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Festival Actuel

p:703/500/1...D/16

J'étais au Lycée à Lille, j'avais 16 ans
Mes parents n'ont pas voulu que j'y aille...

Je ne vais pas réécrire l'histoire.
Pour plus d'info, voir les liens en bas de cette page.

Affiches et flyers

 





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Les enregistrements audio existants (?)

Liste trouvée...je ne sais plus où (complétée par des titres de morceaux et rapprochée des enregistrements que j'ai pu trouver)

Amougies torrents

1969 October 24-28 "Festival Actuel" Mont de L'Enclus, Amougies

Torrents from Dimeadozen, Zappateers & Yeeshkul.

a-- 1969.10.25 Let's Be Frank
|   |-- 101_Aud_AD.flac
|   |-- 102_Aud_GitC.flac
|   |-- 103_Aud_CwtAE.flac
|   |-- 104_Aud_tuning.flac
|   |-- 105_Aud_IO.flac
|   |-- 106_Aud_StCftHotS.flac
|   |-- 107_Aud_ASoS.flac
|   |-- 1969.10.25 Let's Be Frank.md5
|   |-- 201_Radio_GitC.flac
|   |-- 202_Radio_CwtAE.flac
|   |-- 203_Radio_StCftHotS.flac
|   |-- 204_Soundtrack_GitC.flac
|   |-- 205_Soundtrack_CwtAE.flac
|   |-- 206_Soundtrack Outtake_StCftHotS.flac
|   |-- FA015.txt
|   `-- artwork
|       |-- FA015 back.jpg
|       |-- FA015 disc 1.jpg
|       |-- FA015 disc 2.jpg
|       |-- FA015 front.jpg
|       |-- FA015 insert.jpg
|       `-- FA015 tray.jpg
|
b-- Amougies (Day 1) - 24 Oct 1969 - Colosseum, Aynsley Dunbar's Retaliation & Ten Years After - aud (703013) ou (703002 + 703011)
|   |-- 01_Colosseum_Debut.flac
|   |-- 02_ADR.flac
|   |-- 03_ADR_Run_You_Off_The_Hill.flac
|   |-- 04_ADR_Sugar_On_The_Line.flac
|   |-- 05_ADR_Drop_Down_Mama.flac
|   |-- 06_ADR_Improvisation_feat_FZ.flac
|   |-- 07_TYA_Pierre_Lattes_intro.flac : Introduction (0:53)
|   |-- 08_TYA_The_Stomp.flac : Good Morning Little Schoolgirl (7:24)
|   |-- 09_TYA_drum_solo.flac : Hobbit (6:16)
|   |-- 10_TYA.flac : I Can't Keep From Cryin' Sometimes (15:43)
|   |-- 11_TYA.flac : Help Me (11:20)
|   |-- 12_TYA.flac : Spoonful (6:49)
|   `-- amougies-day1.txt
|
c-- Amougies (Day 2) - 25 Oct 1969 - Pink Floyd, Freedom - aud (703003)
|   |-- 01_Freedom_intro.flac
|   |-- 02_Freedom.flac
|   |-- 03_Freedom_Dirty_Water.flac
|   |-- 04_PF_Astronomy.flac
|   |-- 05_PF_Green.flac
|   |-- 06_PF_Eugene.flac
|   |-- 07_PF_tuning_up_with_FZ.flac
|   |-- 08_PF_Interstellar_Overdrive.flac
|   |-- 09_PF_Set_The_Controls.flac
|   |-- 10_PF_Saucerful.flac
|   |-- amougies-day2.txt
|   `-- pffz-amougies.jpg
|
d-- Amougies (Day 3) - 26 Oct 1969 - Caravan - aud (703005)
|   |-- 01_Place_Of_My_Own.flac
|   |-- 02_If_I_Could_Do_It.flac
|   |-- 03_As_I_Feel_I_Die.flac
|   |-- 04_unknown.flac
|   |-- 05_And_I_Wish_I_Were_Stoned.flac
|   |-- 06_Get_Up.flac
|   |-- 07_Magic_Man.flac
|   |-- 08_Feelin_Reelin_Squealin.flac
|   |-- 09_Where_But_For_Caravan_Would_I.flac
|   `-- amougiescaravan.txt
|
e-- Amougies (Day 3) - 26 Oct 1969 - French bands *, Blossom Toes - aud
|   |-- 01_Martin_Circus.flac
|   |-- 02_Cruciferius.flac
|   |-- 03_Cruciferius_Got_To_Be.flac
|   |-- 04_Cruciferius.flac
|   |-- 05_We_Free.flac
|   |-- 06_We_Free.flac
|   |-- 07_We_Free.flac
|   |-- 08_We_Free.flac
|   |-- 11_Blossom_Toes.flac
|   |-- 12_Blossom_Toes.flac
|   |-- 13_Blossom_Toes_tuning_up.flac
|   |-- 14_Blossom_Toes_jam_with_FZ.flac
|   `-- amougiesday3pt1.txt
|
f-- Amougies (Day 3) - 26 Oct 1969 - The Nice - aud (703006)
|   |-- 01_introduction.flac
|   |-- 02_Intermezzo_from_Karelia_Suite.flac
|   |-- 03_organ_improv.flac
|   |-- 04_Country_Pie_Brandenburger.flac
|   |-- 05_piano_improv.flac
|   |-- 06_Hang_On_To_A_Dream.flac
|   |-- 07_Pathetique_Symphony.flac
|   |-- 08_She_Belongs_To_Me.flac
|   |-- 09_Rondo.flac
|   |-- abb.jpg
