Who Sang Sweet Sweet Bulbs? Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band

Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band Trout Mask Replica cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1969-11
length: 2:22
producer: Frank Zappa
engineer: Dick Kunc
Lyrics
Sweet sweet sweet sweet bulbs grow in m' latest garden
Warm warm warm warm warm sun fingers wave
In m' latest garden
Flowers dance their faces brave
Come talk freely in the garden of m' lady
Her hominy smile her hominy s_____
Only uh crow would peck
n' uh chicken would scratch
Her lips turned up t' kiss
I see yuh Phoebe baby in yer bonnet
With the sunset written on it
'n the shadow of uh tree
Curled around yuh knee in color
n' just behind yuh was the sea of negativity
Tinklin' like mercury in the wind
Her feet kept by the ground her toes bare brown
Her carriage she'd abandoned like uh hand-me-down
She walked back into nature uh queen uncrowned
She had just recognised herself
To be an heir t' the throne
Her garden gate swings lightly without weight
Open t' most anyone that needs uh little freedom
For God's sake
O' come as many as you can
In dark or light you're free t' grow as flowers
Share her throne 'n use her toothbrush
'n spend some interesting hours

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Frownland
  • 2 The Dust Blows Forward ’n’ The Dust Blows Back
  • 3 Dachau Blues
  • 4 Ella Guru
  • 5 Hair Pie: Bake 1
  • 6 Moonlight on Vermont
  • 7 Pachuco Cadaver
  • 8 Bill’s Corpse
  • 9 Sweet Sweet Bulbs
  • 10 Neon Meate Dream of a Octafish
  • 11 China Pig
  • 12 My Human Gets Me Blues
  • 13 Dali’s Car
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 Hair Pie: Bake 2
  • 2 Pena
  • 3 Well
  • 4 When Big Joan Sets Up
  • 5 Fallin’ Ditch
  • 6 Sugar ’n’ Spikes
  • 7 Ant Man Bee
  • 8 Orange Claw Hammer
  • 9 Wild Life
  • 10 She’s Too Much for My Mirror
  • 11 Hobo Chang Ba
  • 12 The Blimp (Mousetrapreplica)
  • 13 Steal Softly Thru Snow
  • 14 Old Fart at Play
  • 15 Veteran’s Day Poppy

  • Release information
    label: Straight Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin