CAPTAIN BEEFHEART

 

Albums recorded by Captain Beefheart, including release dates and UK & US
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TITLE

RELEASED

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Safe As Milk

09/67

2

Strictly Personal

10/68

3

Trout Mask Replica

06/69

4

Lick My Decals Off, Baby

12/70

5

Mirror Man

05/71

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The Spotlight Kid

01/72

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Clear Spot

01/73

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Unconditionally Guaranteed

04/74

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Bluejeans And Moonbeams

11/74

10

Bongo Fury [with Frank Zappa, mainly live]

02/75

11

Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)

01/80

12

Doc At The Radar Station

08/80

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Ice Cream For Crow

09/82

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I May Be Hungry But I Sure Ain't Weird (The Alternate Captain Beefheart)

06/93

15

A Carrot Is As Close As A Rabbit Gets To A Diamond

06/93

16

London 1974 [live]

11/93

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Grow Fins: Rarities (1965-1982) [5-CD box set]

05/99

18

Merseytrout - Live In Liverpool 1980

06/00

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I'm Going To Do What I Wanna Do: Live At My Father's Place 1978

09/00

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Magnetic Hands: Live In The UK

06/02

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Railroadism: Live In The USA 1972-1981

05/03

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Amsterdam '80 [live]

04/06

23

The Captain's Last Live Concert Plus...

07/07

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Live At Bickershaw Festival 1972

07/07

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'Dust Sucker'

01/09


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1) SAFE AS MILK

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Sure 'Nuff 'n' Yes I Do
Zig Zag Wanderer
Call On Me
Dropout Boogie
I'm Glad
Electricity

Yellow Brick Road
Abba Zaba
Plastic Factory
Where There's Woman
Grown So Ugly
Autumn's Child






Captain Beefheart

Ry Cooder
Drumbo
(aka John French)
Jerry Handley
Samson Hoffman
Milt Holland

Taj Mahal
Alex St Clair
Russ Titelman

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica, Oboe,
Bass Marimba
Guitar, Bass
Drums, Percussion

Bass
Theremin (Track 6)
Log Drum (Tracks 2,4),
Percussion (Track 8)
Percussion (Track 7)
Guitar
Guitar (Track 12)

Bob Krasnow, Richard Perry

2) STRICTLY PERSONAL

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Ah Feel Like Ahcid
Safe As Milk
Trust Us
Son Of Mirror Man - Mere Man

On Tomorrow
Beatle Bones 'n' Smokin' Stones
Gimme Dat Harp Boy
Kandy Korn






Captain Beefheart
Drumbo
(aka John French)
Jerry Handley
Antennae Jimmy Semens
(aka Jeff Cotton)
Alex St Clair

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica
Drums

Bass
Guitar

Guitar

Bob Krasnow

3) TROUT MASK REPLICA

 
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LP One
Frownland
The Dust Blows Forward 'N The Dust Blows Back
Dachau Blues
Ella Guru
Hair Pie: Bake 1
Moonlight In Vermont

Pachuco Cadaver
Bills Corpse
Sweet Sweet Bulbs
Neon Meate Dream Of A Octafish
China Pig
My Human Gets Me Blues
Dali's Car

LP Two
Hair Pie: Bake 2
Pena
Well
When Big Joan Sets Up
Fallin' Ditch
Sugar 'n' Spikes
Ant Man Bee

Orange Claw Hammer
Wild Life
She's Too Much For My Mirror
Hobo Chang Ba
The Blimp (Mousetrapreplica)
Steal Softly Through Snow
Old Fart At Play
Veteran's Day Poppy






Captain Beefheart


Drumbo
(aka John French)
Douglas Moon
Rockette Morton
(aka Mark Boston)
Antennae Jimmy Semens
(aka Jeff Cotton)
The Mascara Snake
(aka Victor Hayden)
Zoot Horn Rollo
(aka Bill Harkleroad)

Producer:

Vocals, Bass Clarinet, Soprano & Tenor Saxophone, Simran & Musette (Track 10)
Drums (uncredited)

Guitar (Track 11)
Bass, Narrator

Guitar, Vocals (Tracks 4,15)