|   |-- amougiesthenice.txt
|   `-- t_abf_593.jpg
|
g-- Amougies (Day 4) - 27 Oct 1969 - Yes plus bits from The Pretty Things and Sam Apple Pie - aud (703007 -11)
|   |-- 01_No_Opportunity.flac
|   |-- 02_tuning_problems.flac
|   |-- 03_Then.flac
|   |-- 04_It's_Love.flac
|   |-- 05_Everydays.flac
|   |-- 06_I_See_You.flac
|   |-- 07_Something's_Coming.flac
|   |-- 08_Sam_Apple_Pie_1.flac
|   |-- 09_Sam_Apple_Pie_2.flac
|   |-- 10_Sam_Apple_Pie_3.flac
|   |-- 11_Pretty_Things.flac
|   `-- Amougies Day 4.txt
|
h-- Amougies (Day 5) - 28 Oct 1969 - Captain Beefheart plus Alexis Korner bonus - aud (703008 -3-7)
|   |-- 01_introduction.flac
|   |-- 02_She's_Too_Much_For_My_Mirror.flac
|   |-- 03_My_Human_Gets_Me_Blues.flac
|   |-- 04_Wild_Life.flac
|   |-- 05_Hobo_Chang_Ba.flac
|   |-- 06_When_Big_Joan_Sets_Up.flac
|   |-- 07_Alexis_Korner_New_Church.flac
|   `-- beefheartamougies.txt
|
i-- Amougies (Day 5) - 28 Oct 1969 - Soft Machine - aud (703009)
|   |-- 01_Moon_In_June.flac
|   |-- 02_Facelift.flac
|   |-- 03_Eamonn_Andrews.flac
|   |-- 04_Mousetrap.flac
|   |-- 05_Esthers_Nosejob.flac
|   |-- 06_Hibou_Anemone_And_Bear.flac
|   `-- softmachineamougies.txt
|
j-- Amougies Festival1969 SBD Compilation - Attempt No3 (703010 -13)
|  ` Amougies 10-25-69
|   |-- Amougies Festival1969 SBD Compilation.txt
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69.txt
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 01.flac : The Soft Machine - Moon In June / The Nice - Rondo (9:45)
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 02.flac : East of Eden - Confusion (2:22)
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 03.flac : Pink Floyd - Green Is The Colour > Careful With That Axe, Eugene (13:55)
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 04.flac : The Pretty Things - Blow Your Mind (5:20)
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 05.flac : Gong - Gong Song / ? - ? / ? - ? (3:12)
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 06.flac : East Of Eden - Jig-A-Jig (1:06)
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 07.flac : Art Ensemble of Chicago (3:00)
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 08.flac : ? - ?
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 09.flac : The Soft Machine - Eamonn Andrews (3:09)
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 10.flac : The Pretty Things - Alexander (3:21)
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 11.flac : The Pretty Things (6:46)
|   |-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 12.flac : East Of Eden - Bathers (4:34)
|   |-- 13) Frank Zappa intro>Captain Beefheart - My Human Gets Me Blues - REMOVED AS ON Cpt. Beefheart BOX SET
|   `-- Amougies 10-25-69Track 14.flac : The Soft Machine - Hibou, Anemone and Bear (1:23)
|
k-- Frank Zappa 1969-10 the lost Amougies jams AUD (703001)
|   |-- 1_A_Dunbar_Retaliation_24_Oct_69.flac
|   |-- 2_Pink_Floyd_25_Oct_69.flac
|   |-- 3_Caravan_26_Oct_69.flac
|   |-- 4_Blossom_Toes_26_Oct_69.flac
|   |-- 5_Sam_Apple_Pie_27_Oct_69.flac
|   `-- fzamougies.txt
|
l-- Soft Machine -Amougies Festival 1969-10-28 (expanded)
|   |-- 01 - Soft Machine - Plumpton 8-8-69.flac
|   |-- 02 - Soft Machine - Live - Amougies Festival Oct 1969 (First half of the set).flac
|   |-- 03 - Soft Machine - Live - Amougies Festival Oct 1969 ( Hibou, Anemone And Bear (cut)).flac
|   |-- 04 - Esther's Nosejob (Kralingen).flac
|   `-- Soft Machine.txt
|
m-- pink floyd amougies 1969
    |-- 01 Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun.flac
    |-- 02 Green Is The Colour.flac
    |-- 03 Careful With That Axe, Eugene.flac
    `-- Amougies 25-10-1969.txt

* Day 3 "French Bands" appears to be mis-numbered. All tracks
listed in the text file are present in this torrent.


Les documents video existants (?)

Vu les documents suivants (Affiches, articles...voir aussi Jazz Magazine #180 Juillet-Aout 1970) Il existe 2 documentaires sur le festival réalisés par Jérôme Laperrousaz et Jean-Noël Roy.
Un grand merci à Pink Floyd qui a fait interdire la projection de ces films.

Il existe un bon reportage de la TV belge concernant le festival sur Youtube.
Les autres documents ne sont a priori que des extraits des précédents.

Le Matin Lausanne (19700626)Amougies European Music RevolutionAmougies Music Power




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r&f n 41 197006 p 9-11




r&f n 42 197007 p 9-11 rubrique cinéma




r&f n 42 197007 p 29-89 Courrier des lecteurs



ici -> Revues <- ici

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Best #17 Jazz Magazine #173 Jazz Magazine #180
RockAndFolk LArtVivant SalutLesCopains
Rock & Folk # 35 Chroniques de L'art Vivant #6 Salut Les Copains #89
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Actuel #9

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Amougies

1969

101969-10Amougles Pop And Jazz FestivalB01
11969-10Frank Zappa the lost Amougies jamsB01
111969-10-24(Day 1) - 24 Oct 1969 - Aynsley DunbarB01
131969-10-24(Day 1) - 24 Oct 1969 - Colosseum, AD, TYAB01
21969-10-24(Day 1) - 24 Oct 1969 - Ten Years AfterB01
31969-10-25(Day 2) - 25 Oct 1969 - Freedom, Pink FloydB01
121969-10-25(Day 2) - 25 Oct 1969 - Pink Floyd Freak Out In AmougiesB01
41969-10-25(Day 2) - 25 Oct 1969 - Pink Floyd Interstellar ZappadriveB01
51969-10-26(Day 3) - 26 Oct 1969 - CaravanB01
61969-10-26(Day 3) - 26 Oct 1969 - The NiceB01
71969-10-27(Day 4) - 27 Oct 1969 - Yes, Sam s Apple PieB01
81969-10-28(Day 5) - 28 Oct 1969 - Captain BeefheartB01
91969-10-28(Day 5) - 28 Oct 1969 - Soft MachineB01

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(1/1) Amougies, 1969-10, Frank Zappa the lost Amougies jams

Audio/Flac, ?/?, (?)

703001001f703001001b
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Frank Zappa
Amougies (Belgium), Actuel Festival
24 to 27 October 1969

source: audience recording

This is an amazing find that I'm sure will delight fans of Frank Zappa and the bands concerned alike. A little background : the Actuel festival was organized by the publication of the same name (who, under different editorship, went on to become a prime mover of the French counterculture in the early to mid-70s) in collaboration with the fledgling BYG label. It was originally going to take place in or near Paris, but French authorities forbid it and the marquee was eventually set up a few miles outside the French border, on Belgian soil. It took place over 5 nights, entertaining an audience of 15-20,000 to a unique mixture of progressive pop, free jazz and contemporary music.

Frank Zappa was present at the festival (well, the first four days, it seems) in a twofold capacity. First, as Captain Beefheart's road manager; secondly, as M.C., assisting Pierre Lattes, a famous radio/TV presenter at the time (and the pop music editor for Actuel magazine). The latter task proved problematic given FZ's very limited mastery of French, the prevailing language among the audience, who themselves didn't seem to understand much English. Instead, FZ relinquished his M.C. job for one of occasional guest guitarist.

As far as I know, with the exception of FZ's performance with Captain Beefheart, this collects all of his jams with participating bands. A couple of films, directed by Jerome Laperrousaz and Jean-Noel Roy, came out in 1970 but were instantly banned because of objections from various bands (most notably Pink Floyd) whose permission hadn't been properly secured. Zappa's performance with Beefheart is included in one of them, and since the audio of the film (unlike the film itself) is in circulation, possibly in better sound than I could provide, I decided not to include it.

The whereabouts of the master tapes for the festival, if any exist, are unknown. What recordings are circulating are either the soundtrack of the film, or taken from radio broadcasts (on Luxemburg's RTL and Belgium's RTBF). The source used here is an audience recording made by a young French member of the audience using a now antiquated amateur tape recorder. The original tapes have been newly transferred, but even so, the sound quality is rather poor. Still, it seems to be the only source available at this time, so that will have to do for now.

Most legendary, of course, is Frank Zappa's jam with Pink Floyd on a very extended "Interstellar Overdrive". Apparently, despite the wealth of Pink Floyd bootlegs in circulation, no one seems to have their Amougies set, so this will probably delight a lot of people. Browing various PF-related websites, there even seems to be a debate on whether the jam ever took place. Well, here is the final proof that it did.

Now, the tracklist:

1. Aynsley Dunbar's Retaliation: unknown title (7:08)
[October 24]
Victor Brox (vocals, harmonica); John Moorshead (guitar); Alex (Erroneous) Dmochowski (bass); Aynsley Dunbar (drums)

2. Pink Floyd: Interstellar Overdrive (20:25)
[October 25]
David Gilmour (guitar); Richard Wright (organ); Roger Waters (bass); Nick Mason (drums)

3. Caravan: If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You (7:55)
[October 26]
Pye Hastings (guitar & vocals); David Sinclair (keyboards); Richard Sinclair (bass & vocals); Richard Coughlan (drums)

4. Blossom Toes: unknown title (26:10)
[October 26]
Brian Godding (guitar, vocals & keyboards); Jim Cregan (guitar & vocals); Brian Belshaw (bass & vocals); Kevin Westlake (drums)

5. Sam Apple Pie: unknown title (6:04)
[October 27]
Sam Sampson (vocals & harmonica); Danny Barnes (lead guitar); Andy Johnson (slide guitar); Bob Renny (bass & vocals); Lee Baxter Hayes Jr (drums)

(Note: I understand FZ jammed with some of the free jazz players. Sadly the taper was into rock, not jazz, and didn't bother recording any of the jazz acts.)

I intend to seed some of the individual performances in the near future, so watch out. I must thank the taper, JJB, for his permission to seed these rare treasures, making them available freely to all via DaD in affinity with its non-profit philosophy.


