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Record Details

Artist: Captain Beefheart
Title: The Spotlight Kid
Format: 12"
Label: Reprise Records
Cat No: K 44162
Released: Jan 1972
Genres: Blues RockAvantgarde
Status Have
Added To List 28th March 2021
Disc 1 | 12"
No Notes 
A Matrix:
K 44162 A1  
B Matrix:
K 44162 B1  

Additional Information

Comments Recorded at Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles, USA, during May-September 1971.
Released prior to the band's 1972 Spring Tour.
(See Tour Prog in images)

A Warner Bros. Records USA Recording

Lyrics/Beefheart image in black on single-sided white card insert.

Back cover color illustrations of, clockwise, Morton, Fingerling, Rollo and Marimba.
(Art Tripp is mischievously credited as the fourth non-existent drummer Ted Cactus).

Credits sign-off:
"The stars are matter
We're matter
But it doesn't matter"
- Don Van Vliet
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