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MEET THE CREW
captain beefheart's magic bandsflits

LINE UP part six
second half may 1978 - august 1982

meet all crews


35 - SHINY BEAST second half may - december 1978

captain beefheart and the magic band - line-up #35 - 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 #in23&out
live guest MARY JANE EISENBERG ** shake bouquet ** maracas #in&out

releases:
SHINY BEAST (BAT CHAIN PULLER)
live 18 november 1978 I'M GOING TO DO WHAT I WANNA DO 2000
 


36 - DOC AT THE RADAR STATION march - july 1980 studio

captain beefheart and the magic band - line up #36 - robert williams / wait for me, don van vliet / captain beefheart, john french / drumbo, eric drew feldman / black jew kittaboo, jeff moris tepper / white jew, bruce fowler / fossil - back cover album 'doc at the radar station' - picture by michael kent rothman, summer 1980

ERIC DREW FELDMAN black jew kittaboo * bass guitar * synthesizer ** mellotron ** grand piano ** electric piano
BRUCE FOWLER fossil / old hat * trombone &out
JOHN FRENCH drumbo * guitar * slide guitar ** marimba ** bass guitar ** drums #in30&out
JEFF MORIS TEPPER jeff tapir / white jew * guitar * slide-guitar * nerve guitar
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax * bass clarinet
ROBERT WILLIAMS wait for me * drums * percussion
studio guest GARY LUCAS ** guitar ** french horn #in

release:
DOC AT THE RADAR STATION


37 - LIVE DOC october 1980 - january 1981

captain beefheart  and the magic band - line-up #37- richard snyder / midnight hatsize, robert williams / wait for me, don van vliet / captain beefheart, eric drew feldman / white jew kittaboo, jeff moris tepper / black jew - picture by peter owens, london, october 1980

ERIC DREW FELDMAN black jew kittaboo * bass guitar * synthesizer * electric piano ** mandolin &out(36)
RICHARD SNYDER brave midnight hat-size * guitar * slide guitar ** bass guitar #in
JEFF MORIS TEPPER jeff tapir / white jew * guitar * slide-guitar
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * tenor sax * soprano sax ** chinese gongs ** mellotron
ROBERT WILLIAMS wait for me * drums * percussion &out
live guest GARY LUCAS ** national steel dualion ** poetry reading ** 141180 bass &out36
live guest 290181 DENNY WALLEY ** guitar #in32&out

release:
live 1 november 1980 AMSTERDAM '80 2006


38 - ICE CREAM FOR CROW april - first half august 1982 studio

captain beefheart and the magic band - line up #38- richard snyder / midnight hatsize, jeff moris tepper / white jew, don van vliet / captain beefheart, gary lucas, cliff r. martinez - picture by kate simon, summer 1982

GARY LUCAS * guitar * steel-appendage guitar * glass finger guitar ** national steel dualion #in(35)&out
CLIFF MARTINEZ * drums * percussion ** shake bouquet ** glass washboard ** metal drums #in&out
RICHARD SNYDER brave midnight hat-size * bass guitar ** marimba ** viola &out
JEFF MORIS TEPPER jeff tapir / white jew * guitar * slide-guitar * steel-appendage guitar ** acoustic guitar &out
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * harmonica * soprano sax ** chinese gongs ** prop horn
studio guest ERIC DREW FELDMAN black jew kittaboo ** rhodes piano ** synthesized bass #in35&out

releases:
ICE CREAM FOR CROW
track LIGHT REFLECTED OFF THE OCEANDS OF THE MOON



THAT WERE ALL THE FOLKS !

go to the discography for full 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

list by theo tieman 1995-2017

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