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"The Dial-A-Poem Poets "
(1972),GPS 001-002

side 1

  1. Allen Ginsberg - Vajra Mantra
  2. Diana De Prima - Revolutionary Letters Nos. 7, 13, 16, 49
  3. William Burroughs - excerpts from The Wild Boys
  4. Anne Waldman - Pressure, Holy City
  5. John Giorno - Vajra Kisses

side 2

  1. Emmett Williams - Duet
  2. Ed Sanders - Cemetery Hill
  3. Taylor Mead - Motorcycles
  4. Allen Ginsberg - Green Automobile 1953
  5. Robert Creeley - The Messenger for Allen Ginsberg, I Know a Man
  6. Harris Schiff - Poems
  7. Lenore Kandel - Kali
  8. Aram Saroyan - Not a Cricket
  9. Philip Whalen - excerpts from Scenes of Life at the Capital
  10. Ted Berrigan - excerpts from The Sonnets

side 3

  1. Frank O'Hara - Ode to Joy, To Hell With It
  2. Joe Brainard - excerpt from I Remember
  3. Clark Coolidge - Small Inventions: Suite V (plurals) secanate, Suite IV
  4. Jim Carroll - excerpts from The Basketball Diaries
  5. John Cage - Mushroom Haiku, excerpt from Silence
  6. Bernadette Mayer - These Stories About After the Revolution
  7. Michael Brownstein - Geography

side 4

  1. Brion Gysin - I Am That I Am
  2. John Sinclair - The Destruction of America
  3. Anne Waldman - How the Sestina (Yawn) Works
  4. Heathcote Williams - I Will Not Pay Taxes Until
  5. Dave Henderson - The Louisiana Weekly No. 1, Ruckus Poem Part 1
  6. Bobby Seale - excerpt from Fillmore East speech
  7. Kathleen Cleaver - excerpt from Fillmore East speech
  8. Allen Ginsberg - Blake Song: Merrily We Welcome in the Year


The Dial-A-Poem Poets: " Disconnected"
(1974),GPS 003-004

Side 1

  1. Allen Ginsberg: I'm a Victim of Telephones
  2. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche : Cynical Letter, A Letter to Marpa, Sound Cycle
  3. (Aham)
  4. John Giorno: Suicide Sutra
  5. William S. Burroughs: What Washington? What Orders?
  6. Charles Plymell: 100 Flies on an Airplane Flying Around the World
  7. Michael Brownstein: Monologue from the Top
  8. John Cage: exerpt from Silence

Side 2

  1. Anne Waldman: Fast Speaking Woman
  2. Diane DiPrima: excerpt from Loba
  3. Bernadette Mayer: excerpt from Studying Hunger
  4. Robert Creeley: The Name
  5. Diane Wakoski: High Heel Jesus
  6. Gregory Coroso: Marriage
  7. Maureen Owen: Body Rush
  8. Ed Sanders: Stand by My Side Oh Lord

Side 3

  1. Allen Ginsberg: Jimmy Berman
  2. Joe Brainard: excerpt from More I Remember More
  3. John Perreault: Nude Death
  4. Jack Spicer: excerpt from Billy the Kid
  5. Jim Carroll: from The Basketball Diaries, Age 13, Spring 1965
  6. Peter Orlovsky: All Around the Garden

Side 4

  1. Imamu Amiri Baraka (Leroi Jones) : Our Nation Is Like Ourselves
  2. Michael McClure: Lion Poem
  3. Ed Durn: Recollections
  4. Frank Lima: The Hunter
  5. Frank O'Hara: Adieu Norman, Bonjour to Joan and Jean Paul
  6. Bill Berkson: Stanky
  7. Larry Fagin: A Play
  8. Tom Clark: Little Aria
  9. Paul Blackburn: The Once Over
  10. Philip Whelan: If You're So Smart Why Aren't You Rich
  11. Ron Padgett: June 17, 1942
  12. John Ashbery: The Tennis Court Oath
  13. Clark Coolidge: excerpt from Dews (8 channel)
  14. Charles Amirkhanian
corpse.jpg (41583 bytes) "Biting Off The Tongue Of A Corpse"
(1975), GPS 005

Side 1

  1. Gary Snyder from "Turtle Island"
  2. John Giorno "Subduing Demons In America" -Excerpt- 
  3. William S. Burroughs From "The Wild Boys"
  4. Charles Olsen "Maximus of Gloucester"
  5. Ted berrigan Excerpt from "Memorial day"
  6. Ed Sanders "The Struggle"

