Rocket #9
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7" Planet (UK) 1997

1. Rocket #9
2. Wig-Out With Charley Dapper
3. Rocket #9 (Version)

Notes: Rocket #9 is a Sun-Ra cover.

Details from Matador's Annotated Discography:

One of the versions of "Rocket #9" was a live recording from night 2 of the Lounge Ax benefits in Chicago, summer of 1996. That night, Ira and I also served as half on 11th Dream Day, me in place of Doug McCombs, who was off somewhere in Scandinavia with Tortoise. Anyway, we learned a bunch of 11th DD songs, and we practiced all day long before the show, in the Tortoise loft, where it was 200 degrees. At soundcheck the next day, Doug shows up! I mean, I was happy to see him and everything, but I wasn't about to let him play. Eventually, in the spirit of the event, and after a few hours, and a beer or two, I allowed him to play on one song. After all, that's what friends are for. -James


Georgia Hubley - Singing, Drums, Guitar
Ira Kaplan - Singing, Guitar
James McNew - Bass