‘Lick My Decals Off Baby’ era poster

‘Lick My Decals Off Baby’ era poster

This picture was kindly sent to me by Michael H and is a poster of one of the outtakes from the Lick My Decals Off BabyRead More

Beefheart: a prime cut – Lick My Decals Off Baby review by RW

Already, I’m thinking that this is the Captain’s most satisfying album to date. “Safe As Milk” was a very good, every-so-slightly spacey rock album; “Strictly Personal”Read More

Bellerin’ Plain lyrics

Parapliers the willow dipped Rolled roots gnarled like rakers This hollow hole don’t hold no jokers or fakers Don’t fall by no jokers or fakers PullerRead More

Detroit Tube Works 1971

Detroit Tube Works 1971

Hmmm… is this the very best surviving clip of Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band? I think it could be: Recorded on 15 January 1971 atRead More

Doctor Dark lyrics

Mama, mama, here come Doctor Dark Horse clippin’, clappin’ ‘n his ol’ hooves makin’ sparks Black leather lady Lord carried her bags The hell horn, hellRead More

Flash Gordon’s Ape lyrics

You jumped when the air hit your eyes You wanted t’ go back but there wadn’t none Now you been going back for so long ThatRead More

Getting these Decals licks off, baby

Getting these Decals licks off, baby

Lick My Decals Off, Baby is simply not a composition which readily lends itself to being performed. So when I found Puttanesca’s video of one ofRead More

I Love You, You Big Dummy lyrics

Love has no body I love you, you big dummy No body has love No body has love Breathe deep Breathe high Breathe life Don’t breatheRead More

I Wanna Find Me A Woman That’ll Hold My Big Toe Till I Have To Go lyrics

I wanna find me a woman who’ll hold my big toe till I have to go I wanna find a blue swirl plastic ocarina About fiveRead More

John’s Heart – Lick my Decals Off, Baby review by Tom Clark

The broom tongue on The Buggy Boogie Woogie evidently has whisk-fringes. The alchemist-shaman-genius-wizard-freak-medicine man is always a fringe figure. Never part of the conventional social structure.Read More

Lester Bangs reviews Lick My Decals Off Baby

Gazing across pop music’s stale horizons, past all the cynical ineptitude, pseudo-intellectual solemnity, neurotic regression and dismal deadends for great bands, there is one figure whoRead More

Lick My Decals Off Baby releases

Lick My Decals Off Baby releases

1970 US Original on Straight RS 6420 Gatefold lyric insert has full credits rather than on sleeve. 1970 White Label Promo PROMOTION NOT FOR SALE printedRead More

Lick My Decals Off, Baby discography

Lick My Decals Off, Baby discography

Recording details Date – Summer 1970 Studio – United Recording Corp., Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood Producer – Don van Vliet Engineer – Phil Schier Musicians Don vanRead More

Lick My Decals Off, Baby lyrics

Rather than I want to hold your hand, I wanna swallow you whole ‘n I wanna lick you everywhere it’s pink ‘n everywhere you think WholeRead More

Lick My Decals Off, Baby review by Ed Ward

When I first heard Trout Mask Replica, I about puked. What is this shit, I thought. People I met talked about it in glowing terms —Read More

Lick My Decals Off, Baby review by Langdon Winner

In a twilight region which separates laughter from terror and precision from chaos, five men walk along a musical path with a purpose they disclose onlyRead More

Lick My Decals Off, Baby review by Terry Byrnes

It’s probably a tribute to the literary conscience of Reprise Records that they decided to include a copy of Beefheart’s lyrics. Within a year, some lovelyRead More

Lick My Decals Off, Baby telly ad

Lick My Decals Off, Baby telly ad

Well this is pretty special. A television advertisement was made, shown, audiences angered and then banned. As John French comments in The Artist Formerly Known As CaptainRead More

Lick My Vespa Off Baby! by Paul Stevenson

I was a sixteen year old Gong freak – an affliction I still bear now – days would go by as I would entertain my friendsRead More

Metromedia Refuses To Air Captain Beefheart TV Commercial – Charges Album Title ‘Obcsene’

Metromedia Refuses To Air Captain Beefheart TV Commercial – Charges Album Title ‘Obcsene’

A black and white 60-second television commercial for Captain Beefheart’s latest album on Straight/Reprise, Lick My Decals Off, Baby, was refused recently by KTTV in LosRead More

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