Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band release their twelfth and final album : ‘Ice Cream for Crow’ (1982)
‘Ice Cream for Crow’ by Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band is their twelfth and final studio album released in September 1982 by Epic, Virgin.
Track listing : 1.Ice Cream for Crow (Don Van Vliet) – 04:35 . 2.The Host the Ghost the Most Holy-O (Don Van Vliet) – 02:25 . 3.Semi-Multicoloured Caucasian (Don Van Vliet) – 04:20 . 4.Hey Garland, I Dig Your Tweed Coat (Don Van Vliet) – 03:13 . 5.Evening Bell (Don Van Vliet) – 02:00 . 6.Cardboard Cutout Sundown (Don Van Vliet) – 02:38 . 7.The Past Sure Is Tense (Don Van Vliet) – 03:21 . 8.Ink Mathematics (Don Van Vliet) – 01:40 . 9.The Witch Doctor Life (Don Van Vliet) – 02:38 . 10.’81 Poop Hatch (Don Van Vliet) – 02:39 . 11.The Thousandth and Tenth Day of the Human Totem Pole (Don Van Vliet) – 05:42 . 12.Skeleton Makes Good (Don Van Vliet) – 02:18 .
Musicians : Don Van Vliet (Captain Beefheart) – Vocals, Harmonica, Soprano Sax, Chinese Gongs, Prop Horn . Jeff Moris Tepper – Steel Appendage Guitar, Slide Guitar, Acoustic Guitar . Gary Lucas – Glass–Finger Guitar, Slide Guitar, Guitar, National Steel Duolian . Richard “Midnight Hatsize” Snyder – Bass Guitar, Marimba, Viola . Cliff R. Martinez – Drums, Shake Bouquet, Glass Washboard, Metal Drums . Eric Drew Feldman – Rhodes Piano, Synthesized Bass .
Production Produced by Don Van Vliet . Janet Van Vliet & Jeff M. Tepper – Production assistance . Don Van Vliet – Arranger . Phil Brown – Engineer & Mastering .
Recorded May–June, 1982 at Warner Brothers Studios, North Hollywood, California .
Released in September 1982 by Epic, Virgin.