captain beefheart electricity

CAPTAIN'S CARGO
discography - official releases

flits

GROW FINS rarities (1965-1982)

released 1999
! includes liner notes JOHN FRENCH * 'THERE AIN'T NO SANTA CLAUS ON THE EVENIN' STAGE'

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captain beefheart discography - grow fins (rarities 1965-1982) 5cd box set
the boxset


ceedee 1 / elpee vol. I record 1 JUST GOT BACK FROM THE CITY 1965-67
- elpee SIDE 1 -
1 - obeah man 2:46 early 1966 - band #3
2 - just got back from the city 1:55 early 1966 - band #3
3 - i'm glad 3:43 slow version early 1966 - band #3 safe as milk 1967
4 - triple combination 2:50 later 1966 - band #4
5 - here i am i always am 3:17 early 1966 - band #3 the legendary a&m sessions 1966
6 - here i am i always am 2:33 later 1966 - band #4 the legendary a&m sessions 1966
7 - somebody in my home 3:03 avalon ballroom mid1966 - band #4
- elpee SIDE 2 -
8 - tupelo 4:15 avalon ballroom mid1966 - band #4
9 - evil 2:33 avalon ballroom mid1966 - band #4
10 - old folks boogie 3:15 [corrected:] avalon ballroom mid1966 - band #4
11 - call on me 3:04 1965 - band #2 safe as milk 1967
12 - sure 'nuff 'n' yes i do 2:11 1967 - band #5 safe as milk 1967
13 - yellow brick road 1:45 1967 - band #5 safe as milk 1967
14 - plastic factory 2:57 1967 - band #5 safe as milk 1967
total 39:39 minutes

captain beefheart / don van vliet - lancaster, california rehearsal about 1965
DON VAN VLIET (would be captain beefheart)


ceedee 2 / elpee vol. I record 2 ELECTRICITY 1967-68 live band #8
- elpee SIDE 3 -
1 - electricity 3:42 27 january 1968 safe as milk 1967 video on cd 4
2 - sure 'nuff 'n' yes i do 2:57 27 january 1968 safe as milk 1967 video on cd 4
3 - rollin' 'n' tumblin' 11:08 19 may 1968
4 - electricity 3:54 19 may 1968 safe as milk 1967
- elpee SIDE 4 -
5 - you're gonna need somebody on yer bond 6:25 19 may 1968 (mirror man 1967)
6 - kandy korn 4:21 19 may 1968 strictly personal 1968
7 - korn ring finger 7:23 studio 1967
total 40:05 minutes


ceedee 3 / elpees vol. II TROUT MASK HOUSE SESSIONS 1969 'trout mask replica' rehearsals band #11
- elpee SIDE 5 -
1 - untitled 1 'hobo chang ba' and 'dachau blues' tuning up 4:59
2 - untitled 2 bush recording 8:18
3 - hair pie: bake 1 5:04
4 - hair pie: bake 2 2:44
5 - untitled 3 noodling 1:04

captain beefheart - grow fins (rarities 1965-1982) - label elpee side six

- elpee SIDE 6 -
6 - hobo chang ba (take 1) 2:02
7 - untitled 4 hobo practice 1:57
8 - hobo chang ba (take 2) 3:08
9 - dachau blues 2:06
10 - old fart at play 1:23
11 - untitled 5 noodling 1:01
12 - pachuco cadaver 4:08
13 - sugar 'n' spikes 2:40
14 - untitled 6 noodling 1:00
- elpee SIDE 7 -
15 - sweet sweet bulbs 2:30
16 - frownland (take 1) 2:51
17 - frownland (take 2) 1:52
18 - untitled 7 noodling 1:10
19 - ella guru 2:33
20 - untitled 8 silence 0:08
21 - she's too much for my mirror 1:30
22 - untitled 9 noodling 0:35
23 - steal softly thru snow 2:22
24 - untitled 10 noodling 1:51
25 - my human gets me blues 2:53
26 - untitled 11 noodling 1:05
- elpee SIDE 8 [partly] -
27 - when big joan sets up 4:32
28 - untitled 12 silence 0:04
29 - untitled 13 candy man 0:56
30 - china pig 4:14
CEEDEE total 72:57 minutes

captain beefheart discography - grow fins (rarities 1965-1982) slip case 5cd box
the slip case


ceedee 4 audio part / elpee vol. II record 2 TROUT MASK HOUSE SESSIONS storytime portion 1969 spoken words
- elpee SIDE 8 [partly] -
1 - blimp playback 5:09
2 - herb alpert 1:06
3 - septic tank (that's shitty) 0:51
4 - we'll overdub it three times 5:26
CEEDEE [partly] 12:33 minutes

