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August 2nd, 1967: Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band have a debut album and some tour dates

Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band have a debut album and some tour dates

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Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band have released their debut album Safe As Milk, recorded in Los Angeles during spring.

The band were scheduled to play at the Monterey Pop Festival in June, but cancelled at the last minute due to guitarist Ry Cooder's sudden departure from the band, just ahead of the festival.

In support of Safe As Milk, Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band have announced a number of upcoming tour dates, including a show with The Doors on September 30th.

Tour Dates:

September 22nd - Venice, CA

September 23rd - Venice, CA

September 24th - Denver, CO

September 29th - Denver, CO

September 30th - Denver, CO (Supporting The Doors)

October 6th - Hollywood, CA

Listen below to the opening track from Safe As Milk, "Sure 'Nuff 'n Yes I Do" via Spotify.

Safe As Milk:

01 Sure 'Nuff 'n Yes I Do

02 Zig Zag Wanderer

03 Call on Me

04 Dropout Boogie

05 I'm Glad

06 Electricity

07 Yellow Brick Road

08 Abba Zaba

09 Plastic Factory

10 Where There's Woman

11 Grown So Ugly

12 Autumn's Child

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