Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band* ‎– Trout Mask Replica

Label:
Straight ‎– STS 1053, Reprise Records ‎– 2MS 2027
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
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A1 Frownland 1:39
A2 The Dust Blows Forward 'N The Dust Blows Back 2:04
A3 Dachau Blues 2:21
A4 Ella Guru
Effects [Flesh Horn] – Antennae Jimmy Semens
2:23
A5 Hair Pie: Bake 1 4:57
A6 Moonlight On Vermont
Bass Guitar – Gary "Magic" Marker
3:55
B1 Pachuco Cadaver 4:37
B2 Bill's Corpse 1:47
B3 Sweet Sweet Bulbs 2:17
B4 Neon Meate Dream Of A Octafish
Instruments [Musette], Horns [Simran Horn] – Captain Beefheart
2:25
B5 China Pig
Guitar – Doug Moon
3:56
B6 My Human Gets Me Blues 2:42
B7 Dali's Car 1:25
C1 Hair Pie: Bake 2 2:23
C2 Pena
Lead Vocals – Antennae Jimmy Semens
2:31
C3 Well 2:05
C4 When Big Joan Sets Up 5:19
C5 Fallin' Ditch 2:03
C6 Sugar 'N Spikes 2:29
C7 Ant Man Bee
Saxophone [Simultaneous Tenor & Soprano] – Captain Beefheart
3:55
D1 Orange Claw Hammer 3:35
D2 Wild Life 3:07
D3 She's Too Much For My Mirror 1:42
D4 Hobo Chang Ba 2:01
D5 The Blimp (Mousetrap Replica)
Narrator – Antennae Jimmy SemensVoice [Intro] – Frank Zappa
2:04
D6 Steal Softly Thru Snow 2:13
D7 Old Fart At Play 1:54
D8 Veteran's Day Poppy
Bass Guitar – Gary "Magic" Marker
4:30

Credits

Notes

Notes, information and credits taken from this release of Trout Mask Replica but this one has different runout matrices.

'Straight' original gatefold sleeve issue, containing the reissue '3300 Warner Blvd 'mini W logo' tan vinyl labels housed in Warner "Loss Leaders" promo liners marked copyright 1974- Warner Bros. Records Inc R-4.

The sleeve is cat# STS 1053, the vinyl is cat# 2MS 2027.

No lyric sheet insert is included (which appeared only in early US releases).

D5 -"The Blimp"
(The intro voice is that of Zappa, recorded via a telephone link to Zappa's studio - with Antennae Jimmy Semens narrating from Vliet's script over the 'phone from the 'Magic Band house'. A field-to-studio recording on which members of 'The Mothers' are performing)

A4: "Flesh Horn" is a Vliet affectation for the 'cupped hand'-to-the-mouth (hence flesh), used to create a 'vocalised horn' effect.
B4: The wind instrument "Musette" credited on sleeve is a shortened version of an "Oboe Musette".
The expression 'steel appendage' guitar is another affectation for a steel finger-tube, used as a slide on the fret. A glass tube (or bottle-neck) is used for 'glass-finger' credit.

Drummer, John 'Drumbo' French, was not credited on this album.
(It is now accepted that his transcription of Beefheart's concepts/score for other band members was fundamental in its production. See vast notes in 'Grow Fins' CD box set or vinyl album set).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side run-out, hand-etched): 2MS-2027-A 31041-1A (STS-1053-1 [scratched out]) 1A SX E
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side run-out, hand-etched): 2MS-2027 31042 (SHBH [circled])
  • Matrix / Runout (C-Side run-out, hand-etched): 2MS-2027 31043
  • Matrix / Runout (D-Side run-out, hand-etched): 2MS-2027 31044

Other Versions (5 of 71) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
STS 1053, 2 STS 1053 Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band* Trout Mask Replica(2xLP, Album, Aut) Straight, Straight STS 1053, 2 STS 1053 US 1969 Sell This Version
STS 1053, 2MS 2027 Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band* Trout Mask Replica(2xLP, Album, RE) Straight, Reprise Records STS 1053, 2MS 2027 US 1974 Sell This Version
2MS 2027 Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band* Trout Mask Replica(2xLP, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records, Reprise Records 2MS 2027 US 1989 Sell This Version
CRJ 2027 Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band* Trout Mask Replica(Cass, Album) Reprise Records CRJ 2027 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
2MS 2027, 2MS-2027 Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band* Trout Mask Replica(2xLP, Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records 2MS 2027, 2MS-2027 Australia 1972 Sell This Version

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