Side 2

  1. Edwin Denby "Suppose there Is a Crank Woman Inside Me"
  2. Helen Adam "Cheerless Junkie Song"
  3. John Wieners In Public
  4. John Cage "Mureau"
  5. Robert Duncan "...What is ours"
  6. Denise Levertov "Life at War"
  7. Frank O'hara "Having a coke with you"
  8. Kenneth Koch "Spring"
  9. John Ashbery "A Blessing In DIsguise"
  10. Charles Stein "Seed Poem"
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"William S. Burroughs/John Giorno"
(1975), GPS 006-007

William Burroughs

  1. "103rd Street Boys" from Junkie
  2. excerpt from Naked Lunch
  3. "From Here To Eternity" from Exterminator
  4. excerpt from Ah Pook Is Here
  5. "The Chief Smiles" from Wild Boys
  6. "The Green Nun"
  7. excerpt from Cities Of The Red Night

John Giorno

  1. "Eating Human Meat"


  The Dial-A-Poem Poets: " Totally Corrupt"
(1976), GPS 008-009

No cover art available at this time.

  1. Charles Bukowski "Cloud Nine", "Neighbourhood Of Murder", "Two Horse Collars", "Christ", "You'll Never Know", "Closing Topless Bars"
  2. Imamu Amiri Baraka "Rockefeller Is Your President And Your Mama Don't Wear No Drawers" and "New York Is Everywhere Big"
  3. William Carlos Williams "Yellow Flower"
  4. William S. Burroughs "When Did I Stop Wanting To Be President"
  5. Sylvia Plath "Daddy"
  6. John Giorno from "Shit, Piss, Blood, Pus And Brains"
  7. Michael McClure
  8. Ed Sanders
  9. Ted Berrigan "Today In Ann Arbor"
  10. John Cage - introduces and reads "Song, Derived from the Journal of Henry David Thoreau" (1976) (6:30). recorded at St. Mark's Church, New York City, on January 1, 1976.
  11. "Song" and "Clark Coolidge" (cut up of Variation 5 record)
  12. Jack Briece "62 Mesotics Re Merce Cunningham (33-37)"


  John Giorno & Anne Waldman: " a KulchurSelection"
(1977), GPS 010-011

No cover art available at this time.

John Giorno

Side 1

  1. "Everyone Is A Complete Disappointment" 

Side 2

  1. "Drinking the blood of Every woman's period

Anne Waldman

Side 3

  1. For the Voice of Montserrat Caballe
  2. Error
  3. Sisters
  4. Plutonium Poem
  5. Billy Work Peyote
  6. Sun The Blonde Out
  7. Shaman Hisses You Slide Back in the Night

Side 4

  1. Fast Speaking Woman 
  2. White Eyes 
  3. Musical Garden


 ego1.jpg (46378 bytes) "Big Ego"
(1978),GPS 012-013

Side 1

  1. Patti Smith "The Histories Of The Universe"
  2. Philip Glass "A Secret Solo"
  3. John Giorno "Grasping At Emptiness"
  4. Laurie Anderson "Three Expediences"
  5. Robert Wilson & Christopher Knowles excerpt from "A Letter To Queen Victoria: The Sundance Kid is Beautiful"

Side 2

  1. Meredith Monk "Biography" from Education Of The Girlchild, 1972
  2. Michael Lally excerpt from "All Of The Above"
  3. Robert Lowell excerpt from "Ulysses & Circe"
  4. Larry Wendt "How To Cook A Duck"
  5. Jackie Curtis "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"

Side 3

  1. Ed Sanders "A Monologue" from The Fugs
  2. William S. Burroughs excerpt from "Naked Lunch: The Laboratory Has Been Locked For Three Hours Solid"
  3. Harris Schiff "15 Years Passess" & "Dollar Bill"
  4. Otis Brown "Boneless Chicken"
  5. Joel Oppenheimer "Cities, This City"
  6. The Fugs "Saran Wrap"
  7. Claes Oldenburg "June Was" & "Panodramdra"
  8. Denise Levertov "Woman Alone" from Homage To Pavese
  9. Ted Greenwald "Friends"
  10. Anthony J. Gnazzo "Hisnia & Hernia"
  11. Steve & Gloria Tropp "Snow White"
  12. Jim Brodey "Homeward Bound" with Colin Wolcott on sitar
  13. Robert Ashley "Interiors With Flash"

