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Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band


NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Captain Beefheart
15-Jan-1941 17-Dec-2010 and His Magic Band
Ry Cooder
15-Mar-1947   Blues guitarist
Arthur Dyer Tripp III
10-Sep-1944   Percussionist for Zappa and Beefheart


Safe As Milk (1967, Buddah Records)
1Sure 'Nuff 'N Yes I Do
2Zig Zag Wanderer
3Call On Me
4Dropout Boogie
5I'm Glad
7Yellow Brick Road
8Abba Zaba
9Plastic Factory
10Where There's Woman
11Grown So Ugly
12Autumn's Child

Strictly Personal (1968, Blue Thumb)
1Ah Feel Like Ahcid
2Safe As Milk
3Trust Us
4Son of Mirror Man - Mere Man
5On Tomorrow
6Beatle Bones and Smokin Stones
7Gimme Dat Harp Boy
8Kandy Korn

Trout Mask Replica (1969, Straight)
2The Dust Blows Forward 'N The Dust Blows Back
3Dachau Blues
4Ella Guru
5Hair Pie: Bake 1
6Moonlight on Vermont
7Pachuco Cadaver
8Bills Corpse
9Sweet Sweet Bulbs
10Neon Meate Dream of a Octafish
11China Pig
12My Human Gets Me Blues
13Dali's Car
14Hair Pie: Bake 2
17When Big Joan Sets Up
18Fallin' Ditch
19Sugar 'N Spikes
20Ant Man Bee
21Orange Claw Hammer
22Wild Life
23She's Too Much For My Mirror
24Hobo Chang Ba
25The Blimp
26Steal Softly Thru Snow
27Old Fart at Play
28Veteran's Day Poppy

Produced by Frank Zappa.

Lick My Decals Off, Baby (1970, Straight)
1Lick My Decals Off, Baby
2Doctor Dark
3I Love You, You Big Dummy
5Bellerin' Plain
7Japan in a Dishpan
8I Wanna Find a Woman That'll Hold My Big Toe Till I Have To Go
9Petrified Forest
10One Red Rose That I Mean
11The Buggy Boogie Woogie
12The Smithsonian Institute Blues (or the Big Dig)
13Space-age Couple
14The Clouds Are Full of Wine (not Whiskey or Rye)
15Flash Gordon's Ape

The Spotlight Kid (1972, Reprise)
1I'm Gonna Booglarize You Baby
2White Jam
3Blabber 'N Smoke
4When It Blows Its Stacks
5Alice in Blunderland (instrumental)
6The Spotlight Kid
7Click Clack
8Grow Fins
9There Ain't No Santa Claus on the Evenin' Stage

Mirror Man (1971, Buddah)
2Kandy Korn
325th Century Quaker
4Mirror Man

Recorded 1967.

Clear Spot (1972, Reprise)
1Low Yo Yo Stuff
2Nowadays a Woman's Gotta Hit a Man
3Too Much Time
5My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains
6Sun Zoom Spark
7Clear Spot
8Crazy Little Thing
9Long Neck Bottles
10Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles
11Big Eyed Beans from Venus
12Golden Birdies

Unconditionally Guaranteed (1974, Mercury)
1Upon The My O My
2Sugar Bowl
3New Electric Ride
4Magic Be
5Happy Love Song
6Full Moon Hot Sun
7I Got Love On My Mind
8This is the Day
9Lazy Music

Bluejeans and Moonbeams (1974, Virgin)
1Party Of Special Things To Do
2Same Old Blues
3Observatory Crest
4Pompadour Swamp
5Captains Holiday
6Rock and Roll's Evil Doll
7Further Than We've Gone
8Twist Ah Luck
9Bluejeans & Moonbeams

Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) (1978, Warner Bros.)
1The Floppy Boot Stomp
2Tropical Hot Dog Night
3Ice Rose
4Harry Irene
5You Know You're A Man
6Bat Chain Puller
7When I See Mommy I Feel Like a Mummy
8Owed T' Alex
9Candle Mambo
10Love Lies
11Suction Prints