(10/1) Amougies, 1969-10, Amougles Pop And Jazz Festival

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Notes

Amougles Pop And Jazz Festival
Actuel Pop And Jazz Festival-Mont de I'Enclus, Amougies, Belgium
1969

Various Artists

01. The Soft Machine - Moon In June / The Nice - Rondo
02. East of Eden - Confusion
03. Pink Floyd - Green Is The Colour / Careful With That Axe, Eugene
04. The Pretty Things - Blow Your Mind
05. Gong - Rational Anthem / ? - ? / ? - ?
06. East Of Eden - Jig-A-Jig
07. Art Ensemble of Chicago -
08. ? - ?
09. The Soft Machine - Eamon Andrews
10. The Pretty Things - Alexander
11. The Pretty Things -
12. East Of Eden - Bathers
13. Soft Machine - Hibou, Anemone and Bear

(2/1) Amougies, 1969-10-24, (Day 1) - 24 Oct 1969 - Ten Years After

Audio/flac, /, ()

703002001f703002001b703002001i
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TEN YEARS AFTER
Amougies Actual Festival '69

Actual Festival, Amougies, Belgium
October 24, 1969
Remastered by PR

1. Introduction
2. Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
3. Hobbit
4. I Can't Keep From Cryin' Sometimes
5. Help Me
6. Spoonful

Alvin Lee - guitar, vocals
Leo Lyons - bass
Chick Churchill - organ
Rick Lee - drums

http://lix.in/-65eff1
http://lix.in/-677692

1969-10-24 - Actual Festival, Amougies


http://rapidshare.com/files/329960283/ayt12.part1.rar.html
http://rapidshare.com/files/329962327/ayt12.part2.rar.html

(11/1) Amougies, 1969-10-24, (Day 1) - 24 Oct 1969 - Aynsley Dunbar

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703011001f703011001b
Notes

This is a RESEED (sort of) from a February 2006 download.
These are not the originally downloaded file, as there is another DAE (Disc Audio Extraction)using EAC, in the lineage.
If anyone wants to offer the original files, then I will get this offer pulled.
Many thanks to the original seeder! THX!!!
Enjoy!

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Aynsley Dunbar'S Retaliation .... October 24, 1969 (Day One)
Festival Actuel, Amougies, Belgium

Victor Brox - vocals
John Moorshead - guitar
Tommy Eyre - organ
Alex Dmochowski - bass
Aynsley Dunbar - drums
with Frank Zappa - guitar (guesting on track 5)

Taper: (JJB) THX!!!!!!!!
Taping Gear: ??unknown??
Lineage: February 2006 download> audio burn (Nero) Trade CD-R> (wav) EAC (secure mode)> (flac) Trader's Little Helper level 6 (align on sector boundaries)
Quality: vg-
Length: 5 tracks = 26:35 minutes
Artwork: none.
Samples: none.

Set List:

01 - unknown (3:13)
02 - Run You Off The Hill (8:29)
03 - Sugar On The Line (2:39)
04 - Drop Down Mama (4:27)
05 - Improvisation (featuring Frank Zappa) (7:45)

Some Original offer notes:
Unfortunately, the taper (JJB) didn't record everything, but when he did, he generally recorded complete sets. There are exceptions though, beginning with Colosseum in this debut torrent, and this will be the case with some of the French bands from the Sunday afternoon.
Still, better than nothing ! Also, there are obvious issues with the sound quality. Firstly, the tape recorder used was way below modern standards and the sound is nowhere near "professional" standards. Secondly, in order to save on
batteries, the taper occasionally turned the recorder off between songs, resulting in a few truncated introductions. These reservations aside, however, this is simply an unbelievable document of a legendary festival, and so our hearfelt thanks to the taper for recording this at the time, and for allowing me to seed it here.


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Support the artists: See them in concert & buy the officially released items, etc.

Prepared by Jeff James (roryglzep@aol.com)
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(13/1) Amougies, 1969-10-24, (Day 1) - 24 Oct 1969 - Colosseum, AD, TYA

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Notes

FESTIVAL ACTUEL, AMOUGIES (Belgium)
Day One - October 24, 1969

As promised after last week's "Zappa in Amougies" torrent, I will now be seeding the individual performances. Of course, this will include many more bands than the ones Zappa jammed with ! Unfortunately, the taper (JJB) didn't record everything, but when he did, he generally recorded complete sets. There are exceptions though, beginning with Colosseum in this debut torrent, and this will be the case with some of the French bands from the Sunday afternoon. Still, better than nothing ! Also, there are obvious issues with the sound quality. Firstly, the tape recorder used was way below modern standards and the sound is nowhere near "professional" standards. Secondly, in order to save on batteries, the taper occasionally turned the recorder off between songs, resulting in a few truncated introductions. These reservations aside, however, this is simply an unbelievable document of a legendary festival, and so our hearfelt thanks to the taper for recording this at the time, and for allowing me to seed it here.

I did my best to document setlists and line-ups but some information is still missing. I am sure TYA fans, in particular, will be able to provide a setlist for their performance.

What's next ? Surprise, surprise... But don't worry, the rest will follow soon...

(There is about 85 minutes of music in this torrent; rather than combining sets to match CD-length, I preferred to leave the performances in their original order)

COLOSSEUM
1. debut (9:43)

Clem Clempson - guitar & vocals
Dick Heckstall-Smith - saxes
Dave Greenslade - organ
Tony Reeves - bass
Jon Hiseman - drums

AYNSLEY DUNBAR'S RETALIATION
(ca. 27mn)

2. unknown (3:13)
3. Run You Off The Hill (8:29)
4. Sugar On The Line (2:39)
5. Drop Down Mama (4:27)
6. Improvisation (featuring Frank Zappa) (7:45)

Victor Brox - vocals
John Moorshead - guitar
Tommy Eyre - organ
Alex Dmochowski - bass
Aynsley Dunbar - drums
with Frank Zappa - guitar (6)

TEN YEARS AFTER
(ca. 48mn)

7. Introduction by Pierre Lattès (0:53)
8. The Stomp (7:25)
9. Drum Solo (6:27)
10. Unknown (15:44)
11. unknown (11:22)
12. unknown (6:47)

