captain beefheart electricity


discography - official releases


regulars - THIS is OTHER WORKS and GUEST APPEARANCES - various artists - collectors items - [bootlegs]


captain beefheart - the
              dust blows forward (an anthology) - front o-box

1965/82 OTHER WORKS containing previously unreleased tracks
* 1967 korn ring finger and / or moody liz (take 16):
(2lp)/5cd grow fins (vol. 1)
2elpee it comes to you in a plain brown wrapper
2lp/cd safe as milk [with 7 bonus tracks]
* 1972 little scratch and / or funeral hill:
2cd/2mc the dust blows forward
ceedee mirror man [with 2 bonus tracks]
ceedee mirror man (2disc)
2ceedee mirror man / safe as milk (two original albums on cd)

1967 'SAFE AS MIRROR MAN' combinations of 'safe as milk' and 'mirror man'
lp/mc abba zaba
cd/mc the best beefheart
2lp/mc the file series
10"ep/mc music in sea minor
2lp/mc/2cd that's original (2 great albums for the price of 1)
lp/mc top secret

1970/2 2elpee 2 originals of captain beefheart
1974/82 ceedee a carrot is as close as a rabbit gets to a diamond
1968/82 ceedee the best of captain beefheart
1967 ceedee the buddah years
1972 2elpee double dynamite
1967 cd/2cd electricity
1968/82 ceedee hot head (introducing... captain beefheart)
1978/8212" ep light reflected off the oceands of the moon
cd mirror man (the mirror man sessions)
1967 2lp/cd the mirror man sessions
1967ceedee safe as milk [with 9 bonus tracks]
1967 2cdbox safe as milk [safe as milk (with 7 bonus tracks) / mirror man (the mirror man sessions)]
1974/82 ceedee sampler
19747" ep six-pack six-track
1972ceedee the spotlight kid / clear spot
19672ceedee x2 (safe as milk / the mirror man sessions)
1967 ceedee zig zag wanderer (the best of the buddah years)

various artists * COMPILATIONS with tracks from more than one album
see separate section for details

see separate chapter for details

captain beefheart discography -
              scattered works - john french 'o solo drumbo' cd

1967/2003 SCATTERED WORKS on AUDIO discs by other artists
1967/76 ceedee john french * o solo drumbo
1973 elpee hardy hepp * hardly healed
1972 lp/cd hardy hepp * sunboat
ceedee gary lucas * improve the shining hour
1971 single sparticus stargazer * old hank schultz / one nest rolls after another
ceedee moris tepper * head off
2003 3ceedee various artists * legendary performers
2003 ceedee various artists * the old grey whistle test live
ceedee various artists * resonance volume 6 number 1

1969 ceedee various artists * rykodisc/hannibal/grammavision spring '96
199? ceedee various artists * where we live
1973 ceedee frank zappa * ditties and beer
1969 ceedee frank zappa * the lost episodes
1969 ceedee frank zappa * return of the son of kill ugly radio
1973 album/cd zappa - beefheart - mothers * bongo fury
1973 lp/mc zappa - beefheart - mothers * live in concert at armadillo world headquarters austin, texas
1973 lp zappa - beefheart - mothers / utopia * bongo fury / another live

1969/82 SCATTERED WORKS on VIDEO discs by other artists
1969 2veedee anton corbijn * (the work of director) anton corbijn
1969/82? veedee anton corbijn * some yoyo stuff
1974 28vdbox wim t. schippers * televisiepraktijken - compleet
1974 3veedee wim t. schippers * van oekel's discohoek
1974 vd/2vd/4vdset various artists * the old grey whistle test
1974 veedee various artists * pinkpop - the vintage years 1970-1974
1974 veedee various artists * sounds of the 70's

1993 minicd don van vliet * 'poetry reading'
1977/99 ceedee don van vliet * riding some kind of unusual skull sleigh
1993 ceedee don van vliet * stand up to be discontinued


captain beefheart / don van
              vliet - frank zappa - 'bongo fury' collaboration era
the captain and a frank host, both in party dress

1958/75 captain beefheart GUEST APPEARANCES with FRANK ZAPPA
1975 BONGO FURY full guest:
2cd various artists * 'sweet mary aid'
ecd frank zappa * cheap thrills
mc/2cd/cdset frank zappa * you can't do that on stage anymore (vol. 4)
album/cd zappa - beefheart - mothers * bongo fury
lp/mc zappa - beefheart - mothers * live in concert at armadillo world headquarters austin, texas
[plus several compilations]
1969 willie the pimp vocal:
2lp frank zappa * 2 originals (of...) / double dynamite
album/cd frank zappa * hot rats
9lpbox frank zappa * the old masters box two
lp frank zappa * ratas calientes
lp frank zappa & the mothers of invention * frank zappa and the mothers of invention
[plus several compilations]
1969/75 other contributions:
ceedee frank zappa * the lost episodes
3lpbox/2cd frank zappa * thing-fish
album/cd frank zappa * zoot allures
album/cd frank zappa & the mothers of invention * one size fits all
[plus some singles and several compilations]
1969/75 track combinations:
[several sets and compilations]
special 1958/64 pre beefheart (don vliet / 'the soots'):
ceedee frank zappa * the lost episodes
lp/cd frank zappa * mystery disc
lp frank zappa * the mystery disc box one
7lpbox frank zappa * the old masters box one

captain beefheart discography -
              scattered works - various artists 'blue collar' soundtrack
              - lp

1977/78 captain beefheart GUEST APPEARANCES with OTHER ARTISTS
1977 lp/cd the tubes * now
1977 5cdbox the tubes * the a&m albums
1977 2cd the tubes * young and rich / now
lp/mc/cd various artists * blue collar (original motion picture score)
2005 ceedee various artists * blues beat 0.2
elpee various artists * dance floor disaster
1978 singles various artists * hard workin' man
1978 ceedee various artists * hard workin' man (the jack nitzsche story - vol. 2)
2016 elpee various artists * songs the cramps taught us - volume 6

1975/80 don van vliet GUEST ART WORK
1980 single eazy teeth * eazy teeth
1978 ceedee bruce fowler * ants can count
1975/77 elpee l.a.f.m.s. * blorp esette
1975/79 4cd l.a.f.m.s. * blorp esette collector's edition
1977/79 elpee l.a.f.m.s. * blorp esette - vol. 2 for guitar players
1977/79 elpee l.a.f.m.s. * blorp esette - vol. 2 greatest hits
1975/79 10cdbox l.a.f.m.s. * the lowest form of music
1975 lp/cd znr * barricade 3
1975 4cd znr * znr(chive box)

'CLOSE COUSINS' the relatives

2001/13 the MAGIC BAND 'reunion'
2003/04 cd+dvd 21st century mirror men
2003 ceedee back to the front
2003/04 veedee live in concert & crow's milk
230514 veedee magnetic draw
2lp/cd oxford, u.k. - june 6, 2005
160313 veedee singing through you
ceedee the magic band plays the music of captain beefheart

1975/76 MALLARD spin-off
1976 single harvest
1976 single harvest / green coyote
1976 elpee in a different climate
1975 elpee mallard
1975/76 ceedee mallard / in a different climate
1976 bootleg ceedee one day once


black years = covered period / green years = recording period / album = vinyl, emcee and 8track release

captain beefheart - the
              legendary a and m sessions - album promotion by vivian
              'bonzo dag' stanshall 1984
vivian 'bonzo dog doo dah' stanshall promoting
beefheart's last album: the first recordings

mind that there are some unofficial releases too!


all lists by theo tieman 1995-2022

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