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Fred Frith's 1982 live album of his solo concerts at various venues in Japan, 1981, performing on guitar, throat mike, violin and piano; long out of print and now remastered by Tom Dimuzio.

Frith, Fred
Live in Japan

Frith, Fred: Live in Japan (ReR/ Fred Records)
Label: ReR/ Fred Records    
Released in: USA    

"Concert recordings made at various venues in Japan in 1981 and released by Recommended Records Japan in 1982 in an edition of 1000. Out of print since, though highly sought after, it has now been transferred and remastered by Tom Dimuzio for this official reissue. Fred was just starting out on his long career as a solo improviser when he made this double LP, and still using the now long retired Charles Fletcher custom double-neck guitar (one fretted, one fretless) and the Burns Black Bison, as well as a pilot's throat mike, a violin and (at one venue) the house piano. Some great music - and an historic and important document. "-ReR Megacorp

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Product Information:

UPC: 752725902229

Label: ReR/ Fred Records
Catalog ID: ReR FRO 12
Squidco Product Code: 13633

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack - 3 panel
Recorded at 80s Factory, Fukuoka on July 20th, 1981, Kawai Hall, Maebashi on July 22nd, 1981, Nichifutsu Kaikan, Tokyo on July 11th 1981, and Mainichi Kokusai Salon, Osaka on July 17th, 1981.


Fred Frith-1961 Burns Black Bison Guitar, custom double neck guitar made by Charles Fletcher in 1974, pilot's throat microphone from World War II, HH electronic stereo mixer amp, piano, violin

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Track Listing:

1. Osaka I 21:23

2. Osaka II 2:19

3. Osaka III 2:15

4. Fukuoka I 9:25

5. Fukuoka II 9:13

6. Maebashi I 8:17

7. Fukuoka III 11:12

8. Tokyo I 5:47

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