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Just some bear bones and a bit of flesh here - loads more to come


January '72 - 'Le Camembert Electrique'. daevid allen, Gilli Smyth, Didier Malherbe, Kevin Ayers, Pip Pyle, Christian Tristch.

Sat 01/01/72 : Gong - (B) Brussels, Theatre 140 - with Nico, Daniel Laloux

Sun 02/01/72 : Gong - (B) Brussels, Theatre 140 ? - with Nico, Daniel Laloux. Last gig of residency of 6 gigs

Tue 04/01/72 : Gong - (B) Verviers, Maison des Jeunes

Thu 05/01/72 : Gong - (B) Hannut, Convent?

Fri 07/01/72 : Gong - (B) Liège, ?

Mon 17/01/72 : Gong - (B) Leuvan. University - with Puig. Last gig with Kevin Ayers?

Wed 19/01/72 : Gong - with Yes

Sat 22/01/72 : Gong

Sun 23/01/72 : Gong


February '72
"I remember a continental circus gig, without Gilli Smyth, in a cinema in Lyon* but I don't remember if it was in February or March 1972" [*Le Scala]

Tue 08/02/72 : Gong : France

Wed 09/02/72 : Gong : (F) Toulouse, Théâtre du Taur - with Nico

Thu 10/02/72 : Gong : (F) Bordeaux - with Family

Sat 12/02/72 : Gong : (F) Dourge, Ram Dam Club

Fri 18/02/72 : Gong : (F) Viry-Chatillon, MJC

Sat 19/02/72 : Gong : (F) Bobigny, MJC

Sun 20/02/72 : Gong : (F) Metz, Cyclope

Mon 21/02/72 : Gong : (F) Paris, ?

Fri 25/02/72 : Gong : (F) Montbéliard, ?

Sat 26/02/72 : Gong : (F) Montataire, ?

Sun 27/02/72 : Gong : (F) Villeparisis, ? - Afternoon gig


March '72

Fri 03/03/72 : Gong : (F) Chelles, CCM - with Nico

Sun 05/03/72 : Gong : (F) Palaiseau. MJC - with Nico

Sat 11/03/72 : Gong : (F) St.Maur-les-Fossés, MJC - with Nico

Sun 12/03/72 : Gong : (F) Viroflay, MJC - with Nico

Tue 14/03/72 : Gong : (F) Nanterre, ?

Thu 16/03/72 : Gong : (F) Paris, Charonne, Théâtre des Deux Portes - with Nico

Fri 17/03/72 : Gong : (F) Marly-Le-Roi, MJC

Sat 18/03/72 : Gong : (F) Troyes, Foire de Champagne, Festival de Troyes - with Magma, Nico, Genesis, Ten Years After, Wishbone Ash, Renaissance, Contrepoint, Audience…

Sun 19/03/72 : Gong : (F) Pop

Thu 23/03/72 : Gong : (F) Fontainebleau, MJC

Fri 24/03/72 : Gong : (F) Évry, MJC

Sat 25/03/72 : Gong : (F) Sartrouville, MJC


April '72 - Laurie Allen leaves, Mac Poole joins.

Thu 13/04/72 : Gong : (F) Sceaux

Fri 14/04/72 : Gong : (F) Villejuif, Théâtre Romain-Rolland

Sat 15/04/72 : Gong : (F) Rungis, Fête de la Moto

Sun 16/04/72 : Gong : (F) Rungis, Fête de la Moto - 2nd gig?

Tue 18/04/72 : Gong : (F) Paris, Ménil-Palace

Wed 19/04/72 : Gong : (F) Annecy

Thu 20/04/72 : Gong : (F) Thonon

Fri 21/04/72 : Gong : (F) Chambéry

Sat 22/04/72 : Gong :Switzerland, Genève

Fri 28/04/72 : Gong : (F) Lille

Sat 29/04/72 : Gong : (F) Esvre-sur-Indre


May '72

Sun 07/05/72 : Gong : (F) arvo

Wed 10/05/72 : Gong : (F) ?

