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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART and the MAGIC BAND

THIS is PART 7 line ups 39-41 doc at the radar station [....] ice cream for crow 01.80-08.82

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38 - DOC AT THE RADAR STATION january-september 1980 studio

captain beefheart and the magic band - band line up #39 - 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 #in34&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

OFFICIAL release:
twelve tracks lp/cd DOC AT THE RADAR STATION 1980
re-issues and compilations:
2ceedee the DUST BLOWS FORWARD four tracks
ceedee the BEST OF three tracks
ceedee HOT HEAD three tracks
ceedee a CARROT IS AS CLOSE AS A RABBIT GETS TO A DIAMOND three tracks
12"ep LIGHT REFLECTED OFF THE OCEANDS OF THE MOON one track


39 - LIVE DOC october 1980-30 january 1981

captain beefheart  and the magic band- band line-up #40 - 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 - finland 010281 soundi - picture by peter owens, london, october 1980

ERIC DREW FELDMAN black jew kittaboo * bass guitar * synthesizer * electric piano ** mandolin &out(40)
RICHARD SNYDER midnight hatsize * 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 ** keyboards
ROBERT WILLIAMS wait for me * drums * percussion &out
live guest GARY LUCAS ** national steel dualion ** poetry reading &out40 ** 141180 bass
290181 live guest DENNY WALLEY ** guitar #in36&out

OFFICIAL releases:
eighteen tracks 011180 ceedee AMSTERDAM '80 2006
one track 141180 + one track 281180 + one track ????81 5cd/6lp GROW FINS 1999

ILLEGAL releases:
2ceedee THE CAPTAIN LIVE IN LIVERPOOL 291080
ceedee MERSEYTROUT 291080
ceedee (THE CAPTAIN LIVE IN LIVERPOOL 1980) thirteen tracks 291080
ceedee MAGNETIC HANDS six tracks 291080 + one track 121180
elpee MAGNETICISM three tracks 291080 + one track 150181 + two tracks 290181
2ceedee LIVE 'N' RARE fifteen tracks 301080
2ceedee LIVE PARADISO 1.11.'80 / MUDD CLUB 10.12.'80 (twenty-one tracks) 011180 + ten tracks 101280
ceedee LIVE PARADISO, AMSTERDAM, NOV. 1 1980 (twenty-one tracks) 011180
ceedee the LIVES AND TIMES OF CAPTAIN BEEFHEART somebody in my home (twenty-one tracks) 011180
ceedee CASE OF THE PUNKS twenty tracks 011180
2elpee FLAVOR BUD LIVING twenty tracks 011180 wrong speed
elpee ELECTRIC POETRY eleven tracks 011180 wrong speed
elpee THROUGH THE EYES OF A GENIUS electric poetry - part 2 seven tracks 011180 wrong speed
elpee the LIVES AND TIMES OF CAPTAIN BEEFHEART somebody in my home five tracks 011180 wrong speed
2elpee HOT DOG NIGHT nine tracks 071180
ceedee LIVE AT THE VENUE 1?1180
ceedee HOBOISM (two tracks) 221180 + six tracks 290181
2lp[drawing cover]/cd DON'S BIRTHDAY PARTY 150181
2elpee[photo cover] DON'S BIRTHDAY PARTY sixteen tracks 150181
ceedee DON'S 40TH BIRTHDAY PARTY sixteen tracks 1501081
elpee SEATTLE SHOWBOX JAN 15th '81 seven tracks 150181
ceedee VANCOUVER 28/12/80 160181
2lp/2cd BEST BATCH YET twenty tracks 290181
ceedee LIVE IN RESEDA eighteen tracks 290181
ceedee RAILROADISM six tracks 290181
2ceedee LIVE AT THE GOLDEN BEAR 31/1/81 310181
2ceedee THE CAPTAIN'S LAST LIVE CONCERT PLUS... 310181
ceedee LIVE AT THE RADAR STATION [amount unknown] 80&81
elpee IT'S TOO HARD - IT'S BEEFHEART ! five tracks 80or81
cd/lp DUST SUCKER one track 80or81


40 - ICE CREAM FOR CROW march-first half august 1982 studio

captain beefheart and the magic band - band line up #41 - richard snyder / midnight hatsize, jeff moris tepper / white jew, don van vliet / captain beefheart, gary lucas, cliff r. martinez - press picture - photo by kate simon

GARY LUCAS * guitar * steel-appendage guitar * glass finger guitar ** national steel dualion #in(39)&out
CLIFF MARTINEZ * drums * percussion ** shake bouquet ** glass washboard ** metal drums #in&out
RICHARD SNYDER midnight hatsize * 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 #in39&out

OFFICIAL releases:
twelve tracks lp/cd ICE CREAM FOR CROW 1982
b-side track LIGHT REFLECTED OFF THE OCEANDS OF THE MOON 1982
two outtakes 5cd/6lp GROW FINS 1999
re-issues and compilations:
ceedee the BEST OF three tracks
ceedee HOT HEAD three tracks
ceedee a CARROT IS AS CLOSE AS A RABBIT GETS TO A DIAMOND two tracks + b-side
12"ep LIGHT REFLECTED OFF THE OCEANDS OF THE MOON one track + b-side

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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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