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Suitcase Four: Captain Kangaroo Won The War

Guided By Voices

Released: 11/20/2015
Format: 4 CD Box Set
Label: Guided By Voices Inc.
Catalog #: GBVI-65
Country: U.S.A.
Discs: 4
# Tracks: 100
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N/A 2000 
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Original Release Notes: Presenting Suitcase 4: Captain Kangaroo Won the War, another astonishing installment of 100 Guided By Voices rarities, demos, alternate versions, outtakes and discards spanning over two decades of Robert Pollardís career.

Highlights are early versions of classic Pollard songs from Propellor (1992), Vampire on Titus (1993), Bee Thousand (1994), Alien Lanes (1995), Isolation Drills (2001), Earthquake Glue (2003), Class Clown Spots a UFO (2012), as well as 2015 demos previewing Pollardís much talked about 2016 solo album Of Course You Are.

Included here are versions of "Wished I Was a Giant," "Postal Blowfish," "Goldheart Mountaintop," "Quality Of Armor," "Motor Away," "Hardcore UFOs," "Echos Myron," "Dirty Water," "Tractor Rape Chain (Clean It Up)," "Queen Of Cans And Jars," "Glad Girls," "He Rises! Our Union Bellboy," "Long as the Block Is Black" and many more. This limited-edition set is comprised of four CDs, a 24-page booklet with original artwork, a ten-panel digipack and a custom magnifying glass to view the back cover titles.
Suitcase Four (Disc 13): After You Repeat Life
1.  Unruly Compounds  -  Lead Walking Shorts 2:52
2.  Jump The Swing  -  Walls And Windows 2:56
3.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  I'm In Shock (Hit Me With Tonic) 0:55
4.  Vile Typists  -  Deaf Dumb And Blind Girl 1:23
5.  Rachel Twit  -  Try Me On For Size 1:20
6.  Laser Finch  -  No One Looking For You 1:14
7.  Crowd, The  -  Murphy Had A Birthday 3:34
8.  Zeppelins Of Gin  -  Living On Planet Cake 2:06
9.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  Great Service 0:56
10.  Baby Gods  -  Only Ghost In Town 2:55
11.  Teenage Guitar  -  8 Bars (Ext 3) 1:07
12.  Target Larks  -  No Bird 2:55
13.  Broken Heart Discoteque  -  Motor Away [Quiet Demo] 1:08
14.  Canoes  -  The Garden 3:07
15.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  Happy Heartbreaker 0:45
16.  Pretzel Youth  -  Less Active Railroad 3:25
17.  Porky Giant (w/ Jumbo)  -  Porpoise Northeast 3:37
18.  Human Possible, The  -  Pretty Pinwheel 2:32
19.  Die City  -  Back To The Diving Board 3:52
20.  Dashing Plumbers  -  Mary And The Summer 0:56
21.  Crowd, The  -  Eloise 1:35
22.  Abigail French  -  Here To Stay 0:59
23.  Human Brain  -  She It 0:46
24.  Christopher Lightship  -  Hallway Of Shatterproof Glass 3:10
25.  Nile Eskimo  -  Govt. Bldg. 15 1:24
Total Length: 51:29
Suitcase Four (Disc 14): Looking For Toothpaste
1.  Once  -  Lockets Of The Empress 2:21
2.  Red Gravity  -  The New Ooze 1:23
3.  Invalid Keys  -  Our Little Secret 1:06
4.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  I Can Never Let You Win 1:27
5.  Cracked Heads, The  -  Hey You Know Me [Live] 1:56
6.  Demmit Runyon  -  Ode To J.D. 1:21
7.  1913 Floods, The  -  I Am Decided [Alternate Mix] 2:14
8.  Science Of Lamar  -  Over And Over Again 3:32
9.  Multi-Colored Wisemen, The  -  Excellent Extension 2:12
10.  Up The Family Tree  -  Good To Look 2:22
11.  Witches Of Woodstock  -  Slave Boss Cranberry [Live] 0:37
12.  Average Roger  -  Slow Dirty Water 2:41
13.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  The Garden Goes 1:02
