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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART and the MAGIC BAND

THIS is PART 6 line ups 32-38 re-start [....] shiny beast 08.75-1978

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31 - RE-START august 1975-january 1976

captain beefheart and the magic band - band line up #32 - front: don van vliet / captain beefheart, john french / drumbo. back: elliot ingber / winged eel fingerling, denny walley / walla walla / feeler's redo, bruce fowler / fossil - press picture autumn 1975

BRUCE FOWLER fossil / old hat * air-bass * trombone &out36
JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion ** guitar
ELLIOT INGBER winged eel fingerling * guitar * slide guitar &out
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * sax * harmonica
DENNY WALLEY feeler's reedo / walla walla * guitar * slide guitar #in

ILLEGAL releases:
 ceedee BEEFHEART THE VISIONARY 311075
ceedee
COPENHAGEN 31-10-1975 311075

ceedee HALLOWEEN 311075
ceedee
NEW VICTORIA THEATRE LONDON 14-1-75 twelve tracks 141175

ceedee
LOCARNO PORTSMOUTH 1-12-75 fourteen tracks 011275

ceedee MAGNETIC HANDS two tracks 011275
elpee MAGNETICISM one track 011275
2ceedee LIVE 'N' RARE one track 011275


32 - BAT CHAIN PULLER february-april 1976 studio

captain beefheart and the magic band - band line up #33 - john french / drumbo, don van vliet / captain beefheart, john thomas, jeff moris tepper / jeff tapir / white jew, denny walley / walla walla / feeler's redo

JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion ** guitar &out34
JEFF MORIS TEPPER jeff tapir / white jew * guitar * slide-guitar #in
JOHN THOMAS * keyboards #in&out
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax * bass clarinet
DENNY WALLEY feeler's reedo / walla walla * guitar * slide guitar

OFFICIAL recording:
twelve tracks unreleased elpee BAT CHAIN PULLER 1976
OFFICIAL release:
two tracks 5cd/6lp GROW FINS 1999 wrong speed

ILLEGAL releases:
ceedee BAT CHAIN PULLER
ceedee DUST SUCKER
ceedee BAT CHAINED TROUT SESSIONS ten tracks
elpee ORIGINAL 1976 SHINY BEAST VERSION wrong speed
elpee der TOTEM POLE SAGT MAN STEHT AUF DEM GRUND wrong speed
ceedee the ORIGINAL BAT CHAIN PULLER wrong speed
ceedee ORIGINAL BAT CHAIN PULLER 1976 ten tracks wrong speed
ceedee IF YOU GOT EARS one track wrong speed


33 - LIVE BAT #1 fall 1976-june 1977

ERIC DREW FELDMAN black jew kittaboo * bass guitar * keyboards #in
GARY JAYE * drums * percussion #in&out
JEFF MORIS TEPPER jeff tapir / white jew * guitar * slide-guitar
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax * bass clarinet
DENNY WALLEY feeler's reedo / walla walla * guitar * slide guitar
live guest HARRY DUNCAN ** harmonica ** vocals #in


34 - LIVE BAT #2 july 1977

ERIC DREW FELDMAN black jew kittaboo * bass guitar * keyboards * synthesizer
JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion #in32&out39
JEFF MORIS TEPPER jeff tapir / white jew * guitar * slide-guitar
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax * bass clarinet
DENNY WALLEY feeler's reedo / walla walla * guitar * slide guitar
live guest HARRY DUNCAN ** harmonica ** vocals

ILLEGAL releases:
2elpee VARIOUS ARTISTS * TANKS FOR THE MAMMARIES one track 150777
ceedee CAPTAIN HOOK one track 150777


35 - LIVE BAT #3 august 1977-first half march 1978

ERIC DREW FELDMAN black jew kittaboo * bass guitar * keyboards * synthesizer
JEFF MORIS TEPPER jeff tapir / white jew * guitar * slide-guitar
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax * bass clarinet
DENNY WALLEY feeler's reedo / walla walla * guitar * slide guitar
ROBERT WILLIAMS wait for me * drums * percussion #in
live guest HARRY DUNCAN ** harmonica ** vocals

ILLEGAL releases:
elpee I'M NOT EVEN HERE, I JUST STICK AROUND FOR MY FRIENDS outtake
ceedee HOBOISM outtake
2ceedee DOODADS outtake + 191177
ceedee RAILROADISM six tracks 11.77
elpee MAGNETICISM three tracks 261177
ceedee SAN DIEGO 2-16-78 160278
2lp/2cd EASY TEETH 180278


36 - LIVE BAT-BEAST second half march-first half may 1978

ERIC DREW FELDMAN black jew kittaboo * bass guitar * keyboards * synthesizer
BRUCE FOWLER fossil / old hat * trombone * air-bass #in31
JEFF MORIS TEPPER jeff tapir / white jew * guitar * slide-guitar
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax * bass clarinet
DENNY WALLEY feeler's reedo / walla walla * guitar * slide guitar &out(39)
ROBERT WILLIAMS wait for me * drums * percussion
live guest HARRY DUNCAN ** harmonica ** vocals &out


37 - SHINY BEAST june-end 1978

captain beefheart and the magic band - band line-up #38 - eric drew feldman / black jew kittaboo, bruce fowler / fossil, don van vliet / captain beefheart, richard redus / mercury joseph, robert williams / wait for me, jeff moris tepper / white jew - wax paper 011078 usa

ERIC DREW FELDMAN black jew kittaboo * keyboards * synthesizer ** bass guitar
BRUCE FOWLER fossil / old hat * trombone * air-bass
RICHARD REDUS mercury josef * guitar * slide-guitar ** slide-bass ** accordian #in&out
JEFF MORIS TEPPER jeff tapir / white jew * guitar * slide-guitar
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax * harmonica
ROBERT WILLIAMS wait for me * drums * percussion
studio guest ART TRIPP ed marimba ** marimba #in27&out
live guest MARY JANE EISENBERG ** shake bouquet ** maracas #in&out

OFFICIAL releases:
twelve tracks lp/cd SHINY BEAST (BAT CHAIN PULLER) 1978
nineteen tracks 181178 2ceedee I'M GOING TO DO WHAT I WANNA DO 2000
one track ????78 5cd/6lp GROW FINS 1999
re-issues and compilations:
ceedee a CARROT IS AS CLOSE AS A RABBIT GETS TO A DIAMOND five tracks
2ceedee the DUST BLOWS FORWARD four tracks
ceedee HOT HEAD four tracks
ceedee the BEST OF two tracks
12"ep LIGHT REFLECTED OFF THE OCEANDS OF THE MOON one track

ILLEGAL releases:
ceedee NEW YORK 1978 300678(?)
2ceedee
LIVE AT MY FATHER'S PLACE 18/11/78 181178

ceedee 1978 HOTDOGS HAUNT MY ANUS eighteen? tracks 181178
ceedee CAPTAIN, MY CAPTAIN eighteen tracks 181178
2ceedee the NEW YORK HOT DOG NIGHT 181178 wrong speed
ceedee LIVE AT MY FATHER'S PLACE seventeen tracks 181178 wrong speed
2elpee LIVE AT MY FATHER'S PLACE fourteen? tracks 181178 wrong speed
elpee LIVE AT MY FATHER'S PLACE vol. I nine tracks 181178 wrong speed
elpee LIVE AT MY FATHER'S PLACE vol. II nine tracks 181178 wrong speed
2ceedee ABBA ZABA ATLANTA 291178
ceedee RAILROADISM two tracks 011278
cd/lp DUST SUCKER four tracks ????78


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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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