Side 4

  1. Eileen Myles "Tuesday Brightness"
  2. Helen Adam "Apartment On Twin Peaks"
  3. Anne Waldman "Light & Shadow"
  4. Joe Johnson "Fly Ho"
  5. Lorenzo Thomas "Wonders"
  6. Ishmael Reed "Sky Diving"
  7. Kenward Elmslie "The Woolworth Song"
  8. Mona Da Vinci excerpt from "The Sacred Wood Of Art: The Last Supper Of Mona DaVinci"
  9. Bernard Heidsieck "Canal Street No. 19"
  10. Steve Hamilton "Promise"
  11. Frank O'Hara "Poem" & "Poem"
  12. Ron Padgett "No Title"


"The Nova Convention"
(1979) GPS ,014-015,016-017

Side 1

  1. Terry Southern: Vignette of Idealistic Life in South Texas
  2. William Burroughs: Keynote Commentary & Roosevelt After Inauguration
  3. John Giorno : Eating The Sky
  4. Patti Smith : Poem for Jim Morrison & Bumblebee

Side 2

  1. William Burroughs: Benway
  2. Philip Glass : Building (excerpt from  Einstein on the Beach)
  3. Brion Gysin : Kick That Habit, Junk Is No Good Baby, Somebody Special, & Blue Baboon
  4. Frank Zappa : The Talking Asshole
  5. William Burroughs: from The Gay Gun: This is Kim Carson & Just Like The Collapse of any Currency, & The Whole Tamale

Side 3

  1. William Burroughs: What the Nova Convention is About
  2. Ed Sanders : Hymn to Aphrodite form Sappho
  3. John Cage: Writing for the Second Time Through Finnegan's Wake
  4. Anne Waldman : Plutonium Ode & Skin Meat Bones

Side 4

  1. Laurie Anderson: Song from America On The Move (& Julia Heyward)
  2. Allen Ginsberg: Punk Rock & Old Pond
  3. Peter Orlovsky: Feeding Them Raspberries To Grow & Nurses Song
  4. Conversations:  William Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Timothy Leary, Les Levine, and Robert Anton Wilson


The Dial-A-Poem Poets: " Sugar, Alcohol & Meat"
(1980), GPS 018-019


  1. Peter Gordon "excerpt from Extended Niceties" performed with David Van Tieghem
  2. John Giorno "I Resigned Myself To Being Here"
  3. John Cage "Alex & Gretchen Corazzo, The 6th Patriarch Of Zen Buddhism, Once I Was Visiting My Aunt Marge, Dorothy Invited Me, & One Of Suzuki's Books"
  4. Tom Carey "Good Night Irene"
  5. Andrei Vosnesensky "I Am Goya, Song Of Moscow Ancient Church Bells"

Side 2

  1. Miguel Pinero "New York City Hard Times Blues"
  2. Miguel Algarin "Setenta Y Cinco Abriles"
  3. Mitchell Kreigman "In The Bathtub"
  4. William S. Burroughs "I Was Traveling With The Intolerable Kid On The Nova Lark" from Nova Express
  5. William S. Burroughs Jr. "Translucent Boy, An Excellent Time, & For Neal Cassidy"
  6. Charlie Morrow "O Yeh - Don't Die"
  7. Ted Berrigan "To Jack Kerouac"

Side 3

  1. Charlotte Carter "Six Months In Brooklyn"
  2. Patti Smith "Parade"
  3. Cliff Fyman "Coffee"
  4. Robin Messing "3 Subway Poems"
  5. Paul Violi "Whalefeathers"
  6. Bob Holman " RAP IT UP"
  7. Allen Ginsberg "C.I.A. Dope Calypso" accompanied by Steven Taylor
  8. Anne Waldman "Lady Tactics"
  9. John Ashbery "Litany" with Ann Lauterbach
  10. Beth Anderson "I Can't Stand It"
  11. Rene Ricard "Rene Ricard Famous At 20"

