- Art Direction – Tom Wilkes (2)
- Bass Guitar – Jerry Handley
- Drums – John French
- Engineer – Bill Lazerus, Gene Shiveley
- Guitar – Alex St. Claire*, Jeff Cotton
- Lead Vocals, Harmonica [Mouthharp], Arranged By, Written-By – Don Van Vliet
- Mastered By – ✳T
- Photography By – Guy Webster
- Producer – Bob Krasnow
Recorded April 25 through May 2, 1968 at Sunset Sound, Hollywood, Calif.
Liberty Records Limited London W1.
(Blue/Black 'Liberty Stereo' [logo] LBS 83172E)
Label radius text ends "A product of Liberty/UA Records Ltd. England".
This is the Liberty black label stereo issue in UK stereo logo gatefold cover (with the dull red/green Beefheart postage stamp - see images).
4 other "LBS 83712" UK versions exist, all with blue labels.
(In the stamp photos Vliet, Handley & Snouffer are wearing custom outfits designed by a boutique on Santa Monica Boulevard. Gerry McGee also had a custom outfit, but was replaced by Cotton before this photo-session).
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (A-Side run-out, stamped): LBS 83172 A-1 ✳T
- Matrix / Runout (A-Side Mother & Stamper): C 1
- Matrix / Runout (B-Side run-out, stamped): LBS 83172 B-1 ✳T
- Matrix / Runout (B-Side Mother & Stamper): D 1
Other Versions (5 of 37) View All
|Stereo S1, BTS 1||Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band*||Strictly Personal (LP, Album, Hol)||Blue Thumb Records, Blue Thumb Records||Stereo S1, BTS 1||US||1968||Sell This Version|
|LN 66141||Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band||Strictly Personal (LP, Album, RE)||Liberty Records (3)||LN 66141||Canada||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|QIAG-70032||Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band*||Strictly Personal (CD, Album, RE, RM, SHM)||Capitol Records||QIAG-70032||Japan||2011||Sell This Version|
|SLS 50208||Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band||Strictly Personal (LP, Album, RE)||Sunset Records||SLS 50208||UK||1971||Sell This Version|
|7243 8 29654 2 8||Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band*||Strictly Personal (CD, Album, RP, Son)||Liberty, EMI||7243 8 29654 2 8||UK||Unknown||Sell This Version|