Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band The Legendary A&M Sessions

Album: "The Legendary A&M Sessions" is an extended play featuring five songs by Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, recorded early in their career for their original record label A&M Records. The EP was released by the company in 1984 after Captain Beefheart had gone into retirement. Source: Wikipedia

 

Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band The Legendary A&M Sessions  

Collector Notes:

 
Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet on January 15, 1941, in Glendale, California, U.S.) is a musician and visual artist, best known by the pseudonym Captain Beefheart. His musical work was mainly conducted with a rotating assembly of musicians called the Magic Band, which was active from the mid-1960s through to the early 1980s. Van Vliet was chiefly a singer and harmonica player, occasionally playing noisy, untrained free jazz-influenced saxophone and keyboards.

Music Genre:

 
Progressive Rock, Acid Psych Rock

Collector's info:

 
"Legendary A&M Sessions" features four tracks taken from the band's earliest singles in 1966, and a fifth track recorded in the same year

Album Production Information:

 
Produced David A. Gates

Label Information:

 
White Label Edsel Records BLIMP 902

Media Format:

 
12" Vinyl EP   Gramophone Record
Album weight: 200 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1986 Made in UK

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Band Members and Musicians on: Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band The Legendary A&M Sessions

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Don van Vliet (Captain Beefheart) vocals, harmonica
  • Doug Moon guitar
  • Richard Hepner guitar
  • Jerry Handley bass
  • Alex St. Clair Snouffer drums (track 14)
  • PG Blakely drums (track 5)

Track Listing of: The Legendary A&M Sessions

The Song/tracks on "The Legendary A&M Sessions" are

  • Diddy Wah Diddy (Willie Dixon, Ellas McDaniel) 2:28
  • Who Do You Think You're Fooling? 2:10
  • Moonchild (David Gates) 2:30
  • Frying Pan 2:05
  • Here I Am I Always Am 2:33