Alvin Lee - guitar & vocals
Chick Churchill - keyboards
Leo Lyons - bass
Rick Lee - drums
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TYA
1. Introduction (0:53)
2. Good Morning Little Schoolgirl (7:24)
3. Hobbit (6:16)
4. I Can't Keep From Cryin' Sometimes (15:43)
5. Help Me (11:20)
6. Spoonful (6:49)


(3/1) Amougies, 1969-10-25, (Day 2) - 25 Oct 1969 - Freedom, Pink Floyd

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FESTIVAL ACTUEL,
AMOUGIES (Belgium)Day Two - October 25, 1969

source: audience recordingOur Amougies series continues with probably the most anticipated performance of all - Pink Floyd's.
Of course, the version of "Interstellar Overdrive" with Frank Zappa, long presumed lost, will now be familiar to most, but I'm sure this complete set will be of high interest to Floyd fans.
As previously stated, the taper (JJB) didn't record everything, but when he did, he generally recorded complete sets.
There are exceptions though, and Freedom is one of them - presumably after a few minutes the taper thought the band wasn't worth taping ? Still, better than nothing !
Also, there are obvious issues with the sound quality. Firstly, the tape recorder used was way below modern standards and the sound is nowhere near "professional" standards.
Secondly, in order to save on batteries, the taper occasionally turned the recorder off between songs, resulting in a few truncated introductions.
These reservations aside, however, this is simply an unbelievable document of a legendary festival, and so our hearfelt thanks to the taper for recording this at the time, and for allowing me to seed it here.
I did my best to document setlists and line-ups but some information is still missing.
Please help if you can.

FREEDOM(6mn)

1. introduction (0:16)
2. unknown (5:27)
3. Dirty Water (0:30)

Roger Saunders - vocals & guitar
Walter Monagham - vocals & bass
Bobby Harrison - vocals & drums

PINK FLOYD(80mn)

4. Astronomy Domine (10:53)
5. Green In The Colour (3:37)
6. Careful With That Axe, Eugene (10:08)
7. tuning up with Frank Zappa (2:48)
8. Interstellar Overdrive (21:03)
9. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun (13:28)
10. A Saucerful Of Secrets (18:36)

David Gilmour - guitar & vocals
Richard Wright - organ
Roger Waters - bass & vocals
Nick Mason - drums

with
Frank Zappa - guitar (7 & 8)

(4/1) Amougies, 1969-10-25, (Day 2) - 25 Oct 1969 - Pink Floyd Interstellar Zappadrive

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Pink Floyd - Interstellar Zappadrive
Actuel Music Festival, Amougies, Belgium, October 25, 1969

Label: HRV CDR031

Audio Source: CD 1 Audience (Speed corrected) / CD 2 Soundboard

Sound Quality: A-

Lineage: Original Harvested SHN-files --> FLAC level 8 --> MWP
(see protocol file for conversion details)

Artwork: Included

Gallery links:
http://www.mindwarppavilion.org/cpg/displayimage.php?pos=-5157
http://www.mindwarppavilion.org/cpg/displayimage.php?pos=-5162

Number of Discs: 2
Total running time: (77:43 / 25:14)

Notes:

Taken from http://members.cox.net/scottstrades/69-Oct-25_hrv.txt

From Harvested Weeds (www.harvested.org): Introducing Interstellar Zappadrive!! HRV-CDR-031. The complete Pink Floyd performance from October 25, 1969 at the Actuel Music Festival.
These (above tracks) are all from the new audience source recently uncovered. They have been speed corrected and carefully mastered by the Harvested staff. These 8 tracks all fit nicely on a single 80 minute disc.
However, the shn disc now being seeded has 3 bonus tracks. These are the soundboard tracks from this show that were broadcast on the radio. After some digging, we found the best source and put in our own handiwork.

The following comments were ripped from The Pink Floyd Database at http://pf-db.com/index.php?concert_id=905&bootleg_id=3467
Also speedcorrected and pitch corrected version of the original seed of the audience recording, slightly at diff speed than "Let's Be Frank..." though. The shn disc comes with bonus material from the supposed radio broadcast (soundboard source), but is not mentioned as a D2 on the artwork. -Furry_Animal

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Notes that came with the ORIGINAL recording (from which all others have come from):

source: audience recording

Our Amougies series continues with probably the most anticipated performance of all - Pink Floyd's. Of course, the version of "Interstellar Overdrive" with Frank Zappa, long presumed lost, will now be familiar to most, but I'm sure this complete set will be of high interest to Floyd fans. As previously stated, the taper (JJB) didn't record everything, but when he did, he generally recorded complete sets. There are exceptions though, and Freedom is one of them - presumably after a few minutes the taper thought the band wasn't worth taping? Still, better than nothing! Also, there are obvious issues with the sound quality. Firstly, the tape recorder used was way below modern standards and the sound is nowhere near "professional" quality. Secondly, in order to save on batteries, the taper occasionally turned the recorder off between songs, resulting in a few truncated introductions. These reservations aside, however, this is simply an unbelievable document of a legendary festival, and so our hearfelt thanks to the taper for recording this at the time, and for allowing me to seed it here.

Disc 1 - 80.33 *
1 Astronomy Domine 10.53
2 Green Is The Colour 3.37
3 Careful With That Axe 10.08
4 Tuning w/ Frank Zappa 2.48
5 Interstellar Overdrive 21.03
6 Set The Controls 13.28
7 Saucerful Of Secrets 18.36

* (my comment): You can compare the disc and track times to get an idea of how much HRV slowed the recording

Taken from http://wherethevibeis.blogspot.com/2007/10/trolling-underground-interstellar.html

Thirty eight years ago, Paris was slated tohave its first rock festival, the Festival "Actuel".