Side 4

  1. Barbara Barg "Chicks"
  2. Ned Sublette "Nice Young Mormons"
  3. Kathy Acker "I Was Walking Down The Street" from The Adult Life Of Toulouse Lautrec"
  4. Eileen Myles "Lorna & Vicki"
  5. Barbara Barg "So Fine" with Chassler
  6. Didi Susanm Dubelyew "Who Needs Exercise"
  7. Rochelle Kraut "New Born Sleep"
  8. Gary Snyder "What You Should Know to Be A Poet"
  9. Daniela Gioseffi "Eggs"
  10. Regina Beck "Message From Confucius"
  11. Bernard Heidseick "Canal Street, No. 4"
  12. Charles Bernstein "Wall As"
  13. Steve McCaffery "Viking Log Part 2" with Ted Moses (sax)
  14. Ron Padgett "Zzzzz"


"You’re The Guy I Want To Share My Money With"
(1981), GPS 020-021,022-023,042

Side 1 - Laurie Anderson

  1. Dr. Miller
  2. It Was up in the Mountains
  3. Drums
  4. Closed Circuits
  5. Born, Never Asked

Side 2 - John Giorno

  1. I Don't Need It, I Don't Want It, and You Cheated Me Out of It
  2. Completely Attached to Delusion

Side 3 - William S. Burroughs

  1. Introducing John Stanley Hart; He Entered the Bar with the Best of Intentions
  2. Twilight's Last Gleamings
  3. By Protagonist Kim Carson
  4. Salt Chunk Mary; Like Mr. Hart, Kim Has a Dark Side to His Character
  5. Progressive Education
  6. The Wild Fruits
  7. The Unworthy Vessel

Side 4 - multi-grooved record, depending on where the needle lands on the record you will hear ONE of the following:

  1. Laurie Anderson: For Electronic Dogs/Structuralist Filmmaking/Drums
  2. William S. Burroughs: My Name Is Clem Snide/Mr. Hart Couldn't Hear the Word Death
  3. John Giorno: excerpt from Put Your Ear to Stone & Open Your Heart to the Sky

  "Polyphonix 1"
(1981), GPS 024

No cover art or track listing available at this time.

"Who You Staring At?"
(1982), GPS 025
  1. Glenn Branca - Bad Smells
  2. John Giorno - Stretching It Wider
  3. John Giorno - We Got Here Yesterday, We're Here Now, and I Can't Wait to Leave Tomorrow


  The Dial-A-Poem Poets: " Life Is A Killer"
(1982),GPS 027

No cover art available at this time.

  1. Amiri Baraka "Wailers" 
  2. Brion Gysin "Junk" 
  3. William Burroughs "The Mummy Piece" 
  4. Rose Lesniak "She's So" 
  5. Jim Carroll "Just Visiting" (from Book of Nods) 
  6. Ned Sublette "Cowboys Are Frequently Secretly" 
  7. Jayne Cortez "I See Chano Pozo" 
  8. Four Horesmen "The Dreams Remain" 
  9. John Giorno "Everyone Says What They Do Is Right"


  "One World Poetry"
GPS 028-029

No cover art available at this time.


  1. Ed Sanders "Ban The Bomb (No Neutron Bomb)"
  2. Richard Murphy "Amazement"
  3. Ad Zuiderent "Geen Bom"
  4. Lizzy Sara May "Verlanglijstje"
  5. Linton Kwesi Johnson "All Wi Doin' Is Difendin'"
  6. Miguel Algarin "To Nicaragua"
  7. Vincente Zito Lema (guitar: Numa Morals) "Canto"


  1. Barbara Barg "Christian Soldiers"
  2. Avant Squares "Give Me That Bone"
  3. John Giorno Excerpt From "I Don't Need It, I Don't Want It And You Cheated Me Out Of It"
  4. Dick Higgens "Telephone Translation nr. 9"
  5. Henri Chopin Part of "Roule-Gorge"
  6. Ton Lebbink "Donker Is De Kaiverstraat"
  7. Mazis Kunene (conga: Zapata) "The Salers"
  8. Jim Carroll "The Angel"
  9. Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir "Cassady"
  10. Bernard Heidsieck Part of "Vaduz (Capital Of Liechtenstein)

Side 3 

  1. Simon Vinkenoog "Verdom De Oorlog, Verdien De Vrede"
  2. H. H. ter Balld "2200 Vaten"
  3. Hans Plomp "Vrouw Holle"
  4. Mignon van Ingeh "Ik Bon Niot Bang Voor De Slang"
  5. Remco Campert "Finka"
  6. Judith Herzberg "1944/1945"
  7. Leo van der Zalm "Voorval"
  8. J. Bernlef "De Begrafenis Van De Dichter"
  9. Elly de Waard "Joke Smit"
  10. Hans Can de Waarsenburg "Rijbroek Uit Canada"
  11. Wiel Kusters "Waar Wen Pad Niet Al Toe Leidt"
  12. Johnny van Doorn  "Hou Kontakt"

