bill harkleroad a.k.a. zoot horn rollo



1998, SAF Publishing released "Lunar Notes", Bill Harkleroad's book on his time with Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band.

October 2002, Bill Harkleroad mentioned in an interview with Patrick Neve at Patrick's radio show  ('The Big Note', Campus Radio, Eugene, Oregon - also on the internet) that he had gotten together with Denny Walley, Mark Boston and John French to reform the Magic Band. Unfortunately, when the project got real, Bill couldn't make it.



  captain beefheart & his magic band: trout mask replica
    (1969, 2lp, usa, straight)

  captain beefheart & the magic band: lick my decals off, baby
    (1970, lp, usa, straight)

  captain beefheart: the spotlight kid
    (1972, lp, usa, reprise)

  captain beefheart and the magic band: clear spot
    (1972, lp, usa, reprise)

  captain beefheart and the magic band: unconditionally guaranteed
    (1974, lp, usa, mercury)

1 mallard: mallard
    (1975, lp, ??, virgin records  v2045) - feat. art tripp III, incl.
'peon' (van vliet) & songs co-written by john french
2 mallard: in a different climate
    (1976, lp, ??, virgin records  v2077)
  mallard: mallard / in a different climate  // compilation
(1994, cd, ??, virgin cdovd 442-7243 8 39538 2 0) - feat. a. tripp, incl.
'peon' (van vliet) & songs by john french
  john french: waiting on the flame
    (1995, cd, uk, demon records fiendcd 759) - feat.bill harkleroad
  the institute of formal research: file under subconscious
    (1997, cd, uk, bubblehead records bh005) - feat.zoot horn rollo
  captain beefheart & his magic band: grow fins - rarities [1965-1982]
    (1999, 5cd-box, usa, revenant records revenant 210)

  captain beefheart & his magic band: grow fins vol.II: trout mask house sessions
    (1999, 2lp, usa, xeric)

  various artists: cucamonga
    (2000, usa, book + cd, emigre) - incl. zoot horn rollo: 'don's secret'
1 zoot horn rollo: we saw a bozo under the sea
    (2001, cd, usa, private release)
  captain beefheart & his magic band: grow fins vol.III: grow fins
    (2001, 2lp, usa, xeric)

  captain beefheart: magnetic hands
    (2002, cd, uk, viper cd 011)
  rockette morton: love space
    (2003, cd, usa, bs8981) - feat. zoot horn rollo
  captain beefheart: railroadism
    (2003, cd, uk, viper cd 015)

  captain beefheart and the magic band: live at bickershaw festival
    (2007, cd, uk, ozitcd9006)

  john french: city of refuge
    (2008, cd, uk, proper records) - feat.bill harkleroad, mark boston, greg davidson & john thomas

  ant-bee: electronic church muzik
    (2011, cd, usa, barking moondog records bmr1) - feat. various zappa & beefheart alumni
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  captain beefheart and the magic band: translucent fresnel - live 72/73 - the nans true's hole tapes
    (2011, 2lp, uk, ozit dandelion records lp 8008)

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  captain beefheart: nan true's hole tapes vol.2
    (2011, cd, uk, ozit / dandelion records cd9009)

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  from straight to bizarre
    (2012, dvd, uk, chrome dreams)

  william shatner: ponder the mystery
    (2013, cd, usa, cleopatra records) - feat. steve vai, george duke, zoot horn rollo

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  captain beefheart & the magic band: live from vancouver 1973
    (2014, cd, uk, gonzo gzo106cd)

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  don van vliet & the magic band: rough, raw and amazing
    (2015, 2lp, uk, ozit records) - "record store day 2015" release. limited edition on yellow vinyl

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lunar notes

by bill harkleroad (and billy james)
    (1998, book, uk, saf publishing)

"lunar notes" is a book about bill harkleroad's (aka zoot horn rollo) captain beefheart experience.  written by bill harkleroad and billy james (aka ant-bee).

The book got re-released in 2013.

The picture on the right was included with the press release of the announcement of the "Lunar Notes" 2013 re-release by the Gonzo Media Group.






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