BREAKING NEWS!
1 february 2018

i will spare you the details, but after a year of hopelessly suffering my quickly degenerating web host i have decided to discontinue our collaboration - and spread the word: freewebs sucks!

which means that with immediate effect captain beefheart electricity will be flashing on at the new address
beefheart.xyz
see you there, you're welcome...

captain beefheart electricity

CAPTAIN'S CARGO
discography - official releases


 

THE OFFICIAL RELEASES

regulars - THIS is OTHER WORKS and GUEST APPEARANCES - various artists - collectors items - [bootlegs]


OTHER RELEASES

captain beefheart - the dust blows forward (an anthology) - front o-box

1965/82 OTHER WORKS containing previously unreleased tracks
1967 korn ring finger and / or moody liz (take 16):
(2lp)/5cd grow fins (vol. i)
2elpee it comes to you in a plain brown wrapper
2lp/cd safe as milk [with 7 bonus tracks]
1972 little scratch and / or funeral hill:
2cd/2mc the dust blows forward
ceedee mirror man [with 2 bonus tracks]
ceedee mirror man (2disc)
2ceedee mirror man / safe as milk (two original albums on cd)

1967 'SAFE AS MIRROR MAN' combinations of 'safe as milk' and 'mirror man'
lp/mc abba zaba
cd/mc the best beefheart
2lp/mc the file series
10"ep/mc music in sea minor
2lp/mc/2cd that's original (2 great albums for the price of 1)
lp/mc top secret

1965/82 other ALBUM COMBINATIONS
1970/2 2elpee 2 originals of captain beefheart
1974/82 ceedee a carrot is as close as a rabbit gets to a diamond
1968/82 ceedee the best of captain beefheart
1967 ceedee the buddah years
1972 2elpee double dynamite
1967 cd/2cd electricity
1968/82 ceedee hot head (introducing... captain beefheart)
1978/82 12" ep light reflected off the oceands of the moon
1967
cd mirror man (the mirror man sessions)
1967 2lp/cd the mirror man sessions
1967 ceedee safe as milk [with 9 bonus tracks]
1967 2cdbox safe as milk [safe as milk (with 7 bonus tracks) / mirror man (the mirror man sessions)]
1974/82 ceedee sampler
1974 7" ep six-pack six-track
1972 ceedee the spotlight kid / clear spot
1967 2ceedee x2 (safe as milk / the mirror man sessions)
1967 ceedee zig zag wanderer (the best of the buddah years)

various artists * COMPILATIONS with tracks from more than one album
see separate section for details

overview VARIOUS ARTISTS * all COMPILATIONS
see separate chapter for details

captain beefheart - discography - scattered works - john french 'o solo drumbo' cd

1969/2003 SCATTERED WORKS on AUDIO discs by other artists
1969 ceedee john french * o solo drumbo
1981? ceedee gary lucas * improve the shining hour
2003 ceedee moris tepper * head off
1969 ceedee various artists * rykodisc/hannibal/grammavision spring '96
199? ceedee various artists * where we live
1973 ceedee frank zappa * ditties and beer
1969 ceedee frank zappa * the lost episodes
1969 ceedee frank zappa * return of the son of kill ugly radio
1973 album/cd zappa - beefheart - mothers * bongo fury
1973 lp/mc zappa - beefheart - mothers * live in concert at armadillo world headquarters austin, texas
1973 lp zappa - beefheart - mothers / (todd rundgren's) utopia * bongo fury / another live

1969/82 SCATTERED WORKS on VIDEO discs by other artists
1969 2veedee anton corbijn * (the work of director) anton corbijn
1969/82? veedee anton corbijn * some yoyo stuff
1974 28vdbox wim t. schippers * televisiepraktijken - compleet
1974 3veedee wim t. schippers * van oekel's discohoek
1972 veedee various artists * beat-club - progressive times vol.8
1972 veedee various artists * beat-club - rare trax dvd
1972 ld various artists * the crazy world
1974 vd/2vd/4vdset various artists * the old grey whistle test
1974 veedee various artists * pinkpop - the vintage years 1970-1974
1972 veedee various artists * rockin' in the usa
1974 veedee various artists * sounds of the 70's
1972 8vdbox various artists * the story of beat-club 1970-1972

