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Captain BeefheartThe Spotlight Kid

Genre:Rock
Style:Blues Rock, Avantgarde
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Tracklist

I'm Gonna Booglarize You Baby4:34
White Jam2:57
Blabber 'N Smoke2:48
When It Blows Its Stacks3:41
Alice In Blunderland3:55
The Spotlight Kid3:21
Click Clack3:31
Grow Fins3:31
There Ain't No Santa Claus On The Evenin' Stage3:13
Glider4:37

Credits (12)

Notes

The only one of Vliet's official releases, during his career, released under his 'solo' name. His art and poetry also features strongly on the back cover. 'The Magic Band' remain unmentioned. Art Tripp gets 2 aliases; Ted Cactus & Ed Marimba.

Released Jan 1972 during the transition of Reprise & Kinney, the UK issues began using the 'K' cat#s and, by 1974, the 'W' lozenge logo began appearing in label radius text. UK 1st issues had lyrics on single-sided inserts, which also featured in a few other country issues (i.e. Germany). The recording was later 'paired' to other albums; 2 Originals Of Captain Beefheart (with "Lick My Decals Off, Baby") [1976], Double Dynamite (with "Clear Spot") [c1976] and The Spotlight Kid / Clear Spot CD [1990 to 2006].

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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 1972, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – MS 2050US1972US1972
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    Reprise Records – K 44162UK1972UK1972
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    Reprise Records – REP 44 162Germany1972Germany1972
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    Reprise Records – 44162, Reprise Records – N° 44 162France1972France1972
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    Reprise Records – RST 2050-BUS1972US1972
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    Reprise Records – MS 2050Australia1972Australia1972
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    Reprise Records – REP 44162Germany1972Germany1972
    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 1972, CassetteThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – 444162, Reprise Records – REP 444 162Germany1972Germany1972
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    Reprise Records – RRC 2050South Africa1972South Africa1972
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    Reprise Records – MS 2050Canada1972Canada1972
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 1972, 8-Track CartridgeThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – M 82050US1972US1972
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 1972, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – MS 2050US1972US1972
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 1972, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – MS 2050, Reprise Records – MS-2050Australia1972Australia1972
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    Reprise Records – RLLP-2014, Reprise Records – RLLP-2.014, Continental (3) – RLLP-2014Brazil1972Brazil1972
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    Reprise Records – 44162 (2050), Reprise Records – N° 44 162France1972France1972
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    Reprise Records – MS 2050US1972US1972
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 1972, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – 44162, Reprise Records – N° 44 162France1972France1972
    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 1972, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – MS 2050US1972US1972
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 1974, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – K44162, Reprise Records – K 44162UK1974UK1974
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    Reprise Records – K44162, Reprise Records – K 44162UK1974UK1974
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 1978, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
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    Charter Line – CTR 26058Italy1978Italy1978
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 1981, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – 44162Greece1981Greece1981
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 2000, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
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    Rhino Records (2) – MS 2050, Reprise Records – MS 2050US2000US2000
    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 2009-07-00, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – MS 2050US2009US2009
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    Reprise Records – MS 2050US2009US2009
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 2014-09-03, CDThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – WQCP-1501, Warner Music – WQCP-1501, Tower Records (4) – WQCP-1501, Rhino Records (2) – WQCP-1501Japan2014Japan2014
    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 2015, CDThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – 081227951238, Rhino Records (2) – 081227951238Europe2015Europe2015
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 2015-09-00, CDThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – R2 2050US2015US2015
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 2016-04-22, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
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    Rhino Records (2) – R1-2050US2016US2016
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 2016, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
    LP, Album, Reissue, 180 Gram
    Reprise Records – 0349791110Europe2016Europe2016
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, 2024-04-20, VinylThe Spotlight Kid
    LP, Album, Reissue, Clear [Spotlight Clear]; LP, Clear [Spotlight Clear]; All Media, Record Store Day, Limited Edition
    Reprise Records – RCV1 726084, Reprise Records – 603497827657Worldwide2024Worldwide2024
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    Reprise Records – MS 2050CanadaCanada
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    Reprise Records – R1-2050, Reprise Records – R1 2050, Reprise Records – 0349791110EuropeEurope
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, , CassetteThe Spotlight Kid
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    Reprise Records – M 52050USUS
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    Cover of The Spotlight Kid, , CassetteThe Spotlight Kid
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    Charter Line – CTR 426058ItalyItaly
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