Discontinuous research on Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band since June 1994.
About HPR -
Doc At The Radar Station
A Carrot is as Close as a Rabbit Gets To A Diamond
Run Paint Run Run
Dirty Blue Gene
Best Batch Yet
Flavor Bud Living
Sheriff of Hong Kong
Making Love to a Vampire with a Monkey on my Knee
This is the album's back illustration, and also appears in the CD booklet.
- 1980 UK Original on Virgin V2172
- 1985 UK Re-issue on Virgin OVED 68
- 1980 German (Ariola Euro Pressing) on Virgin 202 870-320
- 1980(?) New Zealand Original on Virgin Records V2172
marketed by RTC - cover as standard issue with logo and RTC Marketed by
RTC P.O. Box 3825, Auckland. Label is Virgin Red/Green but with different
layout and MADE IN NEW ZEALAND. Inner sleeve clear plastic.
- 1980 Australian Original on Virgin L37440(V2172) by Festival Records
Pty. Australia - White Label Test Pressing with Matrix SMX 56823/4 and
VIRGIN VGL 37440 DOCK AT THE RADAR STATION CAPTAIN BEEFHEART block
printed in black on labels. Cover has red sticker with This album
contains language which may be considered offensive. Cover has Manufactured and distributed under license by Festival Records Pty. Limited,
Australia. and THRU festival logo. Clear plastic inner. Did this
release take place or was it cancelled due to collapse of non-UK Virgin?
- 1981 Australian Original on Virgin V2172 by CBS Records Australia
Ltd. (CBS MX 194970/1) - White Label Promo with This record is manufactured for the purpose of promotion only. It remains
the property of CBS Records Australia Limited and is not for sale printed on
centre label and stamped in gold on cover. Clear plastic inner.
- 1980 Japanese issue on Virgin VIP-6966 - back cover and label have MADE IN JAPAN BY VICTOR MUSICAL INDUSTRIES, INC. LICENSED BY VIRGIN RECORDS
LTD., ENGLAND. Has lyric insert with track listing and lyrics, in English
and Japanese, but no OBI. Labels are standard Red on Green/Green on
Red Virgin. Price (Y 2,500) on cover. Inner sleeve is clear plastic.
- 1980 US Original on Virgin (White) VA-13148 - Copy with Promotional Copy NOT FOR SALE message stamped in gold on front cover -
also has DJ timimg strip stuck on front
- Distributed by Atlantic Recording
Corporation, A Warner Communication Company, New York - ©1980
Virgin Records, 43 Perry Street, New York, N.Y.10014