The festival did occur, but due to bureaucratic nonsense it ended up in Belgium. It must have been one hell of a scene, though. If you look at the list of bands below (click to embiggen) there are some amazing possibilities. I recognize the name Aynsley Dunbar from his work with Zappa and Jefferson Starship, and likewise recognize Keith Tippet from his brief stint with King Crimson in the 70s, but don't know if either of these bands was ever recorded. Better known bands included Yes, the Nice, and the Pretty Things. Zappa was there first as Capt. Beefheart's road manager, and soon stepped up to being the MC for the festival. This presented certain problems, however, since the audience spoke little English and Zappa's command of French was tenuous at best. He abdicated those duties and ended up playing as a guest with many of the bands instead. One of them was Pink Floyd.
(...)
...this delicious 20 minute jam from October 25 1969. On that night Zappa joined Pink Floyd onstage to improvise through an uncustomarily long and experimental version of the already long and experimental Syd Barrett classic Interstellar Overdrive.

When I found this, I actually found two different versions of it. One was called Interstellar Zappadrive and the other was Let's Be Frank. Being as it doesn't cost anything, I downloaded them both and gave them both a listen. Not only was IZ the better sounding audience recording, it also came with a few alternate soundboard cuts. What I have here, though, is from the audience - no board of the Zappa stuff. It sounds pretty damn good, though, and has become a favored listen here Under the Bridge. Those of us familiar with Gilmour and Zappa's styles will be able to pick them apart, and it's amazing how easily Zappa fits in with and influences
what's going on with the song.

Info: Thirtyfirst in a series of Harvested uploads...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink_Floyd
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink_Floyd_discography
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink_Floyd_live_performances

http://www.harvested.org/

Tracklisting:

Disc 1
01 Astronomy Domine 9:51
02 Green Is The Colour 4:10
03 Careful With That Axe Eugene 9:44
04 Tuning Up With Zappa 2:29
05 Interstellar Overdrive 20:33
06 Tuning Up 0:51
07 Set The Controls 12:07
08 A Saucerful Of Secrets 17:58

Disc 2
01 Green Is The Colour (SBD) 4:14
02 Careful With That Axe Eugene (SBD) 9:44
03 Set The Controls (SBD) 11:16

Torrent History: Originally seeded to Mind-Warp PaVilion by xuncat on December 29, 2007.

WackoBros&Sista thank the Harvested boys for their releases :D


(12/1) Amougies, 1969-10-25, (Day 2) - 25 Oct 1969 - Pink Floyd Freak Out In Amougies

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Amougies
19691025 (Day 2) - 25 Oct 1969

Pink Floyd Freak Out in Amougies

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1. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun (11:10)
2. Green Is The Colour (3:57)
3. Careful With That Axe, Eugene (9:30)
4. Interstellar Overdrive (12:45)

(5/1) Amougies, 1969-10-26, (Day 3) - 26 Oct 1969 - Caravan

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Caravan
Amougies (Belgium), Actuel Festival
26 October 1969
66 minutes

source: audience recording (mono)

More from the Sunday performances at the 1969 Amougies Festival with Caravan's set. Again, this is an invaluable document as Caravan live recordings are few, particularly from so early on in their career. So early on, actually, that I have been faced with some doubt as to whether at least one of these tracks (#4) is actually by Caravan. The voice doesn't sound like either Pye Hastings or Richard Sinclair (could it be cousin Dave on one of his rare vocal outings ?), and the music sounds distinctly heavier and bluesier. Yet parts of it, especially the end, do feature some distinctive Caravan features, like fuzz organ and jazzy drumming. Your guess is as good as mine. Track 6 is also a bit of a mystery. It clearly sounds like Pye singing, but other than the track being unknown to me, the chorus of the song, which verges on out-and-out hard-rock, is very untypical of Caravan to say the least. I have no definitive answer to these questions, and because of between-song editing, there is no way to ascertain that the performance is continuous. The rest of the set, though, is recognisably Caravan, offering a good mixture of tracks from their first and second albums and the obligatory Soft Machine cover (and a staple of their own sets until 1971), the Kevin Ayers-penned "Feelin' Reelin' Squealin'". Not forgetting the version of "If I Could..." with Frank Zappa on guest guitar, which was seeded previously as part of the "FZ Amougies jams" fest. Again, thanks to the taper, JJB, for recording this at the time, and for allowing me to seed it here.

1. Place Of My Own (5:35)
2. If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You (7:36)
3. As I Feel I Die (4:45)
4. unknown (7:26)
5. And I Wish I Were Stoned / Don't Worry (7:55)
6. unknown (6:11)
7. Magic Man (6:34)
8. Feelin' Reelin' Squealin' (8:32)
9. Where But For Caravan Would I ? (11:33)

Pye Hastings - guitar & vocals
David Sinclair - organ
Richard Sinclair - bass & vocals
Richard Coughlan - drums
with
Frank Zappa - guitar (2)


(6/1) Amougies, 1969-10-26, (Day 3) - 26 Oct 1969 - The Nice

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Amougies (Day 3) - 26 Oct 1969 - The Nice

01 introduction
02 Intermezzo from Karelia Suite
03 organ improv
04 Country Pie Brandenburger
05 piano improv
06 Hang On To A Dream
07 Pathetique Symphony
08 She Belongs To Me
09 Rondo

(7/1) Amougies, 1969-10-27, (Day 4) - 27 Oct 1969 - Yes, Sam s Apple Pie

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Yes, another re-post to this Amougies(Day 4) torrent feat. Yes and Sam Apple Pie (w/Frank Zappa), speed corrected this time.

orig. torrent: http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=84715

In fact tape recorder battery fatigue seems to have led to most of the Yes music sounding way too fast, about 2 semitones sharp. only the last Yes track needed a speed increase of about +50cts imo.
The Sam Apple Pie tracks sounded fairly all right, just needed some fine tuning in the +/- 30cts range.

