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."
- 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.
|Alex St. Clair||1966||guitar|
|Don Van Vliet||1966-1986||vocals, sax, harp, gong, harmonica, bass clarinet|
|Robert Arthur Williams||1986||drums|
|Eric Feldman||1986||bass, synthesizer, mellotron, p Iano|
|John French||1986||guitar, marimba, bass, drums|
|Richard Redus||1986||accordion, bass, guitar|
|Alex St. Clair||1941-09-14||2006-01-05|
|Don Van Vliet||1941-01-15||2010-12-17|
|Robert Arthur Williams|