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chapter TWO
LIGHT KIDS AND CLEAR SPOTS
1972-1973
easier listening on 'the spotlight kid' and 'clear spot'

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september 1971: concerts in canada
210971 canada A CANDID CONVERSATION WITH 'BEEF THE CHIEF' with three pictures
2001 usa web A CANDID CONVERSATION WITH BEEF THE CHIEF reload!
2014 usa
book DON VAN VLIET: I'M A SOFT STAR reprint!

october 1971: finishing new album 'the spotlight kid'
291171 england 'GUITAR IS LIKE THUMBING YOUR NOSE AT THE ANGELS' five pics TWO NEW 120220

early 1972: the spotlight kid brought out, followed by usa tour
310172 usa AMERICA IS BULLISH ON CAPTAIN BEEFHEART pic
010272 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART ON STAGE AND OFF (two pics)
060272 usa CAPT. BEEFHEART WHO ARE YOU?
120272 england SVENGALI ZAPPA AND A HORRIBLE FREAK CALLED BEEFHEART pic NEW 260120
110372 england THE ROLL AIN'T STALE pic
130372 usa A FEW WORDS WITH GOOD CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
pic
190372 usa
WHERE ARE THE ANIMALS IN THIS PROGRAM? three pics
010685 usa THE MICHAEL TEARSON INTERVIEW

2503-050472: european 'the spotlight kid' tour - england
250372 england THE CAPTAIN INVITES YOU TO DANCE
0102?81 england BEEFHEART INTERVIEW
fall 1994 web 'LET'S HOPE THE HIP PEOPLE CHOOSE LIFE INSTEAD OF DEATH ON THEIR HIP' reprint!
010472 england
ZAPPA STOLE MY IDEAS, SAYS THE CAPTAIN pic
010472 england A TRIP INTO THE MIND OF THE SPOTLIGHT KID pic
011072 usa SPOTLIGHT KID TALKING reprint!
010472 england
CAPTAIN BEEFHEART IN THE TALK-IN four pics
NEW 070420 010472 england COME OUT PAUL... BEEFHEART'S HERE! intro to:
080472 england LOVE OVER GOLD pic
  
150472 england BEEF ART two pics
220472 england
CAPTAIN'S LOG pic
280472 england ROUGH TRADE FROM VENUS HITS IT BIG four pics
NEW 121119 010572 england 'I WISH ACID HAD NEVER BEGUN' two pics
010572 england BEEFHEART'S BOOGIE two pics NEW 171219
010572 england CAPTAIN BEEFHEART muther grumble
NEW 070420
060572 england MEN'S MUSIC FOR WOMEN pic
020672 england
'EVERYONE SHOULD GO FLY A KITE' two pics NEW 230320
1998 england book 'EVERYONE SHOULD GO FLY A KITE' half reprint!
010573 england JOTTINGS FOR THE BEEFHEART ARCHIVES pic

07-090472: european 'the spotlight kid' tour - holland
150472 holland ER BESTAAN TWEE CAPTAIN BEEFHEARTS
included in:
050572 holland 'IK WIL HUILEN ALS EEN WEERWOLF' pic NEW 171219
210472 holland 'MUSICI WERKEN, MAAR WIJ SPELEN'
260472 holland 'DE ENIGE LEIDER ZIT ACHTER JE KUIT'
 
100472: european 'the spotlight kid' tour - norway
3/1972 norway [TITLE UNKNOWN] gateavisa

150472: european 'the spotlight kid' tour - france
110572 france CAPTAIN BEEFHEART ET LES RELATIONS TÉLÉPATHIQUES pic IMPROVED 310320
010672 france CAPTAIN FRACASSE six pics FOUR IMPROVED 310320
010373 switzerland CAPTAINE ÂME D'ABEILLE - COEUR DE BOEUF pic

170472: announcement of new album
NEW 170220 story 170472 usa 'BROWN STAR' eleven pics

early autumn 1972: recording of elpee clear spot
story 091081 usa TED TEMPLEMAN pic IMPROVED 030220

5 november 1972: elpee clear spot
201172 usa THE TENDERIZED BEEFHEART OF 'CLEAR SPOT' two pics
story 201172 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART MEETS THE WOLFMAN three pics
121272 usa A STRANGELY ACCESSIBLE IMPRESSIONIST FREAK pic
171272 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART A SUCCESS?
2011 usa book CAPTAIN BEEFHEART A SUCCESS? reprint!
241272 usa YOURS FOR A 'HAPPY NEW BEEFHEART' pic
020173 CAPT. BEEFHEART scj interview pic
040173 usa
CAPTAIN BEEFHEART SINGS FOR WOMEN pic
2007 usa book CAPTAIN BEEFHEART SINGS FOR WOMEN reprint!
180173 usa FROM THE 'FRINGES'...
story 010273 england MAGIC MOMENTS
010273 france
PAS FOU, CAPTAIN BEEFHEART?
190273 usa BEEFHEART REPLY
010773 usa CONVERSATION WITH CAPTAIN BEEFHEART

early 1973: usa and canada 'clear spot' tour
 
100573 usa LOW YO YO-ING IT IN BLUNDERLAND pic
010473 canada KNOW WHAT I MEAN? pic
2002 usa web KNOW WHAT I MEAN? reload!
2014 usa
book DON VAN VLIET: KNOW WHAT I MEAN? reprint!

spring 1973: european promotion tour of 'clear spot'
170373 england THE CAPTAIN'S KIND TO ANIMALS TOO... pic
310373 australia THE CAPTAIN'S RISING reprint!
010316 england 'I GET HAPPIER ALL THE TIME' nme march 17 reprint!
140473 england SO AS CAPTAIN BEEFHEART SAID TO GEORGE BEST LAST WEEK...
010316 england 'I GET HAPPIER ALL THE TIME' melody maker april 14 reprint!
140473 england THE BEEF OF THE MATTER
pic
010311 england [part of] AMERICAN VISIONARY reprint!
140473 england CAPTAIN FINDS HIS WATER
010773 germany [TITLE UNKNOWN] music scene reprint!
210473 england YOU GOTTA PLAY BACH WITH BITE...
pic
010311 england [part of] AMERICAN VISIONARY reprint!

210473 england THE CAPTAIN BEEFING ON BEHALF OF WOMEN
090673 england 'ALICE IS REAL SICK'
011073 england TO BE FAR OUT OR NOT TO BEEFHEART OUT pic
010274 england A QUICKIE CHAT


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