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Kathy Acker



Redoing Childhood (released on Kill Rock Stars, KRS349, 1999)

  1. "President Bush" (5:15): MP3
  2. "Miss Savage's School For Girls" (8:22): MP3
  3. "The Temple Of Eros" (2:58): MP3
  4. "A Country That I've Never Seen" (4:47): MP3
  5. "I Will Stay With You Tonight" (10:40): MP3
  6. "Hotel Etoile Rouge" (7:33): MP3
  7. "Outside The Law, Which Is Language" (3:39): MP3
  8. "The Female Doctor" (6:42): MP3
  9. "Hotel Of The Lilac Eyes" (10:44): MP3
  10. "Face To Face With Death" (5:00): MP3
Produced by Hal Wilner

Musicians: David Cunningham (keyboards), Ralph Carney (reeds), Joe Gore (guitar),
Steve Bernstein (trumpet), Kenny Wollesen (drums), Tribe 8 (backingband)

Special thanks to Kill Rock Stars for their gracious permission to present this recording.

Dec. 12 and 13, 1979, talk at SUNY-Buffalo

Acker discusses and reads from Pierre Guyotat's Eden Eden Eden Colette Peignot, a.k.a. Laure; intro Creeley;
introduction by Robert Creeley
(2:39:25): MP3

Pussy, King Of The Pirates (1996), performed by The Mekons & Kathy Acker

  1. "My Name Is O" (0:34): MP3
  2. Ange's Song After She Crawled Through London (3:42): MP3
  3. "I Want To Tell You About Myself" (0:43): MP3
  4. The Song Of The Dogs (3:19): MP3
  5. "We're Just Outside London" (2:58): MP3
  6. Ostracism's Song For Pussycat (3:40): MP3
  7. "Antigone, You See Her" (0:34): MP3
  8. Antigone Speaks About Herself (3:50): MP3
  9. "Now Let Me Tell You..." (0:32): MP3
  10. My Song At Night (3:28): MP3
  11. "Since Ange And Me Are Innocent" (0:43): MP3
  12. Into The Strange (4:42): MP3
  13. Captured By Pirates (4:52): MP3
  14. A Prayer For All Sailors (3:03): MP3
  15. O (1:52): MP3

Accordion, Vocals - Errol "Rico" Flynn*
Artwork By - S. Clay Wilson
Banjo [Cumbus] - Blind Lugh*
Bass - Sarah Corina
Drums - Steven Goulding*
Engineer - Long Jon Gillver of Dubbe Island*
Fiddle - Captain "Kidd" Honeyperson*
Guitar, Vocals - Jon Langford (2) , Tom The Cabin Boy*
Recorded By - Baron Von Trumfio* , Bosun Hagler*
Vocals - Master Sally Bates*
Voice - More-Than-Able Seaman Acker* (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11)
Written-By - Kathy Acker , Mekons, The

Notes
Recorded September 1995 at Kingsize Studios in Chicago, and July 1995 in Leeds at an unnamed location.
Released concurrently with Kathy Acker's novel of the same title.

Pussy

O and Ange

  1. First Whore Song (20:26): MP3
  2. Second Whore Song (3:29): MP3
  3. Entrance of the Punk Boys (4:39): MP3
  4. The Story of St Gallbladder (5:40): MP3
  5. The End of the World (8:48): MP3

Pussy, King of the Pirates: Her Story

  1. The Loneliness of Pussy (5:15): MP3
  2. Pussy Language (12:08): MP3

Recorded September 1994 in Brighton, UK.
Produced and designed by Simon Strong.

Released 1995 on CodeX Books and Records, Hove, UK.

From the LP Sugar, Alcohol, & Meat, Giorno Poetry Systems Institute GPS-018-019, 1980

Segue Series Reading with Lorenzo Thomas at the Ear Inn, November 13, 1978

  1. "'Stop It, Ted,' I Screamed When He Finally Released Me . . ." (16:16): MP3
  2. "The Diseased" (4:16): MP3
  3. "The Slave Trader" (0:46): MP3
  4. Translation of Janey's Persian Poems (from Blood and Guts in High School) (6:34): MP3
  5. "Ghouls" (cuts off at end) (8:58): MP3

Interview and Reading at SUNY-Buffalo as part of the Wednesdays @ 4 Plus Series, April 12, 1995

hosted by Charles Bernstein
  1. on publishing her early works (7:23): MP3
  2. on fitting in and punk culture (2:43): MP3
  3. on working through problems of identity, language and appropriation (7:10): MP3
  4. on different feminisms (5:20): MP3
  5. on the Situationists (0:59): MP3
  6. on Pussy, King of the Pirates (2:23): MP3
  7. reading from "Ostracism's Story," Pussy, King of the Pirates (0:51): MP3
  8. on the Hammer Horror influence (1:27): MP3
  9. on trying to access already-there languages (5:48): MP3
  10. reading from "I Meet Myself," Pussy, King of the Pirates (5:42): MP3
  11. on accessing sexual language (1:20): MP3
  12. on shocking readers and reappropriating language (6:05): MP3
  13. on locating pleasure in writing (6:55): MP3
  14. on Empire of the Senseless (4:00): MP3
  15. on popular culture and appropriation (3:50): MP3
  16. on post-capitalist society (8:01): MP3
Complete Discussion (1:10:13): MP3

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