Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Mighty John Henry

Hot Air Head

(ALIDA/Creativeman Disc., CMDD-00041) (Japan) (CD)

  1. Welcome to the Zoo (3:30)
  2. 10,000,000 Bloodshot Eyes (2:58)
  3. Momma's Killing Daddy (4:13)
  4. Lie Factory (3:10)
  5. Rats in the Cage of Reason (3:22)
  6. Naked Monkies (4:10)
  7. The Crystal Palace (3:48)
  8. The Bright Side of the Sun (3:58)
  9. Ken (4:02)
  10. Heaven Is a Wire (5:24)
  11. Pachinko Rebellion (3:42)

Mighty John Henry
Dennis Gunn: guitar, vocal, harmonica, pianica, banjo, bongos, etc.
Makio Tada: drums
Tatsuya Honda: bass (1-10)

Emi Eleonla: accordion, pianica (1)
Sadato: tenor saxophone (8)
Kazuto Shimizu: piano, synthesizer (10)
Drew Fay: dog bark digeridoo (10)
Gary Lucas: guitar, boxes (11)
Hidenori Yokoyama: bass, boxes (11)
Hoppy Kamiyama: synthesizer, cassette recorders, boxes (11)

All songs written and arranged by Dennis Gunn
Mixed and mastered by Dennis Gunn at WonderWanker Studio
Additional engineering of bass and drums on tracks 1-3, 5, 6, and 8-10 by Hideki Ishii at Garden Studio, Tokyo.
Additional submixes and engineering on tracks 4 and 7 by Floyd Reitsman at Ironwood Studio, Seattle.
Basics for track 11 recorded at Milk, Tokyo
Pagckage art and layouts by Dennis Gunn
Includes liner notes in English by Dennis Gunn, and English lyrics

Released in October 1996