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
see you there, you're welcome...

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discography - official releasesflits

recorded 16-31 march 1976 released 2012

captain beefheart - discography - bat chain puller - front cd

bat chain puller 5:07 *
seam crooked sam 3:09
harry irene 3:27
'81 poop hatch 2:36 poem
flavor bud living 1:50 instrumental
brick bats 4:27
floppy boot stomp 3:57
a carrot is as close as a rabbit gets to a diamond 1:37 instrumental **
ode t' alex
(don van vliet / herb bermann) 3:19 * owed t' alex (carson city)
odd jobs 5:15
the thousandth and tenth day of the human totem pole 5:50
apes-ma 0:44 poem (
bat chain puller 5:06
alternate mix
candle mambo 3:27
(don van vliet / denny walley) 8:19
58:09 minutes
words and music don van vliet (except where noted)
* = alternative version
by different line up released on 1978 album shiny beast (bat chain puller) (except poem)
** = alternative version by different line up released on 1980 album doc at the radar station
*** = alternative version by different line up released on 1982 album ice cream for crow (except poem)

JOHN FRENCH drumbo * drums * percussion ** guitar
JEFF MORIS TEPPER jeff tapir / white jew * guitar * slide guitar
JOHN THOMAS * acoustic piano * rhodes piano * mini moog
DON VAN VLIET captain beefheart * vocals * harmonica * soprano sax
DENNY WALLEY feeler's reedo / walla walla * guitar * slide guitar ** accordion

captain beefheart / don van vliet - drawing 'orange halloween fur' - notes 'bat chain puller' cd
orange halloween fur 1975 drawing by don van vliet
mixed media on canvas board

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captain beefheart - discography - bat chain puller - plate cd


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