Swedish Tribute Band: The Music of Captain Beefheart Live

Track list

  1. Grow Fins
  2. Nowadays woman’s gotta hit a man
  3. When it blows it stacks
  4. Sun zoom spark
  5. Tropical hot dog night
  6. Bat chain puller
  7. Ice cream for crow
  8. China pig
  9. Lick my decals off baby
  10. Harry Irene
  11. Big eyed beans from venus

1996 Sweden CD Ultimate Audio Entertainment UAE disc3

Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 11 recorded in Umea 2nd April 1995;
Tracks 6 – 10 recorded in Stockholm 4th May 1995.


“This project was put together in collaboration with the travelling exhibition [Stand Up To Be Discontinued] of Don van Vliet’s paintings. The art gallery wanted to have Don’s music playing and a band was put together for three appearances only. Fortunately some of ths material was recorded.”

The other performance was also at Umea but on 1st April 1995.

Line up

  • Freddie Wadling: lead vocals
  • Morgan Agren: drums
  • Denny Walley: guitar, vocals
  • Jimmy Agren: guitar
  • Rolf Hedquist: bass
  • Mats Oberg: keyboards, harmonica, vocals
  • Magnus Puls: trombone on Tropical hot dog night and Bat chain puller

There is also a tape in existence of a radio broadcast of one of the band’s shows. This includes some songs not on the CD. The full setlist of this tape is:-

  1. Sun Zoom Spark
  2. Grow Fins
  3. A Carrot Is As Close…
  4. Lick My Decals Off Baby
  5. Too Much Time
  6. When It Blows Its Stacks
  7. Nowadays A Woman’s…
  8. Tropical Hot Dog Night
  9. Floppy Boot Stomp
  10. Harry Irene
  11. Big Eyed Beans From Venus

Also, live footage of the band playing “Lick My Decals Off Baby” features on the Morgan Agren video “Live In Magic”.

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