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Speechless

Artist: Fred Frith
Label: Ralph Records
Catalog#: FF 8106
Format: Vinyl
Country: US
Released: 1981
Tracklist
A1 Etron Fou Leloublan Kick The Can (Part 1)  
  Notes:

Organ - Fred Frith

A2 Etron Fou Leloublan Carnival On Wall St.  
A3 Etron Fou Leloublan Ahead In The Sand  
  Notes:

Voice - Fred Frith
Voice - Guigou Chenevier
Voice - Margot Mathieu

A4 Etron Fou Leloublan Laughing Matter  
  Notes:

Bagpipes - Roger Kent Parsons

A5 Etron Fou Leloublan Esperanza  
A6 Etron Fou Leloublan Women Speak To Men; Men Speak To Women  
  Notes:

Vocals - Asha And Storm

B1 Massacre A Spit In The Ocean  
B2 Massacre Navajo  
  Notes:

Bass - Tina Curran
Drums - Fred Frith
Saxophone [Snake] - Steve Buchanan

B3 Fred Frith Balance  
  Notes:

Drums - Fred Frith

B4 Massacre Saving Grace  
B5 Fred Frith Speechless  
B6 Massacre Conversations With Arc  
B7 Fred Frith Domaine De Planousset  
  Notes:

Bass - Tina Curran

B8 Fred Frith Kick The Can (Part 2)  
Credits

Alto Saxophone - George Cartwright
Baritone Saxophone - Mars Williams
Bass - Bill Laswell
Bass - Fred Frith
Bass, Voice, Jew's Harp [Guimbarde] - Ferdinand Richard
Drums - Fred Maher
Drums, Tenor Saxophone - Guigou Chenevier
Engineer [Cbgb] - Charlie Martin
Engineer [France] - Fran├žois Riether
Engineer [Switzerland] - Etienne Conod
Engineer [Switzerland] - Robert Vogel
Guitar, Violin - Fred Frith
Keyboards - Fred Frith
Mellotron - Fred Frith
Organ, Harmonium - Jo Thirion
Producer - Etienne Conod
Producer - Fran├žois Riether
Producer - Fred Frith
Producer - Robert Vogel
Producer - Tina Curran
Recorded By [Tape] - Bob Ostertag
Recorder, Edited By [Unusual Edits], Cover - Tina Curran
Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone - Margot Mathieu

Notes

Side A:
The tapes used on side A were recorded in New York City at street fairs, demonstrations and, along with the bagpipes, in Washington Square.
Recorded July / August 1980 at Studio Freeson, Pujaut, France and Studio Sunrise, Kirchberg, Switzerland.
Side B:
Tracks B1, B4 and the end of track B2 are based on a live concert recorded at CBGB in New York, April 1980, subsequently altered and added to in Switzerland. Track B6 is from the same concert and is an improvised piece heard as played. Recorded July / August 1980 at Studio Sunrise, Kirchberg, Switzerland.

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