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chapter FOUR
SHINY END
summer 1978-1982
grand finale with 'shiny beast', 'doc at the radar station' and 'ice cream for crow'

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summer 1978: recording of shiny beast (bat chain puller)
011078 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART TAKES UP CUDGEL... two pics

late 1978: usa tour
▒021278 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART: MUSICAL SCULPTOR
191278 usa vinyl DIRECT NEWS
010179 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART PULLS A HAT OUT OF HIS RABBIT pic
011079 japan 'WHY DON'T YOU LISTEN? THERE IS A SOUND.' reprint!
010200 england 'THE MASTER MUST SPEAK TO YOU'

010279 usa THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN SPEAKING... pic
010579 germany WAS NEUES VOM CAPTAIN?

1979 and early 1980: relaxing from making weird music
010580 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART wet pic
0106?86 england [TITLE UNKNOWN] reprint!
2001 usa book DON VAN VLIET - 1980: VENICE, CALIFORNIA half reprint! 

summer 1980: recording of album 'doc at the radar station'
270780 usa BEEFING UP ON CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
011180 england TALKING PICTURES almost the same as confidences
011280 france ROCK 'N' ROLL CONFIDENCES: CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
010181 italy IL CORVO E LA VOLPE includes confidences
010281 finland MAALARI, KIRJAILIJA, MUUSIKKO, NERO includes confidences

september 1980: release of doc at the radar station
story 09.80 usa YOU'RE SURE NOBODY'S SEEN IT? pic
011080 usa
CAPTAIN BEEFHEART'S FAR CRY
010181 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART'S IRIDESCENT LOGIC reprint! three pics
010581 usa BEATING 'ROUND THE BUSH WITH BEEFHEART reprint!
2007 usa book CAPTAIN BEEFHEART'S FAR CRY reprint!
010311 england CAPTAIN BEEFHEART'S FAR CRY
reprint!
011180 england TALES OF TRANSMUTATION four pics
011016 england 'I SOLD ALDOUS HUXLEY A VACUUM CLEANER...' reprint!
011280 usa NAVIGATIONS FROM THE MOJAVE
reprint!
060281 australia IF YOU HAD TOO MUCH TO THINK LAST NIGHT, SEE DOC AT THE RADAR STATION reprint!
051180 usa KNOW WHAT I MEAN ?
271180 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART'S SHIP COMES IN pic
111280 australia CAPTAIN BEEFHEART'S SHIP COMES IN reprint!
1990 usa
book CAPTAIN BEEFHEART (1980) reprint!
2007 usa book CAPTAIN BEEFHEART'S SHIP COMES IN reprint!
010211 italy L'UOMO
CHE AMAVA LE CAPRE reprint!

late autumn 1980: european tour
151180 france UN ANALPHAB╚TE DU ROCK
191180 holland DE VOORUITZIENDE BLIK VAN CAPTAIN BEEFHEART two pics
051280 ireland THE BEEFING OF ANOTHER HEART
story late1280 usa THE CAPTAIN BEEFHEART QUIZ-O-RAMA pic

end 1980 / january 1981: usa and canada tour
011280 usa THE BEATING OF AN ASHTRAY HEART six pics
031280 usa RARE BEEFHEART NAVIGATING THE NEW WAVE
131280 usa WHERE'S THE BEEF? published in 1985
late1280 usa GENUINE BEEFHEART
010181 germany SO NAH WIE EIN KANINCHEN EINEM PAPAGEI KOMMT
010181 usa 'COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL? WHY NOT' two pics
230181 canada BETTER AT SPELLING THAN MUSIC
010281 usa PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A MEAN LITTLE BOY

010381 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART'S GROWN THE BEST BATCH YET pic
010381 usa AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT pic
010381 germany UND DU MERKST, DASS ER WIRKLICH SIEHT!
010681 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART music and sound output pic
010384 england CAPTAIN COURAGEOUS VERSUS THE DISCO-FUTURE

7 august 1982: making of the clip to eventually their last record ice cream for crow
180982 england EXTRA TERRESTRIAL MAN two pics
021082 england THE HOST, THE MOST, THE HOLY GHOST two pics
111182 usa teevee THE LATE SHOW [1]
011282 usa SONIC SCULPTURE IN THE MOJAVE two pics
310183 usa 'STROKE OF GENIUS' pic
010283 usa IN SEARCH OF CAPTAIN BEEFHEART two pics
110383 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART'S TARANTULA TALES
230483 holland JEANS IN DE WOESTIJN two pics

through the years: some short left-overs
1977-81 YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN? collection of fragments two pics


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notes:
BLUE TITLE = recybered or linked
pic indicates the amount of contemporary pictures illustrating the text
BLACK TITLE = waiting to be added including translations
RED TITLE = text not found yet

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other chapters: from scratch to decals 1965-71 - light kids and clear spots 1972-73 - tragic year and return 1974-78 - what the crew like to say - don van vliet before and after beefheart

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