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Gong: Mysticism Before Noon

Fred Dellar, NME, 13 July 1974

FRED DELLAR. Nothing strange about that name is there? It's sort of, well, homely, Comforting. And he lives in Badger's Walk, too. A far cry from the gruesome BERT CAMEMBERT and HI. T. MOONWEED, members of GONG, who do grotesque things as a matter of course. For example, they recorded an album amid the trees so as to utilise the psychic feedback from the arboreal atmosphere. Are they fakers? Will the Hercule Poirot of cassettes and cartridges sniff out their grisly secret? Read on.

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