Bass Clarinet, Vocals

Guitar, Flute


Frank Zappa

4) LICK MY DECALS OFF, BABY

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Lick My Decals Off, Baby
Doctor Dark
I Love You, You Big Dummy
Peon
Bellerin' Plain
Woe-Is-Uh-Me-Bop
Japan In A Dishpan

I Wanna Find A Woman That'll
Hold My Big Toe Till I Have To Go
Petrified Forest
One Red Rose That I Mean
The Buggy Boogie Woogie
The Smithsonian Institute Blues (Or The Big Dig)
Space-Age Couple
The Clouds Are Full Of Wine (Not Whiskey Or Rye)
Flash Gordon's Ape






Captain Beefheart
Drumbo
(aka John French)
Rockette Morton
(aka Mark Boston)
Ed Marimba
(aka Art Tripp)
Zoot Horn Rollo
(aka Bill Harkleroad)

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica, Saxophone
Drums, Percussion

Bass

Drums, Percussion, Marimba

Guitar


Captain Beefheart

5) MIRROR MAN

 
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Mirror Man LP
Tarotplane
Kandy Korn

25th Century Quaker
Mirror Man

Mirror Man Sessions CD
Tarotplane
25th Century Quaker
Mirror Man
Kandy Korn
Trust Us [Take 6]
Safe As Milk [Take 12]
Beatle Bones n' Smokin' Stones
Moody Liz [Take 8]
Gimme Dat Harp Boy

Mirror Man


...Sessions




Captain Beefheart
Drumbo
(aka John French)
Jerry Handley
Antennae Jimmy Semens
(aka Jeff Cotton)
Alex St Clair

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica, Musette
Drums

Bass
Guitar

Guitar

Bob Krasnow

6) THE SPOTLIGHT KID

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I'm Gonna Booglarize You Baby
White Jam
Blabber 'n Smoke
When It Blows Its Stacks
Alice In Blunderland

The Spotlight Kid
Click Clack
Grow Fins
There Ain't No Santa Claus On The Evenin' Stage
Glider




Spotlight Kid


Spotlight Kid & Clear Spot

Captain Beefheart

Rockette Morton
(aka Mark Boston)
The Mascara Snake
(aka Victor Hayden)
Ed Marimba
(aka Art Tripp)
Winged Eel Fingerling
(aka Elliot Ingber)
Zoot Horn Rollo
(aka Bill Harkleroad)

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Soprano/Tenor Saxophone
Bass, Guitar

Clarinet

Drums, Percussion, Marimba

Guitar

Guitar


Captain Beefheart

7) CLEAR SPOT

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Low Yo Yo Stuff
Nowadays A Woman's Gotta Hit A Man
Too Much Time
Circumstances
My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains
Sun Zoom Spark

Clear Spot
Crazy Little Thing
Long Neck Bottles
Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles
Big Eyed Beans From Venus
Golden Birdies




Clear Spot


Spotlight Kid & Clear Spot

The Blackberries
Captain Beefheart
Milt Holland
Rockette Morton
(aka Mark Boston)
Ed Marimba
(aka Art Tripp)
Russ Titelman
Zoot Horn Rollo
(aka Bill Harkleroad)

Producer:

Backing Vocals
Vocals, Harmonica
Percussion
Guitar

Drums, Percussion

Guitar (Track 3)
Guitar, Mandolin


Ted Templeman

8) UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED

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Upon The My-O-My
Sugar Bowl
New Electric Ride
Magic Be
Happy Love Song

Full Moon, Hot Sun
I Got Love On My Mind
This Is The Day
Lazy Music
Peaches






Captain Beefheart
Andy DiMartino
Mark Marcellino
Alex St Clair
Rockette Morton
(aka Mark Boston)
Del Simmons
Zoot Horn Rollo
(aka Bill Harkleroad)

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica
Guitar
Keyboards
Guitar
Bass

Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Guitar


Andy Dimartino

9) BLUEJEANS AND MOONBEAMS

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Party Of Special Things To Do
Same Old Blues
Observatory Crest
Pompadour Swamp
Captain's Holiday

Rock 'n' Roll's Evil Doll
Further Than We've Gone
Twist Ah Luck
Bluejeans And Moonbeams