Not sure if I have been hitting it right all the time, but
I'd like to leave further extended fine tuning to a more dedicated Yeshead ...
Hope this helps so far. Enjoy !!

-- flambay


Thanks again to JJB for taping and to urich21 for originally seeding this unvaluable material.

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from orig.seeder notes:

Amougies (Belgium), Actuel Festival
27 October 1969

source: audience recording (mono)

And now for the penultimate day of this legendary festival... I'm sure this is one of the most anticipated performances - a rare early performance by Yes, plus bits from the Pretty Things and Sam Apple Pie sets (yes, "bits" is the appropriate word - sorry for these bands' fans !).

Yes fans are in for a treat - sonics aside, this is a really interesting listen. First, with the exception of "Then", they only play covers, including the rare "It's Love" from The Rascals which extensively features Chris Squire on vocals and bass (there is a version with Steve Howe on the recent live boxed set) - and, already at that point, has Anderson quoting the introductory theme to Stravinsky's "Rite Of Spring" (as he again did on "Yessongs"). The climax of the gig, I think, is the very extended "I See You" which has one of those long, wild guitar/drums duets between Banks and Bruford that Banks has referred to repeatedly but here's the first real chance of hearing what it really was like. Of course, Yes went on to make great music, arguably better and more accomplished, but there's a wildness and freedom to their early incarnation that was missing in their later, superstar days.

Lastly, the usual reminder about the sound quality - the tape recorder used was way below modern standards and the sound is nowhere near "professional" quality. This reservation aside, however, this is simply an unbelievable document of a legendary festival, and so our hearfelt thanks to the taper, JJB, for recording this at the time, and for allowing me to seed it here.

(technical note: JJB tells me he remembers using a Grundig tape recorder with LR14 batteries, using 8cm-diameter reels with a 4,75 cm/s recording speed)

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speed corrected seed notes:

tracklist (w.speed corrected timings)

YES

1. No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed (Havens) (4:53)
2. tuning problems (4:43)
3. Then (Anderson) (5:32)
4. It's Love (Cavaliere/Brigati) (14:39)
5. Everydays (Stills) (5:43)
6. I See You (McGuinn/Crosby) (14:24)
7. Something's Coming (Bernstein/Sondheim) (10:19)


Jon Anderson - lead vocals
Peter Banks - guitar & backing vocals
Tony Kaye - organ
Chris Squire - bass & vocals
Bill Bruford - drums

SAM APPLE PIE

8. unknown (2:08)
9. unknown (1:28)
10. Moonlight Man (6:04)


Sam Sampson - vocals & harmonica
Mick Smith - lead guitar
Andy Johnson - slide guitar
Bob Renny - bass
Dave Charles - drums
with
Frank Zappa - guitar (10)

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lineage:

orig.urich21 flac>wav>Soundforge5(speed correction,fine tuning)>flac(FFE lvl7)

speed correction (summary):

track 01: -130cts
track 02: -160;-200cts
tracks 03-06: between -200 and -220cts
track 07: +50cts
plus local fine tuning throughout.

tracks 08-10: fine tuning only

no further sound modification

(8/1) Amougies, 1969-10-28, (Day 5) - 28 Oct 1969 - Captain Beefheart

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Captain Beefheart
Amougies (Belgium), Festival Actuel-October 28,1969

source: audience recording (mono) So here it is at last - Captain Beefheart's set from the last day of the Amougies festival. When I seeded the compilation of Frank Zappa's Amougies jams, I wrongly assumed the tracks featuring Zappa had all be officially released. In fact that wasn't the case. The only tracks available commercially are tracks 2 and 3, but track 6, which also features Zappa, was left off my compilation. So here it is, available for the first time ever I believe.

I've added below a few quotes from band members borrowed from the internet, to get a clearer idea of what the atmosphere was like at the festival, and for this concert in particular... I'm sure fans will enjoy the opportunity of hearing the "Captain Bullshit" incident for real. Lastly, the usual reminder about the sound quality - the tape recorder used was way below modern standards and the sound is nowhere near "professional" quality. This reservation aside, however, this is simply an unbelievable document of a legendary festival, and so our hearfelt thanks to the taper, JJB, for recording this at the time, and for allowing me to seed it here. Bill Harkleroad: All I can remember is playing in front of thousands of people huddled together in sleeping bags at three in the morning in this huge circus tent. It's 27 degrees out, and there's frost on my strings! It was Don, Victor, Mark, me and Jeff Burchell on drums. Frank was sitting in with us, because he was supposed to be the festival MC - a difficult job when he spoke no French and most of the audience spoke no English. Having Frank play with us made me a little more nervous than normal. I think we played 5 tunes - the five tunes Jeff knew and that was it. Pretty weird flying us all the way over there and playing one gig!
Don Van Vliet: We had a good time. I don't know, what they were doing; they were throwing what looked like birds nests at us, and then one fellow out of the audience - between one of the compositions - said my name was Captain Bullshit, and I said: "well, that's all right baby, you're sitting in it." You know what I mean? I don't know if he was an American; I'm not sure, because he was using early Gary Cooper movie talk. Like "yep", things like that. I think they did well in five days and moving it from France to Belgium. But it was awfully cold... the people in the audience, I don't know how they did it. I think it was probably pretty nice for them to leave their bodies... but the amplifiers were blown out by the time we got to them, and we need clarity for that, and there wasn't any. I don't know. I hope they enjoyed it. I enjoyed it.
FZ: It was really miserable - a few tents and the people began to turn up from nowhere and they turned on the PA and that worked and they turned on the lights and they worked, and the groups actually began to play and by God they had a pop festival. And then they looked at it and realised that they had to keep on for five days. I was asked to join the festiva1. They first of all asked for the Mothers to play but there weren't any Mothers of that time, so Pierre Latt's who I had known for some time, asked me to co-host the festival, but when I arrived there I found that most of the people spoke French and they wouldn't know what the fuck I was talking about so it was useless for me to introduce the groups. So Pierre suggested that I might play with some of the groups. But I was at a great disadvantage because I didn't have my own guitar...