14.  Punchin Umps  -  Save My Life [Live] 3:04
15.  Obligated Finger  -  Somethings Missing 1:20
16.  Crystal Rabbit  -  Clean It Up 2:10
17.  Anvil Cranberry  -  You Don't Know Me (I'm Your Dog) 2:12
18.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  You Make The Sun 1:27
19.  Crowd, The  -  Time Will Destroy You 3:19
20.  Fire Engine John  -  Delayed Reaction Brats [Demo] 2:07
21.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  Pretty As Her Cats 0:58
22.  Sobers  -  One Big Boss 3:18
23.  Human Possible, The  -  Mystery Walk 1:13
24.  Crowd, The  -  Then Again 1:09
25.  The Sunflower Logic  -  Son Of The Sea 3:03
Total Length: 49:34
Suitcase Four (Disc 15): Go Ahead, Your Wife Won't Give A Damn
1.  Union Bellboy  -  Bellboy Stomp 2:45
2.  Crowd, The  -  Linda's Lottery 2:12
3.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  Of Course You Are [Demo] 2:20
4.  Poof  -  Pinpoints On The Anal Zone 2:57
5.  Eyeball Magazine  -  City With Fear 1:45
6.  Stonehenge Birdhouse  -  She Doesn't Know Why 0:41
7.  Greenish Monsoon  -  (I Been) Pigeon Tripping 0:56
8.  The Peter Pan Can  -  Fall All Over Yourself 1:15
9.  Pontiac Seagulls  -  Quality Of Armor [Very Early Version] 2:50
10.  Pete Star  -  Teeth Flashlight [Demo] 2:19
11.  Hoarse Gorilla  -  Let's Make Out 3:33
12.  Bob Silky  -  Busy Bee 0:33
13.  The Sunflower Logic  -  Why Do You Stare Into The Sea 3:54
14.  Boy Rocker  -  Rock Time 2:03
15.  Canoes  -  Heartbeat 2:37
16.  Amazed By Extra Indians  -  Near As Not Late 1:40
17.  Abigail French  -  Finger To The Lips 1:02
18.  Mousetrap Speaker  -  Carnal Limousine 2:50
19.  Faint Wives  -  Doctor Boyfriend 2:17
20.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  Spiraling Epsilon 1:12
21.  Rachel Twit  -  Ugly Day Of Rain And Soccer 2:36
22.  Ink Well Spinsters  -  Yank For The Rooties 1:32
23.  Mother Superior Gymnasium  -  Glad Girls [Early Version] 0:48
24.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  (If You've Got A Rocket) Got To Ride 1:58
25.  Human Possible, The  -  Frog Baby Axe Murderer 4:48
Total Length: 53:23
Suitcase Four (Disc 16): A Great Favor Concerning Your Entertainment Values
1.  Maximilian Kittykat  -  Strange Games 1:25
2.  Crowd, The  -  Thick And Thin 1:59
3.  Red Rubber Ballroom  -  When 2 Hours Seem Like 5 3:24
4.  Blazing Archetypes  -  Find A Wet Spot 0:51
5.  Zonker Zoon  -  I'm Just Doing My Job 2:11
6.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  Contemporary Man (He Is Our Age) [Demo] 2:05
7.  Zeppelins Of Gin  -  Heels Tight 1:34
8.  Peccadilloes  -  The House Always Looks So Nice 2:19
9.  Franklin Ellsworth Bowie  -  Amazed [Power Of Suck Version] 2:03
10.  Crowd, The  -  Disappearing Act 2:52
11.  Manly Weathers  -  Rubber Man [Long Version] 2:16
12.  Target Larks  -  James Of Life 1:42
13.  Embry O's  -  The Jerking Clown 0:58
14.  Hospital  -  Psycho All The Time 1:45
15.  Flavor X  -  Throwing Down The Line 4:28
16.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  Proof 1:35
17.  Strike Outs, The  -  Third Grade Aviator 1:16
18.  Witches Of Woodstock  -  She Likes Tea Rats [Live] 2:18
19.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  Promo Brunette [Demo] 2:29
20.  Roonies, The  -  Just One Drop 3:11
21.  No Equal  -  Temporary Shutdown 2:26
22.  Offspeed Macaroni, The  -  Skin High 1:36
23.  Jonathon Hyphen Jones  -  Your Cricket Is Rather Unique 3:07
24.  Anacrusis  -  Fame And Fortune 3:19
25.  Live Forever Foundation  -  High Treason 2:33
Total Length: 55:42