Captain Beefheart
Jimmy Caravan
Mark Gibbons
Ty Grimes
Ira Ingber
Gene Pello
Dean Smith
Michael Smotherman

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica
Keyboards, Synthesiser
Keyboards
Percussion
Bass
Drums
Guitar
Keyboards, Backing Vocals

Andy Di Martino

10) BONGO FURY

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Debra Kadabra
Carolina Hard Core Ecstasy
Sam With The Showing Scalp Flat Top
Poofter's Froth Wyoming Plans Ahead
200 Years Old

Cucamonga
Advance Romance
Man With The Woman Head
Muffin Man






Captain Beefheart
Terry Bozzio
Napoleon Murphy Brock
George Duke
Bruce Fowler
Tom Fowler
Chester Thompson
Denny Walley
Frank Zappa

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica, Keyboards
Drums
Saxophone, Vocals
Keyboards, Vocals
Trombone
Bass
Drums
Guitar
Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals

Frank Zappa

 

Tracks 1-4,7-9: recorded live Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, Texas, USA on 20/21 May 1975

11) SHINY BEAST (BAT CHAIN PULLER)

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The Floppy Boot Stomp
Tropical Hot Dog Night
Ice Rose
Harry Irene
You Know You're A Man
Bat Chain Puller

When I See Mommy I Feel Like A Mummy
Owed T'Alex
Candle Mambo
Love Lies
Suction Prints
Apes-Ma

Original LP


CD Issue




Captain Beefheart

Eric Drew Feldman

Bruce Fowler
Richard Redus
Jeff Moris Tepper
Robert Arthur Williams

Producer:

Vocals, Whistling, Harmonica, Soprano Saxophone
Synthesiser, Grand Piano, Electric Piano, Bass
Trombone, Air Bass
Guitar, Accordion, Bass
Guitar
Drums, Percussion

Captain Beefheart,
Pete Johnson

12) DOC AT THE RADAR STATION

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Hot Head
Ashtray Heart
A Carrot Is As Close As A Rabbit Gets To A Diamond
Run Paint Run Run
Sue Egypt
Brickbats

Dirty Blue Gene
Best Batch Yet
Telephone
Flavor Bud Living
Sheriff Of Hong Kong
Making Love To A Vampire With A Monkey On My Knee






Captain Beefheart


Drumbo
(aka John French)
Eric Drew Feldman

Bruce Fowler
Gary Lucas
Jeff Moris Tepper
Robert Arthur Williams

Producer:

Vocals, Gong, Harmonica,
Soprano Saxophone,
Bass Clarinet
Guitar, Marimba

Synthesiser, Bass, Mellotron,
Grand Piano, Electric Piano
Trombone
French Horn
Guitar
Drums

Captain Beefheart

13) ICE CREAM FOR CROW

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Ice Cream For Crow
The Host, The Ghost, The Most Holy-O
Semi-Multicoloured Caucasian
Hey Garland, I Dig Your Tweed Coat
Evening Bell
Cardboard Cutout Sundown

The Past Sure Is Tense
Ink Mathematics
The Witch Doctor Life
"81" Poop Hatch
The Thousand And Tenth Day Of The Human Totem Pole
Skeleton Makes Good

Original LP


CD Issue




Captain Beefheart

Eric Drew Feldman
Gary Lucas
Cliff Martinez

Richard "Midnight
Hatsize" Snyder
Jeff Moris Tepper

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica, Gong, Soprano Saxophone, Horn
Electric Piano, Synth Bass
Guitar, National Steel Guitar
Drums, Shake Bouquet,
Glass Washboard, Metal Drums
Bass, Marimba, Viola

Guitar

Captain Beefheart

14) I MAY BE HUNGRY BUT I SURE AIN'T WEIRD (THE ALTERNATE CAPTAIN BEEFHEART)

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Trust Us [Take 6]
Beatle Bones 'n' Smokin' Stones, Part I
Moody Liz [Take 8]
Safe As Milk [Take 12]
Gimme Dat Harp Boy
On Tomorrow [instrumental]
Trust Us [Take 9]
Safe As Milk [Take 5]
Big Black Baby Shoes [instrumental]
Flower Pot [instrumental]
Dirty Blue Gene [instrumental]








Producer:



