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* CallOnMe: "Call On Me".



** The second track of his album is called "Safe As Milk", reference Beefheart's debut album ''Music/SafeAsMilk''.
** Near the end of "Trust Us" Beefheart's Son House imitation from the first track "Ah Feel Like Ahcid" reappears again and near the end of the album he comes back a final time saying: "I ain't blue no more, it's like heaven I said, I said."

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** The second track of his this album is called "Safe As Milk", reference Beefheart's debut album ''Music/SafeAsMilk''.
** Near the end of "Trust Us" Us", Beefheart's Son House imitation from the first track "Ah Feel Like Ahcid" reappears again again, and near the end of the album album, he comes back a final time saying: "I ain't blue no more, it's like heaven I said, I said."


'''Strictly Personal''' is a 1968 album by Music/CaptainBeefheart and the Magic Band. [[WhatCouldHaveBeen It was originally going to be called]]: [[OverlyLongTitle "It Comes To You In A Plain Brown Wrapper"]] and the album art work still reminds of that concept. Because Beefheart's label Buddah Records didn't like the album Beefheart was forced to sign a contract with another label, Blue Thumb. He and his band re-recorded their songs, while producer Bob Krasnow added a PsychedelicRock sound.

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'''Strictly Personal''' ''Strictly Personal'' is a 1968 album by Music/CaptainBeefheart and the Magic Band. [[WhatCouldHaveBeen It was originally going to be called]]: [[OverlyLongTitle "It Comes To You In A Plain Brown Wrapper"]] and the album art work still reminds of that concept. Because Beefheart's label Buddah Records didn't like the album Beefheart was forced to sign a contract with another label, Blue Thumb. He and his band re-recorded their songs, while producer Bob Krasnow added a PsychedelicRock sound.

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* PackagedAsOtherMedium: The album cover is designed to look like a letter.

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[[AC:Side One]]


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[[AC:Side Two]]


After the album failed to sell well Beefheart blamed it on ExecutiveMeddling on behalf of Krasnow. Beefheart felt so disillusioned that he wanted to quit the music industry for good, but as history would have it Zappa who produce his next album ''Music/TroutMaskReplica'' (1969), which gave Beefheart total creative freedom and made him a household name in alternative rock circles. As a result Buddah Records ''did'' release the initially rejected recordings in 1971 as the album "Mirror Man". In 1999 they brought out an expanded version named "The Mirror Man" Sessions", with five additional tracks. A [[GreatestHitsAlbum CompilationAlbum]], "I May Be Hungry But I Sure Ain't Weird" (1992) contained eleven of the original cuts taken from master tapes.

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After the album failed to sell well Beefheart blamed it on ExecutiveMeddling on behalf of Krasnow. Beefheart felt so disillusioned [[CreatorBacklash that he wanted to quit the music industry for good, good]], but as history would have it Zappa who produce his next album ''Music/TroutMaskReplica'' (1969), which gave Beefheart total creative freedom and made him a household name in alternative rock circles. As a result Buddah Records ''did'' release the initially rejected recordings in 1971 as the album "Mirror Man". In 1999 they brought out an expanded version named "The Mirror Man" Sessions", with five additional tracks. A [[GreatestHitsAlbum CompilationAlbum]], "I May Be Hungry But I Sure Ain't Weird" (1992) contained eleven of the original cuts taken from master tapes.



* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: "Kandy Korn".

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* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: "Kandy Korn".AlliterativeTitle: "'''A'''h Feel Like '''A'''hcid", "'''K'''andy '''K'''orn", "'''B'''eatle '''B'''ones and '''S'''mokin' '''S'''tones".



* ExecutiveMeddling: Beefheart claimed the album was a victim of this, though he only said it after it failed to become a commercial success.



* FoodSongsAreFunny: "Kandy Korn".

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* FoodSongsAreFunny: "Kandy Korn".


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* NonAppearingTitle: The album title doesn't appear in any of the lyrics.


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--> ''You gotta trust us''
--> ''When you need a friend''

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* FaceOnTheCover: The band are seen in the form of stamps.


* RealLifeWritesThePlot: "Gimme Dat Harp Boy" was inspired by Beefheart and his band attending a Music/CannedHeat and Beefheart getting so frustrated at the performance that he yelled: "Gimme that harp, boy!"

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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: "Gimme Dat Harp Boy" was inspired by Beefheart and his band attending a Music/CannedHeat concert and Beefheart getting so frustrated at the performance that he yelled: "Gimme that harp, boy!"


!! ''You gotta trope us!!''

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!! ''You !!''"You gotta trope us!!''us!!"'':


* FatComedyRelief: "Gimme Dat Harp Boy"

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* FatComedyRelief: FatComicRelief: "Gimme Dat Harp Boy"


After the album failed to sell well Beefheart blamed it on ExecutiveMeddling on behalf of Krasnow. Beefheart felt so disillusioned that he wanted to quit the music industry for good, but as history would have it Zappa who produce his next album ''Music/TroutMaskReplica'' (1969), which gave Beefheart total creative freedom and made him a household name in alternative rock circles. As a result Buddah Records ''did'' release the initially rejected recordings in 1971 as the album "Mirror Man". In 1999 they brought out an expanded version named "The Mirror Man" Sessions", with five additional tracks. Another CompilationAlbum, "I May Be Hungry But I Sure Ain't Weird" (1992) contained eleven of the original cuts taken from master tapes.