Thu 11/05/72 : Gong : (F) Vincennes - 2 shows. 1st in park, 2nd in Cinema- Continental Circus

Fri 12/05/72 : Gong : (F) Vincennes - 2 shows. 1st in park, 2nd in Cinema- Continental Circus

Sat 13/05/72 : Gong : (F) Paris, ?

Wed 17/05/72 : Gong : (F) Frontignan

Thu 18/05/72 : Gong : (F) Frontignan - 2nd gig

Fri 19/05/72 : Gong : (F) Frontignan - 3rd gig

Tue 23/05/72 : Gong : (F) Nice MJC

Wed 24/05/72 : Gong :Monaco

Thu 25/05/72 : Gong : (F) Grasse

Fri 26/05/72 : Gong : (F) ?

Sat 27/05/72 : Gong : (F) Nice, MJC - 2nd gig

Sun 28/05/72 : Gong : (F) ? - afternoon gig

Mon 29/05/72 : Gong : (F) Marseille


June '72

Thu 01/06/72 : Gong : (F) Fac Dauphine?

Thu 08/06/72 : Gong : (F) Vincennes

Sat 10/06/72 : Gong :Switzerland, Festival

Wed 14/06/72 : Gong : (F) Rennes

Sat 16/06/72 : Gong : (F) Pantin - with Magma. Mini Festival

Sun 17/06/72 : Gong : (F) ? - Mac Poole's last gig


July '72

Sun 01/07/72 : Gong : (F) Metz - with Charles Heyward:Dms

Tue 04/07/72 : Taliesin Allen born

Tue 11/07/72 : Gong : (F) Vence?

Thu 13/07/72 : Gong : (F) Mandeline - with Magma

Tue 18/07/72 : Gong : (F) La Ciotat

Thu 20/07/72 : Gong : (F) Albi - with Magma?

Fri 21/07/72 : Gong : (F) Revel?

Sun 23/07/72 : Gong : (F) Sete

Sat 29/07/72 : Gong : (F) Avignon - Gilli's first gig after birth of Tally


August '72

Fri 04/08/72 : Gong : (F) Bordeaux

Sat 12/08/72 : Gong : (F) Avignon

Sun 13/08/72 : Gong : (F) Avignon - 2nd gig

Tue 15/08/72 : Gong : (F) Dieulefit

Wed 16/08/72 : Gong : (F) Dieulefit - 2nd gig

Thu 17/08/72 : Gong : (F) Dieulefit - 3rd gig


November '72

Wed 08/11/72 : Gong : (F) Angers

Thu 09/11/72 : Gong : (F) Rennes

Fri 17/11/72 : Gong : (F) Sedan - Gong as an 8 piece

Sat 18/11/72 : Gong : (F) St Dizier - 2nd gig as 8 piece

Wed 22/11/72 : Gong : (F) Chalon

Thu 23/11/72 : Gong : (F) Riems - Two shows

Fri 24/11/72 : Gong : (F) Epernay

Sat 25/11/72 : Gong : (F) ?


December '72 - daevid meets Steve Hillage, guitarist in Kevin Ayers band at gig at Fontainbleu. He joins Gong

Fri 01/12/72 : Gong : (F) Henin Lietard - First gig with Tim Blake

Tue 05/12/72 : Gong : (F) Dieppe

Wed 06/12/72 : Gong : (F) Elboeuf

Thu 07/12/72 : Gong : (F) Le Harve

Sun 10/12/72 : Gong : (F) Toulouse

Tue 12/12/72 : Gong : (F) Nimes

Thu 14/12/72 : Gong : (F) Rodez

Fri 15/12/72 : Gong : (F) Montpellier, Facult. de Lettres

Sat 16/12/72 : Gong : (F) Montaubaun

Sun 31/12/72 : Gong arrive at The Manor to record 'Flying Teapot'

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