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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART and the MAGIC BAND

THIS is PART 2 line ups 8-12 electricity [....] brown wrapper 06.66-01.06.68

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8 same as 1 and 3 - ELECTRICITY second half june-mid october 1966

captain beefheart and the magic band - band line up #8 - jerry handley, alex snouffer / alex st. claire, don van vliet / captain beefheart, doug moon, paul blakely - press picture summer 1966

PAUL BLAKELY * drums * percussion #in1&out
JERRY HANDLEY * bass guitar
DOUG MOON * guitar
ALEX SNOUFFER alex (pyjama) st. clair * guitar
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * harmonica


9 - GETTING MAGIC late october 1966-march 1967

JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion #in
JERRY HANDLEY * bass guitar
DOUG MOON * guitar &out(15)
ALEX SNOUFFER alex (pyjama) st. clair * guitar
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * harmonica

OFFICIAL release:
three outtakes disneyland demos 5cd/6lp GROW FINS 1999

ILLEGAL releases (five outtakes) disneyland demos:
2elpee ANOTHER CHAPTER FROM THE LIVES AND TIMES OF CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
ceedee PULLER MAN
2elpee FRANK ZAPPA with captain beefheart * CHRONICLE
ceedee the EARLY YEARS 1959-1969 two outtakes


10 - SAFE AS MILK april-11 june 1967

RY COODER * guitar * slide guitar ** bass guitar #in&out
JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion
JERRY HANDLEY * bass guitar
ALEX SNOUFFER alex (pyjama) st. clair * guitar ** bass guitar
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * harmonica ** bass marimba
studio guest SAMUEL HOFFMAN ** theremin in&out
studio guest MILT HOLLAND ** percussion ** log drums #in&out(24)
studio guest TAJ MAHAL ** percussion #in&out
studio guest RUSS TITELMAN ** guitar #in&out(24)

OFFICIAL release:
twelve tracks lp/cd SAFE AS MILK 1967
re-issues and compilations:
2elpee the CAPTAIN BEEFHEART FILE
elpee DROPOUT BOOGIE [second version]
elpee GOLD ROCK
elpee PLASTIC FACTORY
2lp/2cd SAFE AS MILK / MIRROR MAN that's original
ceedee AT HIS BEST
ceedee the BEST BEEFHEART
2ceedee MIRROR MAN / SAFE AS MILK two original albums on cd
ceedee SAFE AS MILK (with 9 bonus tracks)
ceedee SAFE AS MILK (with 7 bonus tracks) remastered
2ceedee X2 safe as milk (with 7 bonus tracks) / the mirror man sessions remastered
ceedee ZIG ZAG WANDERER [no subtitle]
elpee DROPOUT BOOGIE [first version] ten tracks
elpee SAFE AS MILK [marble arch label] ten tracks
ceedee ELECTRICITY eight tracks
ceedee ZIG ZAG WANDERER the best of the buddah years eight tracks
ceedee the BUDDAH YEARS seven tracks remastered
10"ep MUSIC IN SEA MINOR six tracks
elpee ABBA ZABA five tracks
elpee TOP SECRET five tracks
2ceedee THE DUST BLOWS FORWARD two tracks

ILLEGAL releases:
2ceedee DOODADS nine outtakes kamasutra acetate
ceedee SAFE AS MILK ACETATE nine outtakes kamasutra acetate
flexi YELLOW BRICK ROAD one track


11 - LIVE AS MILK july 1967

captain beefheart and the magic band - band line-up #11 - alex snouffer / alex st. claire, jerry mcgee, don van vliet / captain beefheart, jerry handley, john french / drumbo - press picture july 1967

JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion
JERRY HANDLEY * bass guitar
GERRY MCGEE * guitar * slide guitar #in&out
ALEX SNOUFFER alex (pyjama) st. clair * guitar
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * harmonica


12 - BROWN WRAPPER august 1967-1 june 1968

captain beefheart and the magic band - band line up #12 - john french / drumbo, don van vliet / captain beefheart, jeff cotton / antennae jimmy semens, alex snouffer / alex st. claire, jerry handley - picture by guy webster, late 1967

JEFF COTTON antennae jimmy semens * guitar * slide guitar #in
JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion
JERRY HANDLEY * bass guitar
ALEX SNOUFFER alex (pyjama) st. clair * guitar * slide guitar &out26
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * harmonica ** musette ** shinei ** tenor sax ** soprano sax

OFFICIAL releases:
four tracks lp/cd MIRROR MAN 1971
eight tracks lp/cd STRICTLY PERSONAL 1968
thirteen outtakes 2elpee IT COMES TO YOU IN A PLAIN BROWN WRAPPER 2008 re-issue + two outtakes of:
eleven outtakes ceedee I MAY BE HUNGRY BUT I SURE AIN'T WEIRD the alternate beefheart 1992
outtake + two tracks 270160 + four tracks 190568 5cd/6lp GROW FINS 1999
re-issues and compilations:
2ceedee X2 safe as milk / the mirror man sessions mirror man remastered + i may be hungry but i sure ain't weird + outtake
ceedee the MIRROR MAN SESSIONS mirror man remastered + five tracks i may be hungry but i sure ain't weird
2elpee the CAPTAIN BEEFHEART FILE mirror man
2elpee SAFE AS MILK / MIRROR MAN that's original mirror man
2ceedee MIRROR MAN / SAFE AS MILK two original albums on cd mirror man
ceedee SAFE AS MILK (with 9 bonus tracks) nine tracks i may be hungry but i sure ain't weird
ceedee ELECTRICITY two tracks mirror man + six tracks i may be hungry but i sure ain't weird
ceedee SAFE AS MILK (with 7 bonus tracks) six tracks i may be hungry but i sure ain't weird + outtake
ceedee ZIG ZAG WANDERER the best of the buddah years two tracks mirror man + four tracks strictly personal
ceedee the BUDDAH YEARS one track mirror man remastered + four tracks i may be hungry but i sure ain't weird
ceedee the BEST BEEFHEART three tracks mirror man
ceedee the BEST OF three tracks strictly personal
ceedee HOT HEAD three tracks strictly personal
elpee ABBA ZABA two tracks mirror man
10"ep MUSIC IN SEA MINOR two tracks mirror man
elpee TOP SECRET two tracks mirror man
2ceedee the DUST BLOWS FORWARD two tracks strictly personal
ceedee CAPTAIN BEEFHEART / frank zappa * RARE BEEFHEART / vintage zappa four tracks i may be hungry but i sure ain't weird

ILLEGAL releases:
ceedee OUT HERE OVER THERE thirteen tracks 01&05.68
2elpee ANOTHER CHAPTER FROM THE LIVES AND TIMES OF CAPTAIN BEEFHEART three tracks 240168 + three tracks 060568
ceedee PULLER MAN three tracks 240168 + three tracks 060568
veedee CAPTAIN BEEFHEART AND THE MAGIC BAND two tracks 270168
ceedee PRIME QUALITY BEEF four tracks i may be hungry but i sure ain't weird
ceedee the EARLY YEARS 1959-1969 two tracks i may be hungry but i sure ain't weird + one track 240168
flexi BEATLE BONES 'N' SMOKIN' STONES one track strictly personal
flexi GIMME DAT HARP BOY one track strictly personal
postcard GIMME DAT HARP BOY one track strictly personal
flexi KANDY KORN one track strictly personal


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notes: studio = studio band only; #in = enters the band, 15 or (15) = after having played (or: guested) in line-up 15; &out = leaves the band, 20 or (20) = to return (as guest) in line-up 20

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