15) A CARROT IS AS CLOSE AS A RABBIT GETS TO A DIAMOND

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Sugar Bowl
The Past Sure Is Tense
Happy Love Song
The Floppy Boot Stomp
Bluejeans And Moonbeams
Run Paint Run Run
This Is The Day
Tropical Hot Dog Night
Observatory Crest
The Host, The Ghost, The Most Holy-O
Harry Irene
I Got Love On My Mind
Pompadour Swamp
Love Lies
Sheriff Of Hong Kong
Further Than We've Gone
Candle Mambo
Light Reflected Off The Oceans Of The Moon
A Carrot Is As Close As A Rabbit Gets To A Diamond








Producer:



Pete Johnson

16) LONDON 1974

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Mirror Man
Upon The Me On My
Full Moon Hot Sun
Sugar Bowl
Crazy Little Thing
This Is The Day
New Electric Ride
Abba Zabba
Peaches

Original Release


Rerelease




Captain Beefheart
Fuzzy Fuscaldo
Ty Grimes
Del Simmons
Dean Smith
Michael Smotherman
Paul Uhrig

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica
Guitar
Drums
Reeds, Flute
Guitar
Keyboards
Bass

 

Recorded live at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, England during the evening concert on 9 June 1974

17) GROW FINS: RARITIES (1965-1982)

 
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CD One: Just Got Back From The City (1965-67)
Obeah Man [1966 demo]
Just Got Back From The City [1966 demo]
I'm Glad [1966 demo]
Triple Combination [1966 demo]
Here I Am I Always Am [1966 demo]
Somebody's Walkin' In My Home
[live Avalon Ballroom '66]
Tupelo Mississippi [live Avalon Ballroom '66]
Evil [live Avalon Ballroom '66]
Old Folks Boogie [live Avalon Ballroom '67]
Call On Me [1965 demo]
Sure Nuff 'n' Yes I Do [1967 demo]
Yellow Brick Road [1967 demo]
Plastic Factory [1967 demo]

CD Two: Electricity, 1968
Electricity [live at Cannes 1968]
Sure Nuff 'n' Yes I Do [live at Cannes 1968]
Rollin' 'n' Tumblin' [Kidderminster 1968]
Electricity [Kidderminster 1968]
You're Gonna Need Somebody On Yer Bond [Kidderminster 1968]
Kandy Korn [Kidderminster 1968]
Korn Ring Finger [1967 demo]

CD Three: Trout Mask House Sessions, 1969
Hobo Chang Ba/Dachau Blues
Bush Recording
Hair Pie
Hobo Chang Ba
Dachau Blues
Old Fart At Play
Pachuco Cadaver
Sugar 'n' Spikes
Sweet Sweet Bulbs
Frownland
Ella Guru
She's Too Much For My Mirror
Steal Softly Thru Snow
My Human Gets Me Blues
When Big Joan Sets Up
Candy Man
China Pig






 
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CD Four: Trout Mask House Sessions Pt 2
Blimp Payback
Herb Alpert
That's Shitty
We'll Overdub It 3 Times
Electricity *
Sure Nuff 'n' Yes I Do *
Click Clack **
When Big Joan Sets Up †
Woe Is Uh Me Bop †
Bellerin' Plain †
She's Too Much For My Mirror ‡
My Human Gets Me Blues ‡

* CD-ROM audio/video Cannes Beach live '68
** CD-ROM audio/video Paris Bataclan live '73
† CD-ROM audio/video Detroit Tubeworks program, winter of 1970/1971
‡ CD-ROM audio/video Amougies live '69

CD Five: Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band Grow Fins (1969-81)
My Human Gets Me Blues [live Amougies '69]
When Big Joan Sets Up [live Detroit Tubeworks 1971)
Woe Is Uh Me Bop [live Detroit Tubeworks 1971)
Bellerin Plain [live Detroit Tubeworks 1971)
Black Snake Moan I [KHSU '72]
Grow Fins [live Bickershaw '72]
Black Snake Moan II [WBCN '72]
Spitball Scalped Uh Baby [live, Bickershaw '72]
Harp Boogie I [WBCN '72]
One Red Rose That I Mean [Town Hall '72]
Harp Boogie II [WBCN '72]
Natchez Burning [WBCN '72]
Harp Boogie III [1972 radio phone in]
Click Clack [Paris '73]
Orange Claw Hammer ('75 from radio with
Frank Zappa on acoustic guitar]
Odd Jobs [Don piano demo, '76]
Odd Jobs [full band demo '76]
Vampire Suite [1980 worktapes live]
Mellotron Improv [live '78]
Evening Bell (Don piano demo '81]
Evening Bell [Lucas worktape '81]
Mellotron Improv [live '80]
Flavor Bud Living [live '81]