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ceedee 4 ROM part ENHANCED CD 1968-72 live footage [not on elpee of course]
electricity 27 january 1968 - band #8 safe as milk 1967 audio on cd 2
sure 'nuff 'n' yes i do 27 january 1968 - band #8 safe as milk 1967 audio on cd 2
click clack 15 april 1972 - band #20 the spotlight kid 1972 full audio on cd 5
when big joan sets up teevee 15 january 1971 - band #16 trout mask replica 1969 audio on cd 5
woe is uh me bop teevee 15 january 1971 - band #16 lick my decals off, baby 1970 audio on cd 5
bellerin' plain teevee 15 january 1971 - band #16 lick my decals off, baby 1970 audio on cd 5
she's too much for my mirror 29 october 1969 - band #12 trout mask replica 1969
my human gets me blues 29 october 1969 - band #12 trout mask replica 1969 audio on cd 5
CEEDEE [partly] approximately 30:00 minutes

captain beefheart concert - 15 januari 1971 tubeworks tv studio detroit - mark boston, elliot ingber, don van vliet, bill harkleroad, john french - picture by robert matheu
detroit 15 january 1971 'tubeworks' teevee studio (photographed with effect lens)


ceedee 5 / elpees vol. III CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & HIS MAGIC BAND GROW FINS 1969-82 live
- elpee SIDE 9 -
1 - my human gets me blues 3:54 29 october 1969 - band #12 trout mask replica 1969 video on cd(rom) 4
2 - when big joan sets up 6:12 teevee 15 january 1971 - band #16 trout mask replica 1969 video on cd(rom) 4
3 - woe is uh me bop 2:46 teevee 15 january 1971 - band #16 lick my decals off, baby 1970 video on cd(rom) 4
4 - bellerin' plain 3:23 teevee 15 january 1971 - band #16 lick my decals off, baby 1970 not on elpee video on cd(rom) 4
5 - black snake moan #1 1:00 radio 2 december 1972 - don van vliet, vocal
- elpee SIDE 10 -
6 - grow fins 5:09 7 may 1972 - band #20 the spotlight kid 1972
7 - black snake moan #2 1:49 radio 22 october 1972 - don van vliet, vocal
8 - spitball scalped uh baby 9:12 7 may 1972 - band #22
9 - harp boogie #1 1:32 radio 22 october 1972 - don van vliet, harmonica
- elpee SIDE 11 -
10 - one red rose that i mean 1:45 instrumental 24 february 1973 - band #22 lick my decals off, baby 1970
11 - harp boogie #2 0:53 radio 22 october 1972 - don van vliet, harmonica
12 - natchez burning 0:43 radio 22 october 1972 - don van vliet, vocal
13 - harp boogie #3 0:50 radio 2 december 1972 - don van vliet, harmonica
14 - click clack 2:49 15 april 1972 - band #22 the spotlight kid 1972 video fragment on cd(rom) 4
15 - orange claw hammer 4:36 'live' radio 1 october 1975 - don van vliet, vocal with frank zappa, guitar trout mask replica 1969
16 - odd jobs 5:10 original composition 197? - don van vliet, piano bat chain puller 1976
- elpee SIDE 12 -
17 - odd jobs 5:08 studio 1976 - band #29 bat chain puller 1976
18[a] - vampire suite original composition 19?? - don van vliet, whistle /
18[b] -
making love to a vampire with a monkey on my back 3:46
live november 1980 - band #36 doc at the radar station 1980 not on elpee
19 - mellotron improvisation #1 1:22 5 or 6 december 1980 - band #37
20 - evening bell 0:54 original composition 198? - don van vliet, piano ice cream for crow 1982
21 - evening bell 2:15 instrumental demo 1982 - band #37 ice cream for crow 1982
22 - mellotron improvisation #2 2:19 4 december 1980 - band #37
23 - flavor bud living 1:14 instrumental 28 november 1980 - band #37 doc at the radar station 1980
CEEDEE total 69:51 minutes

captain beefheart / don van vliet - grow fins (rarities 1965-1982) back of slip case - picture by ed caraeff
picture on the back of the slip case

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