Side 4

  1. William Burroughs "Cold Hearted Bastard"
  2. Lawrence Ferlinghetti "Goya And America"
  3. David Henderson "Ghetto Follies"
  4. Franco Beltrametti "Frank O'Hara (Poetry Is A Funny Deal)"
  5. Diane di Prima "Malagalpa"
  6. Michael McClure "Jane Harlow"
  7. Ken Kesey "Bible Bill/John The Groupie"
  8. Uli Becker "Bitte Nichts Ins Closet Werfen"
  9. Alfred Miersch "Ewig Ewig Sind Die Schuldiger"

"You’re A Hook" The 15th Anniversary of Dial-A-Poem
(1983), GPS 030

Side 1

  1. John Giorno "(Last Night) I Gambled With My Anger And Lost"
  2. William S. Burroughs "Old Man Bickford" from The Place Of Dead Roads"
  3. Laurie Anderson "Song From America On The Move" (from The Nova Convention)
  4. Philip Glass "A Secret Solo" from Big Ego

Side 2

  1. Lenny Kaye "No Jestering", introduced by Patti Smith
  2. Patti Smith "7 Ways Of Going" from "The Histories Of The World" (from Big Ego); "Fire Of Unknown Origin" w/ Lenny Kaye on guitar (from The Nova Convention)
  3. Jim Carroll excerpt from The Basketball Diaries: "1962, and the Coach Told Me To Take Off My Shirt" and "August 7, 1965, The Celia Sisters" recorded 1969 (from The Dial-a-Poem Poets)
  4. Frank Zappa "The Talking Asshole" (from The Nova Convention)
  5. Allen Ginsberg "Father Death Blues"


 kaye.jpg (16222 bytes) Lenny Kaye Connection: " I've Got A Right"
(1984), GPS 032

features musical cohort Patti Smith, and Jim Carroll & John Giorno as the "anvil chorus".

  1. I've Got a Right
  2. Luke the Drifter
  3. Still Life
  4. Telltale Heart
  5. Jealousy
  6. I Cry Mercy
  7. Record Collector
  8. As I Make Love


The Dial-A-Poem Poets: " Better An Old Demon Than A New God"
(1984), GPS 033
  1. David Johansen - "Imaginatin' Cocktail"
  2. John Giorno - "Exiled in Domestic Life"
  3. William S. Burroughs - "Dinosaurs"
  4. Psychic TV - "Unclean"
  5. Lydia Lunch - "What it is"
  6. Meredith Monk - "Candy Bullets and Moon"
  7. Jim Carroll - "A Peculiar-Looking Girl"
  8. Anne Waldman - "Uh-Oh Plutonium"
  9. Richard Hell - "The Rev. Hell Gets Confused"
  10. Arto Lindsay - "Alisa"


"A Diamond Hidden In The Mouth Of A Corpse"
(1985),GPS 035
  1. Husker Du - Won't Change
  2. David Johansen - Johnsonius
  3. John Giorno Band - Scum & Slime
  4. William S. Burroughs - Excerpts from The Western Land: The President, Colonel Bradford, Everyman a God
  5. Sonic Youth - Halloween
  6. Cabaret Voltaire - Dead Man's Shoes
  7. Diamanda Galás - Excerpt from Eyes Without Blood
  8. Coil - Neither His Nor Yours
  9. Michael Gira - Game
  10. David Van Tieghem - Out of the Frying Pan
  11. Jessica Hagedorn & The Gangster Choir - Tenement Lover


"Smack My Crack"
(1987),GPS 038
  1. Butthole Surfers: boiled dove
  2. Einsturzende Neubauten: Adler kommt Später
  3. Diamanda Galás: Solo live in Amsterdam (an excerpt from Eyes Without Blood)
  4. William S. Burroughs: Words of Advice; Kim Like the great gatsby (from 'the western land')
  5. Swans: Anything for you (hang me)
  6. John Giorno Band: Sucking mud
  7. Chad & Sudan: Cheap energy
  8. Tom Waits: The pontiac
  9. Chris Stein : Indra (for Brion Gysin)
  10. Nick Cave: 'The atra virago' or 'The Vargus barking spider' (excerpt from 'and the ass saw the angel'
  11. Husker Du: Won't Change (CD ONLY - from A Diamond Hidden In The Mouth Of A Corpse)
  12. David Johansen: Johnsonious (CD ONLY - from A Diamond Hidden In The Mouth Of A Corpse)
  13. Caberet Voltaire: Dead Man's Shoes (CD ONLY - from A Diamond Hidden In The Mouth Of A Corpse)


