Cuneiform RUNE 167 North America


Curlew

George Cartwright, alto and tenor saxophones; Tom Cora, cello, accordions; Mark Howell, guitar (tracks 1-13); Fred Frith, bass, guitar, violin (tracks 1-13); Rick Brown, drums (tracks 1-13); J. Pippin Barnett, drums (tracks 1-13); Polly Bradfield, violin (tracks 6, 10); Butch Morris, cornet (track 3); Martin Bisi, fake bass drum (track 4); Nicky Skopelitis, guitar (tracks 14-19); Otto Williams, bass (tracks 14-19); Anton Fier, drums (tracks 14-19).

  1. Ray (05.25)
  2. Oklahoma (03.47)
  3. Knee songs 2 (02.10)
  4. Person to person (02.10)
  5. Time and a half (02.10)
  6. Mink's dream (03.01)
  7. Two-day 'Till tomorrow (01.22)
  8. Light sentence (02.25)
  9. First bite (02.25)
  10. Moonlake (05.14)
  11. Shoats (02.18)
  12. a) Agitar; b) The victim (04.50)
  13. Feelin' good (02.50)
  14. Oklahoma (06.00)
  15. Shoats (03.43)
  16. Moonlake (04.32)
  17. Mink's dream (03.41)
  18. The Ole Miss Exercise song (05.36)
  19. First bite (03.10)
Tracks 1-13 recorded at b.c.studio, Brooklyn, 1984 or 1985; tracks 14-19 recorded live at Mort's Place, NYC, late 1983.

Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Lyle Bonge (from his book of Mardi Gras photos, The sleep of reason).


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