Allen Ruppersberg / Various Artists - Art, And Therefore, Ourselves [LP]

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This vinyl LP was created as a soundtrack to The Never-Ending Book, Part II, a large-scale installation that includes thousands of xeroxed images from the artist's book collection, installed in a stage-like environment made of theatrical props and mural-sized posters. The LP includes old songs and hymns, spoken word recordings, recipes read by poet Bill Berkson, and early home recordings. Comes with 4 page insert.
* Limited to 300
* 4-page booklet
* Tip-on sleeve by Stoughton
* Ruppersberg's first record

Track List:

Side A

A1 Organ Music - Esther Farley - Privately recorded in Zion, Illinois
A2 The Circus Animals' Desertion - W. B. Yeats, read by Dylan Thomas
A3 Frisco Blues - Bayless Rose (1930)
A4 Cannibal Sandwiches - read by Bill Berkson
A5 Children's School Song - Unknown Artists
A6 Pompey Is Dead - Dora Richards (1940)
A7 Joseph Conrad's Favorite Dishes, Hot Pot - read by Bill Berkson
A8 Latin Hymn - Ed Kelly
A9 Jellied Tongue - read by Bill Berkson
A10 Dixie Jass Band One Step - Original Dixieland Jass Band (1917)

Side B

B1 There Is A Fountain Filled With Blood - Copperhill Male Quartet
B2 Ballin' the Jack - The Salty Dog Four (1930)
B3 Economy Pudding - read by Bill Berkson
B4 Northfield - Paine Denson (1942)
B5 What Shall Our Answer Be - George Long and His Singers (1927)
B6 Rocks - read by Bill Berkson
B7 The Pinery Boy - Mrs. Otto Rindlisbacher (1941)
B8 The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Boston University Glee Club (1950)
B9 Baked Bananas on Toast - read by Bill Berkson
B10 Goodbye, Old Paint - Jess Morris (1942)

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