captain beefheart electricity

CAPTAIN'S CARGO
discography - official releases



GROW FINS rarities (1965-1982)
released 1999
! includes book(let) JOHN FRENCH * 'THERE AIN'T NO SANTA CLAUS ON THE EVENIN' STAGE'

THIS is part 1 GENERAL INFORMATION - go to part 2 the RECORDS


captain beefheart - grow fins - front cdbox case
the boxset slip case - picture by ed caraeff


ceedee 1 / elpee vol. I record 1 JUST GOT BACK FROM THE CITY 1965-67
- elpee SIDE 1 -
obeah man 2:46
just got back from the city 1:55
i'm glad 3:43 slow version safe as milk 1967
triple combination 2:50
here i (always) am 3:17 early demo the legendary a&m sessions 1966
here i (always) am 2:33 later demo the legendary a&m sessions 1966
somebody's walkin' in my home 3:03
- elpee SIDE 2 -
tupelo 4:15
evil 2:33
old folks boogie 3:15
call on me 3:04 slow version safe as milk 1967
sure 'nuff 'n' yes i do 2:11 demo safe as milk 1967
yellow brick road 1:45 fast version safe as milk 1967
plastic factory 2:57 demo safe as milk 1967
total 39:39 minutes


ceedee 2 / elpee vol. I record 2 ELECTRICITY 1967-68 live
- elpee SIDE 3 -
270168 electricity 3:42 safe as milk 1967 video on cd 4
270168 sure 'nuff 'n' yes i do 2:57 safe as milk 1967 video on cd 4
190568 rollin' 'n' tumblin' 11:08
190568 electricity 3:54 safe as milk 1967
- elpee SIDE 4 -
190568 you're gonna need somebody on yer bond 6:25 (mirror man 1967)
190568 kandy korn 4:21 strictly personal 1968
korn ring finger 7:23 studio
total 40:05 minutes


ceedee 3 / elpees vol. II TROUT MASK HOUSE SESSIONS 1969 'trout mask replica' rehearsals
- elpee SIDE 5 -
untitled 1 'hobo chang ba' and 'dachau blues' tuning up 4:59
untitled 2 bush recording 8:18
hair pie: bake 1 5:04
hair pie: bake 2 2:44
untitled 3 noodling 1:04

captain beefheart - grow fins - label elpee

- elpee SIDE 6 -
hobo chang ba (take 1) 2:02
untitled 4 hobo practice 1:57
hobo chang ba (take 2) 3:08
dachau blues 2:06
old fart at play 1:23
untitled 5 noodling 1:01
pachuco cadaver 4:08
sugar 'n' spikes 2:40
untitled 6 noodling 1:00
- elpee SIDE 7 -
sweet sweet bulbs 2:30
frownland (take 1) 2:51
frownland (take 2) 1:52
untitled 7 noodling 1:10
ella guru 2:33
untitled 8 silence 0:08
she's too much for my mirror 1:30
untitled 9 noodling 0:35
seal softly thru snow 2:22
untitled 10 noodling 1:51
my human gets me blues 2:53
untitled 11 noodling 1:05
- elpee SIDE 8 [partly] -
when big joan sets up 4:32
untitled 12 silence 0:04
untitled 13 candy man 0:56
CEEDEE total 72:57 minutes


ceedee 4 ROM part ENHANCED CD 1968-72 live teevee footage [not on elpee of course]
270168 electricity safe as milk 1967 audio on cd 2
270168 sure 'nuff 'n' yes i do safe as milk 1967 audio on cd 2
150472 click clack the spotlight kid 1972 full audio on cd 5
150171 when big joan sets up trout mask replica 1969 audio on cd 5
150171 woe is uh me bop lick my decals off, baby 1970 audio on cd 5
150171 bellerin' plain lick my decals off, baby 1970 audio on cd 5
281069 she's too much for my mirror trout mask replica 1969
281069 my human gets me blues trout mask replica 1969 audio on cd 5
approximately 30:00 minutes

captain beefheart - live 150171 tubeworks studio - mark boston, elliot ingber, don van vliet, bill harkleroad, john french
detroit 150171 'tubeworks' studio (photographed with effect lens)


ceedee 4 audio part / elpee vol. II record 2 TROUT MASK HOUSE SESSIONS storytime portion 1969
- elpee SIDE 8 [partly] -
blimp playback 5:09
herb alpert 1:06
septic tank (that's shitty) 0:51
we'll overdub it three times 5:26
CEEDEE 12:33 minutes spoken words


ceedee 5 / elpees vol. III CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & HIS MAGIC BAND GROW FINS 1969-82 live
- elpee SIDE 9 -
my human gets me blues 3:54 trout mask replica 1969 video on cd(rom) 4
when big joan sets up 6:12 teevee trout mask replica 1969 video on cd(rom) 4
woe is uh me bop 2:46 teevee lick my decals off, baby 1970 video on cd(rom) 4
bellerin' plain 3:23 teevee lick my decals off, baby 1970 not on elpee video on cd(rom) 4
black snake moan #1 1:00 radio
- elpee SIDE 10 -
grow fins 5:09 the spotlight kid 1972
black snake moan #2 1:49 radio
spitball scalped uh baby 9:12
harp boogie #1 1:32 radio
- elpee SIDE 11 -
one red rose that i mean 1:45 instrumental lick my decals off, baby 1970
harp boogie #2 0:53 radio
natchez burning 0:43 radio
harp boogie #3 0:50 radio
click clack 2:49 the spotlight kid 1972 video fragment on cd(rom) 4
orange claw hammer 4:36 radio with frank zappa trout mask replica 1969
odd jobs 5:10 original instrumental (unreleased) bat chain puller 1976
- elpee SIDE 12 -
odd jobs 5:08 studio instrumental (unreleased) bat chain puller 1976
vampire suite original instrumental / making love to a vampire with a monkey on my back 3:46 doc at the radar station 1980 nót on elpee
mellotron improvisation #1 1:22
evening bell 0:54 original instrumental ice cream for crow 1982
evening bell 2:15 studio instrumental ice cream for crow 1982
mellotron improvisation #2 2:19
flavor bud living 1:14 instrumental doc at the radar station 1980
CEEDEE total 69:51 minutes

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as this release covers the whole career of captain beefheart
too many line-ups are involved to mention them in detail
except for...:
captain beefheart / don van vliet - carolside rehearsal
DON VAN VLIET (would be captain beefheart)

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