1. introduction (4:45)
2. She's Too Much For My Mirror - My Human Gets Me Blues (Video Source)
3. Wild Life (3:54)
4. Hobo Chang Ba (2:23)
5. When Big Joan Sets Up (w. Zappa) (20:16)


Don Van Vliet (Captain Beefheart) vocals, tenor & soprano sax, bass clarinet
Victor Hayden (The Mascara Snake) - bass clarinet
Bill Harkleroad (Zoot Horn Rollo) - guitars
Mark Boston (Rockette Morton) - bass
Jeff Burchell (The Imposter Drumbo) - drums & percussion
with Frank Zappa - guitar (1/3/)

(9/1) Amougies, 1969-10-28, (Day 5) - 28 Oct 1969 - Soft Machine

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Amougies (Day 5) - 28 Oct 1969 - Soft Machine - aud - expurgated

Many thanks to the taper JJB and original poster urich21 for their work in providing these wonderful recordings to us.

Many thanks to everyone at dimeadozen for their work in providing this wonderful service to us.

And finally, thanks are due to all the other rabid, maniac, hard-core music fanatics out there - recording, copying, mastering, trading, sharing and giving.

Tracks 1, 3 & 6 = flac-->wav-->cdwav(removed never released soundtrack material)-->wavs-->flac
Tracks 2, 4 & 5 = unedited - same as original banned torrent.

INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO COMPILE A COMPLETE VERSION OF THE SOFT MACHINE AMOUGIES SET:
1. Download this torrent
2. Obtain a copy of the never released soundtrack to the unauthorized film of the festival from somewhere else.
3. Take track one of the never released soundtrack (total time: 9:45,) split the track at the 3:11 mark and save the first half of the track as file name 01b_Moon_In_June.
4. Take track nine of the never released soundtrack (total time: 3:09,) split the track at the 0:43 mark and save the first half of the track as file name 03b_Eamonn_Andrews.
5. Take track fourteen of the never released soundtrack (total time: 1:23) and change the file name to 06b_Hibou_Anemone_And_Bear.

ORIGINAL INFO FILE BELOW:
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FESTIVAL ACTUEL, AMOUGIES (Belgium)
Day Five - October 28, 1969

SOFT MACHINE

source: audience recording

Well, this is the end, I'm afraid... The last in our Amougies series, and a personal favourite.

This is the only recording in circulation of a complete concert by the shortlived septet line-up of Soft Machine. Amougies wasn't quite their debut (they played a warm-up gig in Liverpool a few days before) but this is certainly where most people heard them for the first time. Although a major change in the band's instrumentation, the addition of a brass section didn't actually alter their basic set all that much, the only composition written especially for this line-up being "Pigling Bland", the new coda to "Esther's Nosejob". Everything else (including the rare coda to "Facelift" which shows up on the September trio gig from Amsterdam) had been played by the trio (and quartet with Brian Hopper). Similarly, the fact that Robert Wyatt doesn't sing much was not so much a consequence of the enlarged line-up than one of its causes - apart from Hopper and Ratledge's new compositions being all-instrumental, Wyatt just couldn't cope with his dual role very well. Actually, the Amougies concert has some of his best live singing, particularly the "New York" sequence of "Moon In June". This was in part due to the band's recent acquisition of an Echoplex echo chamber. But most of "Moon In June", alas, is played instrumentally... but it is played very well, particularly by Ratledge who makes expert use of fuzz and wah-wah. All in all, this is a precious document of an exceptional line-up, a welcome complement to what little is available commercially (on "BBC Radio 1967-71" and "Backwards").

Apparently, the first half of this set was broadcast on radio at the time, on either the Belgian RTBF or Luxemburg's RTL, and is in circulation in bootleg form. The sound is arguably better than the recording here, but I opted to leave this version as it is as it offers a slightly different sonic perspective on the performance. I think the broadcast version has been seeded here already anyway. Perhaps a repeat would be a good idea.

Just before we go on (...to the next part of our song...), the usual warning about the sound quality - the tape recorder used was way below modern standards and the sound is nowhere near "professional" quality. This reservation aside, however, this is simply an unbelievable document of a legendary festival, and so our hearfelt thanks to the taper, JJB, for recording this at the time, and for allowing me to seed it here.

1. Moon In June (14:51)
2. Facelift (10:24)
3. Eamonn Andrews (8:05)
4. Mousetrap / Noisette / Backwards / Mousetrap Reprise / drumlink (9:50)
5. Esther's Nosejob (incl. Pigling Bland) (15:15)
6. Hibou, Anemone And Bear (6:21)

Robert Wyatt - Drums & Vocals
Mike Ratledge - Lowrey Organ & Hohner Pianet
Hugh Hopper - Bass
Elton Dean - Alto Sax
Lyn Dobson - Soprano Sax
Marc Charig - Cornet
Nick Evans - Trombone


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