William S. Burroughs ‎– Dead City Radio

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1 William's Welcome ("What Are You Here For?")
Cello – Maxine NeumanFeaturing [Interruptions] – Sonic YouthFrench Horn – Tom VarnerMusic By, Arranged By, Woodwind – Lenny PickettPercussion – Bobby PrevitePerformer [Sonic Youth] – Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelly*, Thurston MooreVocals – Arlene Martel*, Dennis Martin (2), Frank Simms, Leslie MillerWritten-By – Pickett*, Burroughs*
2:03
2 A Thanksgiving Prayer
Featuring – NBC Symphony OrchestraMusic By – Frank DenningWritten-By – Burroughs*
2:22
3 Naked Lunch Excerpts ("You Got Any Eggs For Fats?") / Dinner Conversation ("The Snakes")
Featuring – NBC Symphony OrchestraMusic By – Frank DenningWritten-By – Burroughs*
7:16
4 Ah Pook The Destroyer / Brion Gysin's All-Purpose Bedtime Story
Music By, Performer – John CaleWritten-By – Cale*, Burroughs*
2:46
5 After-Dinner Conversation ("An Atrocious Conceit") / Where He Was Going
Featuring – NBC Symphony OrchestraMusic By – Frank DenningOrgan – Cheryl HardwickWritten-By – Burroughs*
11:40
6 Kill The Badger!
Featuring – NBC Symphony OrchestraMusic By – Buryl RedWritten-By – Burroughs*
2:42
7 A New Standard By Which To Measure Infamy
Music By, Effects – Donald FagenWritten-By – Fagen*, Burroughs*
1:47
8 The Sermon On The Mount 1 ("WSB Reads The Good Book")
Cello – Maxine NeumanFrench Horn – Tom VarnerMusic By, Arranged By, Woodwind – Lenny PickettPercussion – Bobby PreviteVocals – Arlene Martel*, Dennis Martin (2), Frank Simms, Leslie MillerWritten-By – Pickett*, Burroughs*
1:30
9 No More Stalins, No More Hitlers
Music By, Performer – John CaleWritten-By – Cale*, Burroughs*
1:00
10 The Sermon On The Mount 2
Cello – Maxine NeumanFrench Horn – Tom VarnerMusic By, Arranged By, Woodwind – Lenny PickettPercussion – Bobby PreviteVocals – Arlene Martel*, Dennis Martin (2), Frank Simms, Leslie MillerWritten-By – Pickett*, Burroughs*
1:22
11 Scandal At The Jungle Hiltons
Featuring [The Piranha Food] – Allen GinsbergWritten-By – Burroughs*
1:41
12 The Sermon On The Mount 3
Cello – Maxine NeumanFrench Horn – Tom VarnerMusic By, Arranged By, Woodwind – Lenny PickettPercussion – Bobby PreviteVocals – Arlene Martel*, Dennis Martin (2), Frank Simms, Leslie MillerWritten-By – Pickett*, Burroughs*
1:23
13 Love Your Enemies
Music By, Performer – John CaleWritten-By – Cale*, Burroughs*
1:13
14 Dr. Benway's House
Featuring, Written-By – Sonic YouthPerformer [Sonic Youth] – Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelly*, Thurston Moore
0:40
15 Apocalypse
Featuring – NBC Symphony OrchestraMusic By – Bill Giant, Eugene Cines, Frank Denning, Ray EllisWritten-By – Burroughs*
9:05
16 The Lord's Prayer
Featuring [Introduction] – Sonic YouthMusic By, Performer – Chris SteinPerformer [Sonic Youth] – Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelly*, Thurston MooreWritten-By – Stein*, Burroughs*
0:45
17 Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fuss Auf Liebe Eingestellt ("Falling In Love Again")
Clarinet – Lenny PickettMusic By, Lyrics By – Friedrich Hollander*Piano – Cheryl HardwickWritten-By – Hollander*
2:30

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Readings by William S. Burroughs set to music of different artists.

— "William's Welcome", "Dinner Conversation (The Snakes)", "Brion Gysin's All-Purpose Bedtime Story", "After-Dinner Conversation (An Atrocious Conceit)" and "A New Standard by Which to Measure Infamy" are new texts, unpublished.
— "A Thanksgiving Prayer" and "Where He Was Going" are from 'Tornado Alley'.
— "Naked Lunch Excerpts" are from 'Naked Lunch'.
— "Ah Pook the Destroyer" is from 'Ah Pook Is Here.'
— "Kill the Badger!" is from 'The Cat Inside'.
— "The Sermon on the Mount 1, 2, and 3" is from the Bible.
— "No More Stalins, No More Hitlers" is from 'Interzone'.
— "Scandal at the Jungle Hiltons" is from 'The Western Lands'.
— "Love Your Enemies" is from 'Ghost of Chance'.
— "Apocalypse" is from 'Apocalypse'.

Recorded at Hairball 3; Lawrence, Kansas. Edited at Grossman Cottage; Bearsville, NY. Additional recording at Acoustilog/Sorcerer Sound; New York, Quadrosonic Studios; New York and Sigma Sound Studios; New York. Mixed at Sigma Sound Studios; New York and Bearsville Studios; Bearsville, New York. Mastered at BMG/RCA Studios.

This album is dedicated to Keith Haring, at the Apocalypse - William S. Burroughs

℗© 1990 Island Records, Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
422-846 264-1 William S. Burroughs Dead City Radio(LP) Island Records 422-846 264-1 US 1990 Sell This Version
422-846 264-2 William S. Burroughs Dead City Radio(CD, Album, RE) Island Records 422-846 264-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
422 846 264-4 William S. Burroughs Dead City Radio(Cass) Island Records 422 846 264-4 US 1990 Sell This Version
422-846 264-2 William S. Burroughs Dead City Radio(CD, Album) Island Records 422-846 264-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
422-846 264-2 William S. Burroughs Dead City Radio(CD, Album) Island Records 422-846 264-2 US 1990 Sell This Version

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