"Like A Girl, I Want You To Keep Coming"
(1989) GPS 040
  1. Debbie Harry : Invocation To Papa Legba
  2. New Order: Sister Ray
  3. William S. Burroughs: Just Say No To Drug Hysteria (excerpt); Dead Souls
  4. David Byrne : Song For The Trees (or) I Know Sometimes The World Is Wrong
  5. Live Skull : Tri-Power
  6. PMS (Pre-Metal Syndrome): Living On The Outside (Fucked Up World)
  7. Karen Finley : Party Animal
  8. John Giorno Band: It’s A Mistake To Think You’re Special
  9. Henry Rollins Band: Hard


"Cash Cow": The Best Of Giorno Poetry Systems
(1993), GPS 044
  1. Cabaret Voltaire - Ride Baby Ride
  2. William S. Burroughs - The Do Rights and Naked Lunch: The Laboratory has been locked for 3 hours solid
  3. Debbie Harry - Moroccan Rock (Pipe of Pain)
  4. Buster Poindexter - Totalitarian State
  5. John Giorno - Berlin & Chernobyl, Hi Risque
  6. Husker Du - Won't Change
  7. Laurie Anderson - Song from America On The Move
  8. Philip Glass - A Secret Solo
  9. Patti Smith - The Histories of the Universe
  10. Coil - Neither His Nor Yours
  11. Diamanda Galás - Excerpt from Eyes Without Blood
  12. Glenn Branca - Bad Smells
  13. Frank Zappa - The Talking Asshole


  "Selections From The Best Of William Burroughs"

No cover art available at this time.

  1. Twilight's Last Gleamings-From Interzone
  2. Roosevelt After Inauguration (excerpt)-From The Yage Letters
  3. Dr. Benway Is Operating In An Auditorium-From Naked Lunch
  4. Last Words Of Hassan Sabbah (excerpt)-From Nova Express
  5. The Unworthy Vessel-From Nova Express
  6. The Name Is Clem Snide (excerpt)-From Cities of the Red Night
  7. My Protagonist Kim Carson (excerpt)-From The Place of Dead Roads
  8. The Mummy Piece-From The Place of Dead Roads

"The Best Of William Burroughs " (1998)
GPS/Mouth Almighty/Mercury 314-536-700

Disc 1

  1. Twilight's Last Gleamings
  2. Junkie: 103rd Street Boys,


  1. Benway,
  2. I Can Feel The Heat Closing In,
  3. Meeting Of International Conference Of Technological Psychiatry
  4. In Mexico The Gimmick Is To Find A Local Junkie With A Government Script,
  5. The Laboratory Has Been Locked For Three Hours Solid,
  6. Dr. Benway Is Operating In An Auditorum Filled With Sudents,
  7. Fats Terminal Has Organized A Purple Ass Stick For Motorclists,
  8. Hassan Is Notorious Liquifactionist,


  1. Where You Belong,


  1. What Washington? What Orders?
  2. From Here To Eternity,
  3. The Evening News,


  1. I Was Travelling With The Intolerable Kid On The Nova Lark,
  2. The Unworthy Vessel,
  3. The Do-Rights,

Disc 2


  1. Ah Pook Is The Mayan God Of Death (Ah Pook Is Here)
  2. Introducing John Stanley Hart, He Entered The Bar WIth The Best Intentions,
  3. When Did I Stop Wanting To Be President,
  4. What The Nova Convention Is All About,
  5. Keynote Commentary, Roosevelt After The Inauguration,


  1. The Chief Smiles
  2. The Green Nun,
  3. Tio Mate Smiles,
  4. Tio Pepe,
  5. As Esperanza Turns To Go Insode; Tia Maria, Tio Gordo,
  6. A Top Level Conference Is In Progress,


  1. Firecracker (Excerpt)

Disc 3


  1. Virus B-23
  2. Doctor Pierson,
  3. The Name Is Clem Snide, Mr. Hart Couldn't Hear The Word...


  1. This Is Kim Carson,
  2. Just Like The Collaspe Of Any Currency,
  3. The Purple Better One,
  4. M.O.B..,
  5. The Whole Tamale,
  6. My Protaconist Kim Carson,
  7. Salt Chunk Mary,
  8. Like Mr. Hart, Kim Has A Dark Side To His Character,
  9. Progressive Education,
  10. The Wild Fruits,
  11. Old Man Bickford