18) MERSEYTROUT - LIVE IN LIVERPOOL 1980

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Toaster
Nowadays A Woman's Gotta Hit A Man
Abba Zaba
Hot Head
Dirty Blue Jean
Best Batch Yet
One Man Sentence
Safe As Milk
Flavor Bud Living
Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles
One Red Rose That I Mean
Doctor Dark
Bat Chain Puller
My Human Gets Me Blues
Sugar 'n' Spikes
Veteran's Day Poppy
Dropout Boogie
Sheriff Of Hong Kong
Kandy Korn
Sustion Prints
Big Eyed Beans From Venus






Captain Beefheart
Eric Drew Feldman
Gary Lucas
Richard Midnight
Jeff Moris Tepper
Robert Pete Williams

Producer:

Vocals, Saxophone, Percussion
Bass, Keyboards
Guitar
Guitar
Guitar
Drums

 

Recorded live at Rotters Club, Liverpool, Merseyside, England on 29 October 1980.

19) I'M GOING TO DO WHAT I WANNA DO: LIVE AT MY FATHER'S PLACE 1978

 
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CD One
Tropical Hot Dog Night
Nowadays A Woman's Gotta Hit A Man
Owed T'Alex
Dropout Boogie
Harry Irene
Abba Zaba
Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles
Old Fart At Play
Well
Ice Rose
Moonlight On Vermont
Floppy Boot Stomp
You Know You're A Man
Bat Chain Puller
Apes-Ma
When I See Mommy I Feel Like A Mummy
Veteran's Day Poppy

CD Two
Safe As Milk
Suction Points

Original Release


Rerelease




Captain Beefheart

Mary Jane Eisenberg
Eric Drew Feldman
Bruce Fowler
Jeff Moris Tepper
Richard Redus
Robert Williams

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica, Whistling,
Tenor & Soprano Saxophone
Shake Bouquet
Bass, Synthesiser, Keyboards
Trombone, Air Bass
Guitar
Guitar, Bass, Accordion
Drums, Percussion

Roland Worthington

 

Recorded live at My Father's Place, Roslyn, New York, USA on 19 November 1978. The recording, using open-reel two-track tape, was made by radio station and broadcast on 11 December 1978.

20) MAGNETIC HANDS: LIVE IN THE UK

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Click Clack
Old Black Snake
Grow Fins
Peon
Golden Birdies
Electricity
Sugar Mama
Orange Claw Hammer
Gimme Dat Harp Boy
Dali's Car
Beatle Bones 'n' Smokin' Stones
Flavor Bud Living
Nowadays A Womans Gotta Hit A Man
Abba Zaba
Hothead
Safe As Milk
Drop Out Boogie
Kandy Korn






Captain Beefheart
Elliot Ingber
Gary Lucas
Ed Marimba
(aka Art Tripp)
Rockette Morton
Oréjon
Zoot Horn Rollo
Alex St Clair
Jeff Moris Tepper
Denny Walley

Producer:

Vocals
Guitar
Guitar
Drums, Percussion

Bass
Bass
Guitar
Guitar
Guitar
Guitar

 

Recorded live at:
Tracks 1-3: The Bickershaw Festival, Bickershaw, Lancashire, England in the early hours of Sunday 7 May 1972
Tracks 4-5: Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Lancashire, England on 1 April 1972
Tracks 6-7: Leicester University, Leicester, England on 1 May 1973
Tracks 8-9: Knebworth Festival, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, England on 5 July 1975
Tracks 10-11: The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on 1 December 1975
Track 12: The Venue, London, England on 12 November 1980
Tracks 13-18: Rotters Club, Liverpool, Merseyside, England on 29 October 1980

