Captain Beefheart

Don Glen Vliet

Also known as Beefheart, Capt. Beefheart, Captain Beefheart (Aka Don Van Vliet), Captain Beefheart (Don Van Vliet), Captain Beefheart/Don Van Vilet, Cpt. Beefheart
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.beefheart.com/, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Beefheart, http://www.michaelwerner.com/artist_1_main_1.htm

Discography of Captain Beefheart:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Unconditionally Guaranteed 10 Audio 1974-04-00 Mercury
2 Abba Zaba 7 Audio 1988 Masters
3 Bluejeans & Moonbeams 9 Audio 1974-11-00
4 I May Be Hungry But I Sure Ain't Weird - The Alternate Captain Beefheart 11 Audio 1992 Sequel Records
5 Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) 12 Audio 1986 Virgin
6 The Spotlight Kid / Clear Spot 24 Audio 1990 Reprise Records
7 Lick My Decals Off, Baby 15 Audio 1991
8 Bongo Fury 9 Audio 1995 Rykodisc
9 Ice Cream For Crow 12 Audio 1982 Virgin
10 Bluejeans & Moonbeams 9 Audio
11 Doc At The Radar Station 12 Audio 1986 Virgin
12 Lick My Decals Off, Baby 15 Audio Reprise Records
13 Dust Sucker 19 Audio 2002-03-18 Milksafe Productions
14 Clear Spot 12 Audio 1977
15 Ice Cream For Crow 12 Audio 1991
16 Electricity 16 Audio 1998 Camden
17 Clear Spot 12 Audio Reprise Records
18 Unconditionally Guaranteed 10 Audio
19 Lick My Decals Off, Baby 15 Audio 1989 Reprise Records
20 Ice Cream For Crow 12 Audio 1990 Caroline Records
21 Doc At The Radar Station 12 Audio 1986 Virgin Records America, Inc.
22 Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) 12 Audio 1990
23 The Spotlight Kid / Clear Spot 24 Audio 1990 Reprise Records
24 Doc At The Radar Station 12 Audio 1992 Caroline Blue Plate
25 The Dust Blows Forward (An Anthology) 45 Audio 1999-08-17 Rhino Entertainment Company
26 Bongo Fury 9 Audio 1975-10-02 DiscReet
27 Too Much Time 2 Audio 1972 Reprise Records
28 Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) 12 Audio 1980
29 Doc At The Radar Station 12 Audio 1980
30 Doc At The Radar Station 12 Audio 2006-10-03 Astralwerks
31 Ice Cream For Crow 13 Audio 2006-10-03 Astralwerks
32 Doc At The Radar Station 12 Audio 1980
33 Bongo Fury 9 Audio 1975 Discreet
34 Ice Cream For Crow 12 Audio 1982 Virgin
35 The Spotlight Kid 10 Audio 1981 WEA Records (Greece)
36 Doc At The Radar Station 12 Audio 1980-09-00 Virgin
37 A Carrot Is As Close As A Rabbit Gets To A Diamond 19 Audio 1993
38 Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) 12 Audio 2001
39 Doc At The Radar Station 12 Audio 1980-09-00 Virgin
40 Lick My Decals Off, Baby 15 Audio 2000
41 Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) 12 Audio 1985 Virgin
42 Ice Cream For Crow 12 Audio 1982
43 Easy Teeth 21 Audio 1978 The Impossible Recordworks
44 Unconditionally Guaranteed 10 Audio 2006
45 Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) 12 Audio 2006
46 The Spotlight Kid 10 Audio 1972 Reprise Records
47 Doc At The Radar Station 12 Audio 2006
48 Ice Cream For Crow 12 Audio 1982
49 Bluejeans & Moonbeams 9 Audio 1974 Virgin
50 Top Secret 7 Audio 1984 Design Records (4)


Born: 15th January 1941, Glendale, California, USA

Died: 17th December 2010, Arcata, California, USA.

First recorded appearance: "A Low Forceps Delivery", featuring Don Glen Vliet, at Glendale Research Hospital 16:25 hours on 15/01/41.

Captain Beefheart, aka Don Van Vliet; vocalist, harp-player, saxophonist, flautist, songwriter, lyricist, poet & painter. Frontman of [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Magic+Band%2C+The]The Magic Band[/url] and artist with a dozen official albums and more besides. A career path interwoven with [a92623], followed by secluded 'retirement' with his wife in 1982 - when he began painting full-time. He maintained an affinity with wild life throughout his life and was a keen conservationist.

He forged a successful career as a painter, exhibiting in galleries in New York, the UK & Europe, before dying of complications from multiple sclerosis.


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