  1. The Mummy Piece,
  2. The President,
  3. Colonel Bradfield,
  4. Every Man A God,
  5. Kim Like The Great Catsby,
  6. Just Say No To Drug Hysteria
  7. Words Of Advice,

Disc 4

  1. Dinosaurs
  2. Sexual Conditioning,
  3. Dead Souls,


  1. Excerpts


  1. Captain Clark Welcomes You Aboard
  2. TheSaints Go marching Through All the Popular Tunes,
  3. Summer Will,
  4. Outside The Pier Prowled Like Electric Turtles,
  5. The Total Taste Is Her, News Cut-ups,
  6. We See The Future Through The Binoculars Of The People,
  7. Just Checking Your Summer Recordings
  8. Creepy Letter, Cut-Up At The Beat Hotel In Paris,
  9. Inching, Is This Machine Recording?
  10. Handkerchief Masks, News Cut-Up
  11. Word Falling, Photo Falling,
  12. Throat Microphone Experiment,
  13. It's About Time To Identify Oven Area,
  14. Last Words Of Hassan Sabbah,
  15. I Was Fooling Around With These Tapes In Hotels,



  "Giorno Video Pak 1"
Giorno Video Pak 1, GPS 031

  1. Lenny Kaye: I've Got a Right
  2. William S. Burroughs: Dr. Benway
  3. John Giorno: Life is a Killer

Giorno Video Pak 2, GPS 034

No cover art available at this time.

Directed by
Howard Brookner

William S. Burroughs, Patti Smith, Lauren Hutton, Allen Ginsburg, Jackie Curtis, Terry Southern, Brion Gysin, John Giorno, Francis Bacon


  "Poetry In Motion "
GPS 036

No cover art available at this time.

A Film by Ron Mann

Jim Carroll, Charles Bukowski, Amiri Baraka, WIlliam S. Burroughs, Helen Adam, Jayne Cortez, Ted Berrigan, Robert Creeley, Tom Waits, Ed Sanders, John Cage, Miguel Algarin, Michael McClure, Four Horseman, Christopher Dewdney, Ted Milton, Diane DiPrima, Michael Ondaatje, Kenward Elmslie, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman, Ntozake Shange, Allen Ginsberg, John Giorno.


"It's Clean, It Just Looks Dirty"
Giorno Video Pak 3, GPS 037
  1. Cabaret Voltaire: Trust In The Lord
  2. Husker Du: Girl WHo Lives On Heaven Hill, Powerline
  3. Diamanda Galás: Live in London-2 Excerpts from Eyes Without Blood
  4. Einsturzende Neubauten: Sand
  5. Robert Frank, Rudy Wurlitzer, Gary Hill: Energy And How To Get It
  6. John Giorno Band: Scum & Slime
  7. David Johansen: Heard The News
  8. Robert Wilson and the Civil warS: excerpt, music by Shubert, David Byrne, and Philip Glass
  9. Swans : A Screw
  10. Psychic TV: Unclean
  11. John Waters: No Smoking In This Theatre


  "Gang of Souls "
Giorno Video Pak 4, GPS 039

No cover art available at this time.

Produced and directed by
Maria Beatty

William S. Burroughs , Allen Ginsberg, Marianne Faithfull, John Giorno, Henry Rollins, Lydia Lunch, Jim Carroll, Gregory Corso, Ed Sanders, Diane DiPrime, Anne Waldman, Richard Hell


  "Old Habits Die Hard"
Giorno Video Pak 5, GPS 041

No cover art available at this time.

  1. David Van Tieghem, John Sanborn, Mary Perillo: Galaxy
  2. Coil : Tainted Love
  3. Jim Jarmusch: Coffee and Cigarettes
  4. Tom Waits: Raindogs, Confetti, Clocks, Barber Shop, Evening Train
  5. Love and Rockets: Mirror People
  6. Starr Sutherland: Contact
  7. Diamanda Galás: Double-Barrel Prayer
  8. John Giorno
  9. Nick Zedd: Whoregasm
  10. Robert Longo
  11. Megadeath : Peace Sells
  12. William Burroughs
  13. Butthole Surfers

And Others