don van vliet  a.k.a.  captain beefheart  discography - 


  • an interview with captain beefheart / ry cooder - talking about
        (1971, lp-promo, usa, reprise pro 447)
    • The famous Meatball Fulton interview with Captain Beefheart is on side one, recorded in California, in July 1969.
      Side two has an interview with Ry Cooder.
      Both bands were on a tour together in 1971. Ry Cooder opened for Captain Beefheart.

  • captain beefheart and his magic band: knebworth park - july 5th 1975
       (2005, cd, uk, private release / rock music memorabilia)
    • this album was included in the special box set that got edited in 2005:

      "there must be a better way - frank zappa at knebworth commemorative set"

      written & assembled by freddy bannister
          (2005, box, uk, private release) - limited edition of 200 copies


  • the captain beefheart / frank zappa commemorative set
        (2010, set, uk,
    private release / rock music memorabilia)


Rock Music Memorabilia has produced a commemorative set; in a limited edition of 200 copies; which has recordings from the Captain Beefheart concerts they promoted in 1972 and 1975.
The set contains the following:

  • 1975 programme and flyer from the 1975 knebworth festival featuring captain beefheart

  • 1978 programme and flyer from the 1978 knebworth festival featuring frank zappa

  • 12 pictures of captain beefheart during his 1972 tour and frank zappa at the 1970 bath festival

  • "There Must Be A Better Way", the Freddy Bannister book

  • 8 CDs and a DVD

    • Captain Beefheart At The Albert Hall 23-3-72 (2cds)

    • Captain Beefheart At The Dome Brighton 29-3-72 (1cd)

    • Captain Beefheart At The Manchester Free Trade Hall 1-4-72 (1cd)

    • Captain Beefheart At The Knebworth Festival 5 - 7-75 (1cd)

    • Captain Beefheart At New Victoria Theatre 14/11/75

    • Captain Beefheart At Portsmouth Locarno  1/12/75

    • Frank Zappa At The Rainbow London 10/12/71

    • Frank Zappa At Knebworth 9/9/78

    • DVD Entitled Spirit Of Knebworth