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DON'T ARGUE WITH THE CAPTAIN

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chapter THREE
TRAGIC YEAR AND RETURN
1974-first half 1978
terrible shipwreck and difficult comeback

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early 1974: magic band quits due to commercial direction

march 1974: unconditionally guaranteed album
060674 usa NEW FACE, NEW MUSIC with picture
2007 usa book NEW FACE, NEW MUSIC reprint!

spring 1974: north america tour with 'tragic band'
190474 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART los angeles free press
010574 usa 'I HATE NEON LIGHTS!'
040574 england CAPTAIN B - MUSIC FROM THE HEART

010674 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART emergency illustrated
010974 canada
CAPTAIN BEEFHEART beetle pic

late may & june 1974: european tour with 'tragic band'
010674 england 'MUSIC IS A POOR SECOND EVERY TIME'
010974 germany KÄPT'N AUF DEM KOHLEDAMPFER? reprint!
010674 england OLD FART AT PLAY two pics
1975 england book CAPTAIN BEEFHEART reprint!
story 080674 england CAPTAIN BEEFHEART AND HIS TRAGIC BAND
190674 holland
MAGIE VOOR EENZAMEN OF VOOR HET VOLK? pic
010774 france CAPITAINE BOOGIE
010774 scotland A BRIEF CHAT WITH CAPTAIN BEEFHEART three pics
280774 italy LA MONTAGNA (NON È PIÙ) SACRA
story 010874 england WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE MAGIC BAND?
011074 finland PIHVISYDÄNTÄ EI KESYTETÄ
291174 spain CAPTAIN BEEFHEART O LA NUEVA FACETA DEL BLUES

late 1974: release of bluejeans and moonbeams

spring 1975: bongo fury usa tour with frank zappa - album promotion in autumn
story 03.75 usa TROUT MASK RENDEZVOUS (old) pic
  290575 usa BEEFHEART: 1975 BEATNIK
030775 usa ZAPPA AND THE CAPTAIN COOK pic
2007 usa book ZAPPA AND THE CAPTAIN COOK reprint!
010176 usa
PENGUINS IN BONDAGE pic
030176 england BLLLAAAaaaaahhhhhHHHHHH

050775: first performance of revised band at knebworth festival, uk
190775 england OLE SWOLLEN FINGERS VERSUS DUCK HARKLEROAD pic also bill harkleroad
020875 england BEEFHEART AND A MOTHER FIGURE pic
010975 england MY BEEF ~ THE CAPTAIN REVEALS ALL!
010975 germany REDEN WIR MAL 'NE MINUTE ÜBER MUSIK

late autumn 1975: european tour
181075 england ROCK - THE CAPTAIN'S DOWNFALL pic
191175 holland MIJN HOOFD IS MIJN ENIGE HUIS, TENZIJ HET REGENT
221175 england A RAP WIT' DE CAP pic
010176 finland PIHVISYDÄNTÄ A'LA DON VAN VLIET

spring 1976: recording of (unreleased) bat chain puller elpee
story THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF GUITAR PLAYING
201176 england BEEFHEART DISCOVERS 'WORLD'S GREATEST BAND' SENSATION
story 060877 england NEAT VLIET

december 1976: some gigs in california, usa
270177 usa THE CAPTAIN'S NEW MAGIC

first half 1977: guest recordings for album 'now' by the tubes
story 1-1977 usa THE SPUTNIK AND THE BLIMP pic

april, july and first half november 1977: spread north-american gigs
290477 usa 'I'M NOTHING LIKE WHAT PEOPLE THINK'
230977 canada BEEFHEART REVEALS SANITY 

191177: performance in paris, france, followed by press meetings in london, uk
031277 england CAPTAIN HORN-BLOWER
101277 england DANCING WITH THE CAPTAIN two pics
010178 england THE RETURN OF... THE ZIGZAG WANDERER two pics
050278 italy MA QUESTO È CAPTAIN BEEFHEART!

late 1977 through first half 1978: further usa gigs
010378 usa AN ARTIST, A HEARTIST
010103 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART reprint!
010478 england THE KOOK WHO FELL TO EARTH
130578 england RETURN OF THE CAPTAIN
210778 usa SLEIGHT OF HAND, SLEIGHT OF MIND

december(?) 1977: guest recording for 'blue collar' movie soundtrack
story HARD WORKIN' FUCKED OVER MAN


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BLACK TITLE = waiting to be added including translations
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other chapters: from scratch to decals 1965-71 - light kids and clear spots 1972-73 - shiny end 1978-82 - what the crew like to say - don van vliet before and after beefheart

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