Captain Beefheart

Captain Beefheart BIOGRAPHY

Captain Beefheart

Label(s): A&M Records
Recording Years: 1966

Signed with A&M Records in 1964. Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band recorded enough songs for an album while signed to A&M Records. Jerry Moss refused to release the album saying the music was "too negative" and dropped Captain Beefheart from the label. The singles because the Safe As Milk album on another label.

Captain Beefheart's official web site added that Jerry Moss felt the song "Electricity" "wouldn't be good for my daughter."

SOURCES:
This Is Your Captain Speaking. Cole Springer. Trouser Press, February 1979.
      The Captain Beefheart Radar Station (website)--Re-achieving Naivety. Originally in The Independent, August 21, 1994.

PLAYERS IN THE BAND
Alex St. Clair
   Born: Sep 14, 1941
   Instrument(s): guitar
Don Van Vliet
   Born: Jan 15, 1941      Died: Dec 17, 2010
   Instrument(s): vocals, sax, harp
Doug Moon
   Instrument(s): guitar
Jerry Handley
   Instrument(s): bass
Paul Blakeley
   Instrument(s): drums


Captain Beefheart PHOTOS

Captain Beefheart DISCOGRAPHY

FORMAT KEY LEGEND

FORMAT KEY
  1 = long playing vinyl album
  2 = compact disc
  3 = VHS video tape
  4 = cassette tape
  5 = Digital Compact Cassette
  7 = 7-inch vinyl single
  8 = 8-track tape
  9 = Longbox cassette
  0 = open reel tape
12 = 12-inch single
PS = picture sleeve
TS = cassette single
MT = mastertone/ringback

Captain Beefheart U.S. Album Discography

No Albums Found.

Captain Beefheart U.S. Singles and E.P. Discography

TITLE:LABEL:STOCK NO.:RELEASED:
Diddy Wah Diddy/Who Do You Think You're FoolingA&M Records7941966
Legendary A&M SessionsA&M RecordsSP 125101984
Moonchild/Frying PanA&M Records8181966
Moonchild/Here I Am, I Always AmA&M Records8181966

Captain Beefheart Song List

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Diddy Wah Diddy/Who Do You Think You're Fooling1966794
Diddy Wah Diddy
Who Do You Think You're Fooling

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Legendary A&M Sessions1984SP 12510
Diddy Wah Diddy
Who Do You Think You're Fooling
Moonchild
Frying Pan
Here I Am, I Always Am

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Moonchild/Frying Pan1966818
Moonchild
Here I Am, I Always Am

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Moonchild/Here I Am, I Always Am1966818
Moonchild
Here I Am, I Always Am


Captain Beefheart MUSIC CHARTS

Captain Beefheart on Record Charts

No US Albums or Compilations made it to the charts.

No Singles or EPs made it to the charts.