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MEET THE CREW
captain beefheart's magic bandsflits

LINE UP part two
july 1967 - october 1969

meet all crews


7 - LIVE AS MILK july 1967

captain beefheart and the magic band - band line-up #7 - 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


8 - BROWN WRAPPER august 1967 - early june 1968

captain beefheart and the magic band - band line up #8 - 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 &out24
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * harmonica ** musette ** shinei ** tenor sax ** soprano sax

releases:
STRICTLY PERSONAL
MIRROR MAN 1971
outtakes I MAY BE HUNGRY BUT I SURE AIN'T WEIRD 1992
song KORN RING FINGER 1999


9 - INTERLUDE mid june - july 1968

JEFF COTTON antennae jimmy semens * guitar * slide guitar
JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion
JERRY HANDLEY * bass guitar &out
BILL HARKLEROAD zoot horn rollo * guitar * slide guitar #in
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax ** bass clarinet


10 - NEW TAKE-OFF august 1968 studio

JEFF COTTON antennae jimmy semens * guitar * slide guitar
JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion
BILL HARKLEROAD zoot horn rollo * guitar * slide guitar
GARY MARKER * bass guitar #in&out
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax ** bass clarinet

release:
two songs TROUT MASK REPLICA 1969


11 - TROUT MASK REPLICA september 1968 - summer 1969

captain beefheart and the magic band - band line up #11 - mark boston / rockette morton, john french / drumbo, bill harkleroad / zoot horn rollo, jeff cotton / antennae jimmy semens, don van vliet / captain beefheart - picture by ed caraeff, february 1969

MARK BOSTON rockette morton * bass guitar ** narration #in
JEFF COTTON antennae jimmy semens * guitar * steel-appendage guitar ** lead vocal ** flesh horn &out
JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion &out[spring69]15
BILL HARKLEROAD zoot horn rollo * guitar * steel-appendage guitar * glass finger guitar
VICTOR HAYDEN the mascara snake ** bass clarinet ** vocal #in[winter68]
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax * bass clarinet ** simran horn ** musette ** hunting horn
studio guest DOUG MOON ** acoustic guitar #in5&out
accidental studio guest JIMMY CARL BLACK indian ink ** drums #in&out28
accidental studio guest ROY ESTRADA oréjon / audi hon ** bass guitar #in&out22
accidental studio guest DON PRESTON ** keyboards #in&out
accidental studio guest ART TRIPP ed marimba ** drums ** percussion #in&out13

release:
twenty-six tracks TROUT MASK REPLICA 1969
rehearsals GROW FINS 1999


12 - AMOUGIES ONE-OFF second half october 1969

captain beefheart and the magic band - line up #12 - bill harkleroad / zoot horn rollo, don van vliet / captain beefheart, mark boston / rockette morton, jeff burchell, victor hayden / the mascara snake - actuel festival late october 1969, amougies, belgium

MARK BOSTON rockette morton * bass guitar
JEFF BRUCHELL * drums * percussion #in&out
BILL HARKLEROAD zoot horn rollo * guitar * steel-appendage guitar * glass finger guitar
VICTOR HAYDEN the mascara snake ** bass clarinet &out
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax * bass clarinet ** harmonica
live guest FRANK ZAPPA ** electric guitar #in&out


meet the NEXT LINE UP
or go to the discography for record details - but live recordings are part of the concerts

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

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