Beat Club television performance 1972

Beat Club television performance 1972

For many years, a classic performance of I’m Gonna Booglarize You Baby from German television show Beat Club in 1972, circulated among fans. Then in 2012Read More

Blabber ‘N Smoke lyrics

All you ever do is blabber ‘n smoke There’s ah big pain in your window ‘N all your waters turn t’ rope It gonna hang youRead More

Caution – Liquid Drums… by Voot Zombo

While standing outside the theatre waiting to get in to see Beefheart just after the release of The Spotlight Kid, the road crew was bringing theRead More

Click Clack lyrics

Two trains Two railroad tracks One goin’ ‘n the other one comin’ back There goes my baby on that ole train I say come back comeRead More

Drink Paint Run Run lyrics

Carry me and my baby to colored land Drink paint run run Drink paint run run When the sun goes down, we’ll be done Drink paintRead More

Funeral Hill lyrics

You know how it feels When you’re layin flat on your back And they’re puttin’ flowers (up) on ya Down on Funeral Hill That’s where thereRead More

Glider lyrics

Into the sun in my glider There’s a shadow beside her Up ‘n’ down through the blues Clouds give me my silent cues I’m up inRead More

Grow Fins lyrics

Now here ya come baby With yer tail draggin’ the gravy Y’ know yer P’s ‘n Q’s What ya don’t know baby Is you givin’ meRead More

I’m Gonna Booglarize You Baby lyrics

The moon was a drip on a dark hood ‘N they were drivin’ around ‘n around Vital Willy tol’ Weepin’ Milly I’m gonna booglarize you babyRead More

Kiss Me My Love lyrics

Two lips in a haystack And the moon up above It’s dark and you’re blushing Aren’t you my love The crickets are fiddling About in theRead More

Messin’ with the Kid

Messin’ with the Kid

I have great respect for anyone who attempts to cover any of Beefheart’s songs. So what do you say when someone decides to cover a wholeRead More

Messin’ with the Kid by Benjamin Horrendous

Messin’ with the Kid by Benjamin Horrendous

  Song list: 1. I’m Gonna Booglarise Ya, Baby 2. White Jam 3. Blabber ‘n Smoke 4. When It Blows Its Stacks 5. Alice in BlunderlandRead More

Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972

Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972

Song List Disc 1 – Lick My Decals Off, Baby (1970) [as original release] Disc 2 – The Spotlight Kid (1971) [as original release] Disc 3Read More

The Spotlight Kid / Clear Spot Review by Jim Washburn

More undiluted examples of Captain Beefheart’s singular genius can be heard on his “Trout Mask Replica” and “Lick My Decals Off” albums, but this pair ofRead More

The Spotlight Kid discography

The Spotlight Kid discography

Recording details Date – Autumn 1971 Studio – The Record Plant, Los Angeles Producer – Don Van Vliet Engineer – Phil Schier Musicians Don Van VlietRead More

The Spotlight Kid lyrics

Said the momma t’ the baby in the corn You are my first born You shall here on in be known as The Spotlight Kid ‘NRead More

The Spotlight Kid releases

The Spotlight Kid releases

1972 UK Original on Reprise K44162 With lyric sheet 1972 German Original on Reprise REP44162 High gloss cover. White Label Trade Sample with “Unverkäufl” (not forRead More

The Spotlight Kid review by Colman Andrews

Who’s the greatest white blues singer in America today? Shame on you if you said John Hammond or Dave Van Ronk or maybe Kate Taylor. IfRead More

The Spotlight Kid review by Lester Bangs

“Said the Mama to the baby in the corn/’You are my first-born/That shall hereon in be known/As the Spotlight Kid.’” That’s how the title song ofRead More

The Spotlight Kid review from Stereo Review

Captain Beefheart is about six years ahead of his time; his early material was cut in 1965 and still sounds advanced today. The main influences onRead More

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