21) RAILROADISM: LIVE IN THE USA 1972-1981

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Old Black Snake
King Bee
The Blimp/Air Bass-Soft Shoe [sax improv]
I'm Gonna Booglarize ou Baby
A Carrot Is As Close As A Rabbit Gets To A Diamond
China Pig/Railroadism
I Love You You Big Dummy [short quote only]
Grow Fins
Floppy Boot Stomp
Harry Irene
The Dust Blows Forward 'n' The Dust Blows Back
Ashtray Heart
Dirty Blue Gene
Smithsonian Institute Blues
One Red Rose That I Mean
Veteran's Day Poppy
Big Eyed Beans From Venus
Avalon Blues








Producer:



 

Recorded live at:
Track 1: The Fenway Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA on 22 January 1972
Track 2: The Town Hall, New York City, USA on 24 February 1973
Tracks 3-4: The Roxy, Los Angeles, California, USA on 14 July 1975
Tracks 5-7: The Red Creek Inn, Rochester, New York, USA on 3 November 1977
Track 8: The Bottom Line, New York City, USA on 25 November 1977 (early show)
Track 9: The Bottom Line, New York City, USA on 25 November 1977 (late show)
Tracks 10,11: Texas Opry House, Houston, Texas, USA on 1 December 1978
Tracks 12-17: The Country Club, Reseda, California, USA on 29 January 1981
Track 18: The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA in 1966

22) AMSTERDAM '80

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Abba Zabba
Hot Head
Ashtray Heart
Dirty Blue Gene
Best Batch Yet
Safe As Milk
Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles
One Red Rose That I Mean
Doctor Dark
Bat Chain Puller
My Human Gets Me Blues
Sugar 'n' Spikes
Veteran's Day Poppy
Dropout Boogie
Sheriff Of Hong Kong
Kandy Korn
Suction Prints
Big Eyed Beans From Venus








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Recorded live at The Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands on 1 November 1980

23) THE CAPTAIN'S LAST LIVE CONCERT PLUS...

 
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CD One
Hair Pie Bake III [bass solo]
Hair Pie Bake III [full band version]
Nowadays A Woman's Gotta Hit A Man
I Wanna Find A Woman That'll Hold My Big Toe
Hot Head
Ashtray Heart
Dirty Blue Gene
The Smithsonian Institute Blues (Or The Big Dig)
Best Batch Yet
Band Intro
Safe As Milk
One Red Rose That I Mean
Sue Egypt

CD Two
Doctor Dark
Bat Chain Puller
My Human Gets Me Blues
Sheriff Of Hong Kong
Kandy Korn
Suction Prints
Big Eyed Beans From Venus
Orange Claw Hammer [studio version]
Captain Beefheart Speaks
Ry Cooder talks about working with
The Captain and The Magic Band








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Recorded live at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, California, USA on 31 January 1981:
the last ever live concert by Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band.

24) LIVE AT BICKERSHAW FESTIVAL 1972

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Rockette Morton's bass solo
Mascara Snake
When It Blows Its Stacks
Click Clack
Grow Fins
Hobo Chang Ba [instrumental]
I'm Gonna Booglarise You Baby
Old Black Snake
Peon
Abba Zabba
Alice In Blunderland
My Human Get Me Blues
Steal Softly Thru Snow [instrumental]
Golden Birdies
Spitball Scalped A Baby








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Recorded live at The Bickershaw Festival, Bickershaw, Lancashire, England in the early hours of Sunday 7 May 1972,
although scheduled for Saturday evening

25) 'DUST SUCKER'

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Bat Chain Puller
Seam Crooked Sam
Harry Irene
81 Poop Hatch
Flavor Bud Living
Brick Bat
Floppy Boot Stomp
A Carrot Is As Close To A Diamond
As A Rabbit Ever Gets
Owed T'Alex
Odd Jobs
1010th Of The Human Totem Pole
Apes Ma
Bat Chain Puller
Harry Irene
Flavor Bud Living
Owed T'Alex
Well, Well, Well
My Human Gets Me Blues








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Tracks 1-12: the original recording of Bat Chain Puller
Tracks 13-17: live, from the My Fathers Place show
Track 18: an out-take from Lick My Decals Off, Baby
Track 19: recorded live at The Actuel Festival, Amougies, Belgium on 28 October 1969