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Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band - The Spotlight Kid / Clear Spot (CD)


  1. The next two records, The Spotlight Kid (simply credited to "Captain Beefheart") and Clear Spot (credited to "Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band"), were both released in The atmosphere of The Spotlight Kid is, according to one critic, "definitely relaxed and fun, maybe one step up from a jam". And though "things do sound maybe just a little too blasé", "Beefheart at Born: January 15, , Glendale, California, U.S.
  2. Apr 13,  · The recording was later 'paired' to other albums; 2 Originals Of Captain Beefheart (with "Lick My Decals Off, Baby"), Double Dynamite (with "Clear Spot") [c] and The Spotlight Kid / Clear Spot CD [ to ]/5().
  3. Jul 18,  · referencing Clear Spot, LP, Album, Emb, K "Clear Spot" - one of the more 'accessible' albums of Beefheart's career - radically packaged for its time in a 'Clear Spot' embossed clear wallet, with an insert and no vinyl liner. Looking rather like a 'black spot in a polyethylene bag' and soon replaced by a standard sleeve/5().
  4. The Magic Band (Reunion) John French, Mark Boston, Denny Walley and others get together to celebrate Don’s music and play it live; See full Magic Band info; Herb Bermann. Not strictly speaking a Magic Band member, but he did co-write a number of songs with Don; See full Herb Bermann info; Jimmy Carl Black. AKA: Indian Ink; See full Jimmy Carl.
  5. The Magic Band was at a high point (Though Zoot Horn Rollo says that they didnt' play that well on Spotlight Kid, he recommends Clear Spot) the guitars are groovin' the tracks are exciting and Beefheart's Howlin' Wolf-esque vocals are brilliant on this pair of records. There are standout tracks all over this collection/5().
  6. AllMusic Review by Steve Huey This two-fer compiles two Beefheart albums originally released in The Spotlight Kid was a stripped-down, slide-guitar-filled move toward Beefheart 's beloved Delta blues, dark in outlook and more traditional in approach, although it was still distinctly Beefheart 's take on the blues.9/
  7. Following the experimental and challenging Trout Mask Replica in , and its follow-up Lick My Decals Off, Baby, Captain Beefheart released The Spotlight Kid, the first album credited solely to himself with no mention of his Magic Band - despite the core members being equally involved as on previous records.
  8. Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band: Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band - The Spotlight Kid / Clear Spot ‎ (CD, Comp, RE, RM, Unofficial) Reprise Records (2) Russia: Unknown: Sell This Version/5().

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