town Hall, New York, Nov.9, 1976.
C1 recorded live at the Fillmore East, New York, Jun.1, 1968.
C2 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Apr.9, 1977.
C3 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, May 18, 1977.
C4 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Oct.26, 1977.
C5 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Oct.6, 1976.
C6 recorded in New York, 1965.
C7 recorded at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Apr.19, 1976.
C8 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Apr.20, 1977.
C9 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Apr.27, 1977.
C10 recorded in Oakland, California, Jan. 1975.
C11 recorded at WBAI, New York, Dec. 1977.
C12 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Mar.31, 1976.
C13 recorded at Mills College, Oakland, California, May 14, 1978.
D1 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Dec.7, 1977.
D2 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Jan.5, 1977.
D3 recorded at Naropa Institute, Boulder, California, Jul.30, 1974.
D4 and D6 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Jan.29, 1977.
D5 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Mar.2, 1977.
D7 recorded at WBAI, New York, Jan.29, 1978.
D8 recorded in Bloomfield, New Jersey and at St. Marks Church, New York, Oct.9, 1974.
D9 composed 1973, recorded 1976 in Paris, France.
D10 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Dec.22, 1976.
D11 recorded in New York, Sept. 1963.
D12 recorded at St. Marks Church, New York, Feb.8, 1978.

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