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 1995-2013

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