Doc at the Radar Station (1980, Virgin)
1Hot Head
2Ashtray Heart
3A Carrot is as Close as a Rabbit Gets To A Diamond
4Run Paint Run Run
5Sue Egypt
7Dirty Blue Gene
8Best Batch Yet
10Flavor Bud Living
11Sheriff of Hong Kong
12Making Love to a Vampire with a Monkey on my Knee

Ice Cream For Crow (1982, Virgin)
1Ice Cream For Crow
2The Host The Ghost The Most Holy-O
3Semi-Multicoloured Caucasian
4Hey Garland I Dig Your Tweed Coat
5Evening Bell
6Cardboard Cutout Sundown
7The Past Sure Is Tense
8Ink Mathematics
9The Witch Doctor Life
1081 Poop Hatch
11The Thousandth and Tenth Day Of The Human Totem Pole
12Skeleton Makes Good

The Legendary A&M Sessions (1984, A&M)
1Diddy Wah Diddy
2Who Do You Think You're Fooling
4Frying Pan
5Here I Am I Always Am

Originally recorded 1965.

Grow Fins: Rarities (1965-82) (1999, Revenant)
Disc 1 - Just Got Back From the City, 1965-67
1Obeah Man (1966 demo)
2Just Got Back From the City (1966 demo)
3I'm Glad (1966 demo)
4Triple Combination (1966 demo)
5Here I Am I Always Am (early 1966 demo)
6Here I Am I Always Am (later 1966 demo)
7Somebody In My Home (live Avalon Ballroom '66)
8Tupelo (live Avalon Ballroom '66)
9Evil (live Avalon Ballroom '66)
10Old Folks Boogie (live Avalon Ballroom '67)
11Call On Me (1965 demo)
12Sure 'Nuff 'n Yes I Do (1967 demo)
13Yellow Brick Road (1967 demo)
14Plastic Factory (1967 demo)
Disc 2 - Electricity, 1968
1Electricity (live at Cannes 1968)
2Sure Nuff (live at Cannes 1968)
3Rollin n' Tumblin (Kidderminster 1968)
4Electricity (Kidderminster 1968)
5You're Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond (Kidderminster 1968)
6Kandy Korn (Kidderminster 1968)
7Korn Ring Finger (1967 demo)
Disc 3 - Trout Mask House Sessions, 1969
1Hobo Chang Ba and Dachau Blues Tuning Up
2"Bush Recording"
3Hair Pie (Bake 1)
4Hair Pie (Bake 2)
6Hobo Chang Ba
7Hobo Practice
8Hobo Chang Ba Take 2
9Dachau Blues
10Old Fart At Play
12Pachuco Cadaver
13Sugar N Spikes
15Sweet Sweet Bulbs
16Frownland Take 1
19Ella Guru
21She's Too Much For My Mirror
23Steal Softly Through Snow
25My Human Gets Me Blues
27When Big Joan Sets Up
29Candy Man
30China Pig
Disc 4 - Trout Mask House Sessions Pt. 2
1Blimp playback
2"Herb Alpert"
3"Septic tank"
4"We'll overdub it 3 times"
Disc 5 - Grow Fins, 1969-81
1My Human Gets Me Blues (live Amougies '69)
2When Big Joan Sets Up (live 'Detroit Tubeworks' 1971)
3Woe Is Uh Me Bop (live 'Detroit Tubeworks' 1971)
4Bellerin Plain (live 'Detroit Tubeworks' 1971)
5Black Snake Moan I (KHSU '72)
6Grow Fins (live Bickershaw '72)
7Black Snake Moan II (WBCN '72)
8Spitball Scalped Uh Baby (live, Bickershaw '72)
9Harp Boogie I (WBCN '72)
10One Red Rose That I Mean (Town Hall '72)
11Harp Boogie II (WBCN '72)
12Natchez Burning (WBCN '72)
13Harp Boogie III (1972 radio phone in)
14Click Clack (Paris, '73)
15Orange Claw Hammer ('75 from radio with Zappa on accoustic guitar)
16Odd Jobs (Don piano demo, '76)
17Odd Jobs (full band demo '76)
18Vampire Suite (1980 worktapes/live)
19Mellotron Improv (live '78)
20Evening Bell (Don piano demo '81)
21Evening Bell (Lucas worktape '81)
22Mellotron Improv (live '80)
23Flavor Bud Living (live '81)

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