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After the album failed to sell well Beefheart blamed it on ExecutiveMeddling on behalf of Krasnow. Beefheart felt so disillusioned that he wanted to quit the music industry for good, but as history would have it Zappa who produce his next album ''Music/TroutMaskReplica'' (1969), which gave Beefheart total creative freedom and made him a household name in alternative rock circles. As a result Buddah Records ''did'' release the initially rejected recordings in 1971 as the album "Mirror Man". In 1999 they brought out an expanded version named "The Mirror Man" Sessions", with five additional tracks. Another CompilationAlbum, A [[GreatestHitsAlbum CompilationAlbum]], "I May Be Hungry But I Sure Ain't Weird" (1992) contained eleven of the original cuts taken from master tapes.

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[[caption-width-right:350:All brothers of tomorrow...]]

'''Strictly Personal''' is a 1968 album by Music/CaptainBeefheart and the Magic Band. [[WhatCouldHaveBeen It was originally going to be called]]: [[OverlyLongTitle "It Comes To You In A Plain Brown Wrapper"]] and the album art work still reminds of that concept. Because Beefheart's label Buddah Records didn't like the album Beefheart was forced to sign a contract with another label, Blue Thumb. He and his band re-recorded their songs, while producer Bob Krasnow added a PsychedelicRock sound.

After the album failed to sell well Beefheart blamed it on ExecutiveMeddling on behalf of Krasnow. Beefheart felt so disillusioned that he wanted to quit the music industry for good, but as history would have it Zappa who produce his next album ''Music/TroutMaskReplica'' (1969), which gave Beefheart total creative freedom and made him a household name in alternative rock circles. As a result Buddah Records ''did'' release the initially rejected recordings in 1971 as the album "Mirror Man". In 1999 they brought out an expanded version named "The Mirror Man" Sessions", with five additional tracks. Another CompilationAlbum, "I May Be Hungry But I Sure Ain't Weird" (1992) contained eleven of the original cuts taken from master tapes.

'''Tracklist'''
# "Ah Feel Like Ahcid" (3:05)
# "Safe As Milk" (5:27)
# "Trust Us" (8:09)
# "Son Of Mirror Man- Mere Man" (5:20)
# "On Tomorrow" (3:27)
# "Beatle Bones 'n' Smokin' Stones" (3:18)
# "Gimme Dat Harp Boy" (5:05)
# "Kandy Korn" (5:06)

'''Personnel'''
* Don Van Vliet - vocals, harmonica
* Alex St. Clair - guitar
* Jerry Handley - bass guitar
* John French - drums
* Jeff Cotton - guitar

!! ''You gotta trope us!!''
* AliceAllusion: "Beatle Bones 'N' Smokin' Stones"
--> ''Caterpillars and Cheshire cats''.
* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: "Kandy Korn".
* {{Blues}}: Like most of Beefheart's albums it starts off with blues music, but then it changes into bizarre territories.
* CallOnMe: "Call On Me".
* CreatorThumbprint: Vliet was said to have enjoyed candy a lot, which led to the writing of "Kandy Korn".
* ContinuityNod:
** The second track of his album is called "Safe As Milk", reference Beefheart's debut album ''Music/SafeAsMilk''.
** Near the end of "Trust Us" Beefheart's Son House imitation from the first track "Ah Feel Like Ahcid" reappears again and near the end of the album he comes back a final time saying: "I ain't blue no more, it's like heaven I said, I said."
* DesignStudentsOrgasm: The album cover, designed in the shape of a letter.
* EpicRocking: The 8:09 "Trust Us".
* ExecutiveMeddling: Beefheart claimed the album was a victim of this, though he only said it after it failed to become a commercial success.
* FatComedyRelief: "Gimme Dat Harp Boy"
--> ''Gimme dat harp boy, ain't no fat man's toy''.
* FoodSongsAreFunny: "Kandy Korn".
* IAmXSonOfY: "Son Of Mirror Man".
* InTheStyleOf: The album cover is done in the style of a letter, with the band members appearing in the form of stamps.
* ItsPersonal: Strictly!
* MercyKill: "Trust Us"
--> ''Let the dying die and let the lying lie''
* MundaneMadeAwesome: "Kandy Korn", a song about the sweetcorn Kandy Korn.
* NewSoundAlbum: Compared to Beefheart's debut album the overall sound is much more spacy and trippy in line with the PsychedelicRock sound that was very popular near the end of the sixties.
* TheParody: "Beatle Bones 'N' Smokin' Stones" is a parody of ''Strawberry Fields Forever'' by Music/TheBeatles from ''Music/MagicalMysteryTour''. Music/JohnLennon, a fan of ''Music/SafeAsMilk'', heard this song and wasn't amused.
* PowerOfTrust: "Trust Us".
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: "Gimme Dat Harp Boy" was inspired by Beefheart and his band attending a Music/CannedHeat and Beefheart getting so frustrated at the performance that he yelled: "Gimme that harp, boy!"
* RecordProducer: Bob Krasnow.
* ShoutOut:
** The album starts with Beefheart imitating blues musician Son House and directly quoting lines from his signature song "Death Letter Blues".
** "Beatle Bones 'n' Smokin' Stones" references Music/TheBeatles, more specifically "Strawberry Fields Forever", and Music/TheRollingStones. It also refers to caterpillars and Cheshire cats, a wink to ''Literature/AliceInWonderland''.
** Music/TheFall covered "Strictly Personal" in 1996.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: "Kandy Korn" instead of "candy corn".
* StockSoundEffects: Near the end of "Ah Feel Like Ahcid" heart beats can be heard.
* TakeThat: "Beatle Bones N' Smokin' Stones" was said to have been written in reaction to Music/TheBeatles' "Strawberry Fields Forever" and "A Day In The Life", because Beefheart didn't like the line "I'd love to turn you on" as he thought it was vulgar of them to say it in a song.
* WordSaladLyrics: It's a Captain Beefheart album, folks!
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