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|The Captain's Birthday Party|
|Live album by|
|Recorded||27 November 1977|
|Venue||The Roundhouse, London|
|Label|| Castle Music |
|The Damned chronology|
The Captain's Birthday Party is a live recording by The Damned. It was recorded in November 1977 at The Roundhouse, in London and released in June 1986 on 12" blue vinyl, Remixed by Chris Heester and Engineer by Colin James for Stiff Records Ltd. In 2002, this album was released on CD by Sanctuary Records.
Shortly afterwards re-issued as Not The Captain's Birthday Party? , with the addition of "I Fall" among the tracks.
The Damned are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1976 by lead vocalist Dave Vanian, guitarist Brian James, bassist Captain Sensible, and drummer Rat Scabies. They were the first punk rock band from the United Kingdom to release a single, "New Rose" (1976), release an album, Damned Damned Damned (1977), and tour the United States. They have nine singles that charted on the UK Singles Chart Top 40.
Damned Damned Damned is the debut studio album by English punk rock band the Damned. It was released on 18 February 1977 by Stiff Records. Produced by Nick Lowe, Damned Damned Damned was the first full-length album released by a UK punk group.
Christopher John Millar, known by his stage name Rat Scabies, is a musician best known as the drummer for English punk rock band the Damned.
Not of This Earth is the eighth studio album by The Damned. It is often called I'm Alright Jack & The Beanstalk.
"New Rose" is the first single by British punk rock group the Damned, released on 22 October 1976 on Stiff Records, and in 1977 in the Netherlands, Germany and France. It is considered to be the first single by a British punk group.
The Black Album was the fourth album by the Damned, and the first to feature Paul Gray on bass guitar. It was released in 3 November 1980 on Chiswick as a double album, with "Curtain Call" filling the whole of side 3, and a selection of live tracks recorded at Shepperton Studios for Damned fan club members on side 4. The song "13th Floor Vendetta" paid tribute to the film The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971), opening with the lyrics "...the organ plays to midnight on Maldine Square tonight".
Final Damnation is a live album by the Damned. The album was recorded at The Town & Country Club in London on 13 June 1988. It was originally released in August 1989 by Essential, and was later re-released on DVD.
"Bomber" is a song by the English heavy metal band Motörhead, recorded and released in 1979. It is the title track to their album Bomber and was released as a single peaking at 34 on the UK singles chart.
Not The Captain's Birthday Party? is an album released on July 1986 by The Damned. The album is based on a live performance recorded by Engineer Tony Taverner, using La Maison Rouge mobile, on 27 November 1977 at the Roundhouse.
"Thanks for the Night" is a single by the Damned, released in May 1984.
"Neat Neat Neat" is the second single by punk rock band the Damned, released 18 February 1977 on Stiff Records, simultaneously with their debut album Damned Damned Damned.
"Stretcher Case Baby" is a limited edition single by the Damned, released 3 July 1977 on Stiff Records.
"Problem Child" is a single by the Damned, released 28 September 1977 by Stiff Records as a preview for the band's second album, Music for Pleasure. The tracks were produced by Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, and were the first to be released featuring new member Lu Edmunds. The single again failed to chart in the official UK Top 75, though it did reach No. 27 on the NME chart, which used a different sample of record shops.
"Don't Cry Wolf" is a single by the Damned.
"I Just Can't Be Happy Today" is a song by the Damned from their 1979 album, Machine Gun Etiquette. Released as a single in November on Chiswick Records, it peaked at No. 46 in the UK Singles Chart.
"Prokofiev" was a single by the Damned, released in November 1991 on the Skinnies Cut label.
"Wait for the Blackout" is a single by The Damned. Initially, Chiswick issued Wait for the Blackout instead of The History of the World Part 1 as a single to promote The Black Album in Spain, with "Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde" as the B-side.
The Light at the End of the Tunnel is a double compilation album by the Damned, released by MCA in 1987 as a retrospective collection. The same name was also given to a concurrently released video cassette and an approved band biography by Carol Clerk.
Live Shepperton 1980 is a 1982 album by The Damned. The first live album from the band.
Live at the 100 Club is a live album by The Damned, recorded on 6 July 1976 at London's 100 Club. The album was released in 2007, originally included as a bonus disc with the 30th Anniversary Deluxe version of The Damned's debut album, Damned Damned Damned, and later on vinyl, limited to 1,000 LPs.