1977/99 SCATTERED WORKS on POETRY discs by DON VAN VLIET
1993 minicd don van vliet * 'poetry reading'
1977/99 ceedee don van vliet * riding some kind of unusual skull sleigh
1993 ceedee don van vliet * stand up to be discontinued


CAPTAIN BEEFHEART GUEST APPEARANCES

captain beefheart / don van vliet - frank zappa - 'bongo fury' collaboration era
the captain and a frank host, both in party dress

1958/75 captain beefheart GUEST APPEARANCES with FRANK ZAPPA
1975 BONGO FURY full guest:
2cd various artists * 'sweet mary aid'
ecd frank zappa * cheap thrills
mc/2cd/cdset frank zappa * you can't do that on stage anymore (vol. 4)
album/cd zappa - beefheart - mothers * bongo fury
lp/mc zappa - beefheart - mothers * live in concert at armadillo world headquarters austin, texas
[plus several compilations]
1969 willie the pimp vocal:
2lp frank zappa * 2 originals (of...) / double dynamite
album/cd frank zappa * hot rats
9lpbox frank zappa * the old masters box two
lp frank zappa * ratas calientes
lp frank zappa & the mothers of invention * frank zappa and the mothers of invention
[plus several compilations]
1969/75 other contributions:
ceedee frank zappa * the lost episodes
3lpbox/2cd frank zappa * thing-fish
album/cd frank zappa * zoot allures
album/cd frank zappa & the mothers of invention * one size fits all
[plus some singles and several compilations]
1969/75 track combinations:
[several sets and compilations]
special 1958/64 pre beefheart (don vliet / 'the soots'):
ceedee frank zappa * the lost episodes
lp/cd frank zappa * mystery disc
lp frank zappa * the mystery disc box one
7lpbox frank zappa * the old masters box one

captain beefheart - discography - scattered works - various artists 'blue collar' soundtrack - lp

1977/78 captain beefheart GUEST APPEARANCES with OTHER ARTISTS
1977 lp/cd the tubes * now
1978 lp/mc/cd various artists * blue collar (original motion picture score)
1978 elpee various artists * dance floor disaster
1978 singles various artists * hard workin' man
1978 ceedee various artists * hard workin' man (the jack nitzsche story - vol. 2)

1975/80 don van vliet GUEST ART WORK
1980 single eazy teeth * eazy teeth
1978 ceedee bruce fowler * ants can count
1975/77 elpee l.a.f.m.s. * blorp esette
1975/79 4cd l.a.f.m.s. * blorp esette collector's edition
1977/79 elpee l.a.f.m.s. * blorp esette - vol. 2 for guitar players
1977/79 elpee l.a.f.m.s. * blorp esette - vol. 2 greatest hits
1975/79 10cdbox l.a.f.m.s. * the lowest form of music
1975 lp/cd znr * barricade 3


bonus
'CLOSE COUSINS' the relatives

since 2001 the MAGIC BAND 'reunion'
2003/04 cd+dvd 21st century mirror men
2003 ceedee back to the front
2003/04 veedee live in concert & crow's milk
2005
2lp/cd oxford, u.k. - june 6, 2005
2013 ceedee the magic band plays the music of captain beefheart

1975/76 MALLARD spin-off
1976 single harvest
1976 single harvest / green coyote
1976 elpee in a different climate
1975 elpee mallard
1975/76 ceedee mallard / in a different climate
1976 bootleg ceedee one day once


SENSELESS NOTES

black years = covered period / green years = recording period / album = vinyl, emcee and 8track release

find details of the recording histories

captain beefheart - the legendary a and m sessions - album promotion by vivian 'bonzo dag' stanshall 1984
vivian 'bonzo dog doo dah' stanshall promoting
beefheart's last album: the first recordings

mind that there are some unofficial releases too!

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all lists by theo tieman 1995-2018

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