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the MAGIC BAND reunion

THIS is BAND #4 LIVE PERFORMANCES 2004 - go to the main page


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MARK BOSTON rockette morton * bass guitar
JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion * vocals * harmonica
GARY LUCAS * guitar
DENNY WALLEY feeler's reedo / walla walla * guitar
MICHAEL TRAYLOR * drums * percussion

captain beefheart electricity - the magic band reunion - line-up 4 - denny walley, michael traylor, mark boston / rockette morton, john french / drumbo, gary lucas - by frans schellekens
picture by frans schellekens (taken at paradiso in amsterdam)

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SET LIST

note: * = new in repertoire compared to previous shows

vocal part:
* [DIDDY WAH DIDDY (no van vliet composition) the legendary a&m sessions 1966]
* THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE BLUES (OR THE BIG DIG) lick my decals off, baby 1970
CIRCUMSTANCES clear spot 1972
NOWADAYS A WOMAN'S GOTTA HIT A MAN clear spot 1972
instrumental section:
HAIR PIE bass bake trout mask replica 1969
[GONE BOPS OVER MOUNT KILIMANJARO instrumental john french composition]
ON TOMORROW strictly personal 1968 originally a song
STEAL SOFTLY THRU SNOW trout mask replica 1969 song
ABBA ZABA safe as milk 1967 song
MY HUMAN GETS ME BLUES trout mask replica 1969 song
ALICE IN BLUNDERLAND the spotlight kid 1972
HAIR PIE: BAKE 2 trout mask replica 1969
I WANNA FIND A WOMAN THAT'LL HOLD MY BIG TOE TILL I HAVE TO GO lick my decals off, baby 1970 song
VETERAN'S DAY POPPY trout mask replica 1969 song
EVENING BELL ice cream for crow 1982
vocal part:
ELECTRICITY safe as milk 1967
THE FLOPPY BOOT STOMP shiny beast (bat chain puller) 1978
* MIRROR MAN mirror man 1968
* GROW FINS the spotlight kid 1972
WHEN IT BLOWS ITS STACKS the spotlight kid 1972
CLICK CLACK the spotlight kid 1972
encore:
MOONLIGHT ON VERMONT trout mask replica 1969
BIG EYED BEANS FROM VENUS clear spot 1972
sometimes:
a capella WELL trout mask replica 1969

remark by teejo:
the addition of diddy wah diddy to this 'tribute to don van vliet' is quite incomprehensible (to me)
because this song with which captain beefheart and the magic band made their debut in fact is a cover version!

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SHOWS

friday 23 january 2004 LONDON england ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
saturday 24 january 2004 EDINBURGH scotland LIQUID ROOMS
tuesday 22 june 2004 AMSTERDAM holland PARADISO
wednesday 23 june 2004 BRIGHTON england CONCORDE 2
thursday 24 june 2004 MANCHESTER england BRIDGEWATER HALL
friday 25 june 2004 GLASTONBURY england [open air] FESTIVAL
sunday 27 june 2004 BRISTOL england CARLING ACADEMY
monday 28 june 2004 HIGHBURY england THE GARAGE
cancelled tuesday 29 june 2004 HIGHBURY england THE GARAGE
thursday 1 july 2004 LIVERPOOL england CARLING ACADEMY
friday 2 july 2004 LEEDS england IRISH CENTRE
saturday 3 july 2004 EXETER england PHOENIX ARTS CENTRE
monday 5 july 2004 GLASGOW scotland THE ARCHES
tuesday 6 july 2004 NOTTINGHAM england THE RESCUE ROOMS
wednesday 7 july 2004 LONDON england BBC RADIO 1 STUDIO john peel show radio and web
thursday 8 july 2004 BELGRADE serbia BARUTANA

the magic band - reunion - line-up 4 - john peel radio and web show 070704
sir peel and his magic band

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FOOTAGE

ceedee 21ST CENTURY MIRROR MEN:
230104 royal festival hall, london, england three songs
240104 liquid rooms, edinburgh, scotland six tracks
060704 rescue rooms, nottingham, england six tracks
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captain beefheart electricity
as felt by teejo

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