1999 Release of Safe As Milk with Bonus Tracks

1999 Release of Safe As Milk with Bonus Tracks

Track list As the original Safe As Milk, but also with: Safe As Milk (take 5) On Tomorrow Big Black Baby Shoes Flower pot Dirty BlueRead More

1999 Simply Vinyl reissue of “Safe As Milk”

Track list: Side 1: Sure ‘Nuff N Yes I Do Zig Zag Wanderer Call On Me Dropout Boogie I’m Glad Electricity Side 2 Yellow Brick RoadRead More

50th Anniversary of Safe As Milk

50th Anniversary of Safe As Milk

Is it really 50 years since I first heard the Safe As Milk album? Well, yes it is and I still play it regularly. It stillRead More

Abba Zaba lyrics

Long before song before song blues Babbette baboon [repeat] abba zaba zoom Two shadows at Noon, Babbette baboon [repeat] Comin’ over pretty soon, Babbette baboon Run,Read More

Abba Zaba song notes from Gary Marker

My musings on the meaning of the lyrics for that particular song aren’t my personal interpretation, I’m merely relaying what Don Van Vliet told me thatRead More

Autumn’s Child lyrics

Go back ten years ago, sunbeams dancin’ round Go back ten yeas ago, sunbeams dancin’ down Autumn’s child Autumn’s child Autumn’s child got a loophole ’roundRead More

Bertelsmann gets religion by resurrecting the old Buddha record label reincarnated with a new mission

BMG-owned Buddha Records will debut in the spring with expanded, newly remastered reissues of such out-of-print works as Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band’s Safe asRead More

Call On Me lyrics

Call on me whenever you’re lonely and blue In my house whenever you need me to call on you At any time baby that you needRead More

Cannes beach performance on Bouton Rouge 1968

Cannes beach performance on Bouton Rouge 1968

On 27 January 1968 Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band performed on the beach at Cannes, France, in front of the Martinez Hotel. They were inRead More

Cosmic soldier back in the fray with new discs by Tom Moon

Oh, the yin and yang of it all. At the exact moment the music industry is overrun with homogenized teen harmonisers, along comes a grizzled, determinedlyRead More

Dropout Boogie lyrics

You wanna do what?, you wanna do what? I told you what, I told you what You wanna do what?, you wanna do what? I toldRead More

Electricity lyrics

Singin through you to me Thunder-bolts caught easily Shouts the truth peacefully E-LEC-TRI-CITY High-voltage man kisses night to bring the light to those who need t’Read More

Grown So Ugly by Robert Pete Williams lyrics

I got up this morning And I put on my shoes I tied my shoes Then I washed my face I went to the mirror ForRead More

I’m Glad lyrics

(so sad baby so glad girl) When you first came round I was sad My head hung down I felt really bad Now I’m glad, gladRead More

Mirror Man Mini Me

Mirror Man Mini Me

Two of Beefheart’s earliest albums have been given the Japanese mini LP treatment. You can now get exact copies of the original Safe As Milk andRead More

My Smile Is Stuck by Steve Froy

Why do I like Beefheart? Hmmm……. not easy to answer. Maybe I should start with ‘how’… I think my story will be echoed by other fansRead More

Mystery Man From The Magic Band by Herb Bermann

Mystery Man From The Magic Band by Herb Bermann

A look at the new book from Herb Bermann, Don’s co-writer on Safe As Milk. It’s not that long ago that many people thought that HerbRead More

Plastic Factory lyrics

Phos’phrous chimney burnin’ Mortal man’s a’ learnin’ Time n’ space a’ turnin’ Motor’s n’ men a’ churnin’ fac’trys no place f’ me boss man, let me be WindRead More

Safe As Milk – Advertising

Safe As Milk – Advertising

The Safe As Milk baby featured in the 27 May 1967 edition of Cashbox: … and in the 17 June 1967 edition of Billboard; This version has theRead More

Safe As Milk / Mirror Man combinations / track re-orderings

1977 UK SAM/MM Combination Re-issue as Beefheart File of SAM/MM on Pye FILD 008 Two inner sleeves contain “rare” photos and informative article by Connor McKnightRead More

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