1975 Bloomington Illinois with Frank Zappa

1975 Bloomington Illinois with Frank Zappa

This photo was taken and very kindly sent to me by John Petraitis who was at a Frank Zappa gig in Bloomington Illinois when Captain BeefheartRead More

1975 DiscReet Records promo shot

1975 DiscReet Records promo shot

Sent to me by Rick Snyder, this was a 1975, Bat Chain Puller-era promo shot for DiscReet Records, featuring the newly revitalised, post-Tragic, Magic Band.  Read More

An Evening With Frank Zappa & Captain Beefheart

An Evening With Frank Zappa & Captain Beefheart

An amazing collection of rarities put together as a syndicated radio show by Zappa in 1975. It was broadcast on KWST and WLIR – and possibly others. DonRead More

Bongo Fury by Frank Zappa and Captain Beefheart discography

Bongo Fury by Frank Zappa and Captain Beefheart discography

Track list Debra Kadabra Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy Sam With The Showing Scalp Flat Top Poofter’s Froth Wyoming Plans Ahead 200 Years Old Cucamonga Advance Romance ManRead More

Bongo Fury in El Paso

Bongo Fury in El Paso

Song list Disc 1 County Coliseum, El Paso, 23 May 1975 Presentation Bongo Fury Initial Apostrophe band introduction Stinkfoot I`m Not Satisfied Carolina Hard-core Ecstasy VelvetRead More

Boston Music Hall 27/04/1975 (Late Show) 200 Years Special

Boston Music Hall 27/04/1975 (Late Show) 200 Years Special

Song List Side A Poofters Froth Wyoming Plans Ahead (200 Years Special) 3:10 George Duke’s Incredible Show (Improvisation) 5:50 Willie The Pimp 9:23 Side B TheRead More

Brighton Dome 25 November 1975 review by Benjamin Horrendous

This was the same year as Knebworth; same line up and similar set. I was pleased cos I’d managed to persuade 23 friends to come, andRead More

El Paso Or Die

El Paso Or Die

Song list Disc 1 County Coliseum, El Paso, 23 May 1975 Introduction Improvisation Apostrophe Stinkfoot I`m Not Satisfied Carolina Hardcore Ecstasy Velvet Sunrise Pound for aRead More

Frank Zappa, Don Van Vliet and George Duke Lecture 1975

This lecture took place at the Gifford Auditorium, Syracuse, 23rd April 1975. Don is fairly quiet throughout the lecture; when asked a direct question he givesRead More

Hot Beef Injection

Hot Beef Injection

The back cover of this single CD says: Frank HOT Rats Zappa and Captain BEEFheart INJECT their thoughts and songs in this classic 1975 WLIR radio broadcast ThisRead More

Knebworth 5th July 1975 review by Benjamin Horrendous

Pink Floyd were headlining. Other acts were Roy Harper, Steve Miller Band, and Linda Lewis, who’d had a big hit with “it’s in his kiss”, thoughRead More

Live At Knebworth Park – Saturday 5th July 1975

Live At Knebworth Park – Saturday 5th July 1975

Ozit’s offering for 2016’s Record Store day vinyl bonanza. Song List Side One Moonlight On Vermont 3.58 Abba Zabba 3.46 Band Introduction 1.14 Orange Claw HammerRead More

Muffin Man Goes To College

Muffin Man Goes To College

Song List Disc 1 Improvisations Camarillo Brillo Muffin Man (Instrumental) Stinkfoot I’m Not Satisfied Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy Velvet Sunrise A Pound For A Brown Why Doesn’tRead More

New Victoria Theatre, London review

DON’T BELIEVE what your mother tells you kids, there really is a Legion of Super Heroes. Quiet, mild mannered, and sensitive he may be, but DonRead More

No Bacon For Breakfast

No Bacon For Breakfast

Radar Station Overview Recorded during the Bongo Fury Tour at Boston Music Hall on 27th April 1975, except for tracks 11, 12 and 13 on the vinylRead More

Orange Claw Hammer with Frank Zappa

This version of Orange Claw Hammer is one of my very favourite things that either Captain Beefheart or Frank Zappa ever recorded. It’s an acoustic performanceRead More

Providence College, Rhode Island 1975

Providence College, Rhode Island 1975

Song List Improvisations 5:46 Camarillo Brillo 4:29 Muffin Man 1:45 Stinkfoot 4:51 I’m Not Satisfied 2:06 Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy 10:38 Velvet Sunrise 7:36 A Pound ForRead More

The Muffin Man Goes To College Vols. 1 & 2

The Muffin Man Goes To College Vols. 1 & 2

Frank Zappa featuring Captain Beefheart at Providence College, Rhode Island Vol. 1 Side A 1. Improvisations 2. Camarillo Brillo 3. Muffin Man 4. Stink-Foot 5. I’mRead More

Violent Rape… Is One Of My Favourites

Violent Rape… Is One Of My Favourites

Song List Side One Montana Florentine Pogen Side Two Debra Kadabra Intros Poofter’s Froth Wyoming George Duke Spotlight (Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing?) Radar StationRead More

Water Turning Black

Water Turning Black

Song List Disc 1 Improvisations Camarillo Brillo Muffin Man Let’s Make The Water Turn Black Penguin In Bondage Improvisation (Beefheart Instrumental Style) Debra Kadabra Band IntroductionsRead More

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