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Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band

Born Don Vliet, Captain Beefheart was one of modern music's true innovators. The owner of a remarkable four-and-one. halfoctave vocal range, he employed idiosyncratic rhythms, absurdist lyrics and an unholy alliance of free jazz, Deltablues,latter-day classical music and rock & roll to create a singular body of work virtually unrivalled in its daring and fluidcreativity.Whilehe never came even remotely close to mainstream success, Beefheart's impact was incalculable, and hisfingerprints wereallover punk, new wave and post-rock.

Taken from All Music Guide.

Similar Bands: Frank Zappa, Henry Cow, The Mothers of Invention, Howlin Wolf, Muddy Waters

LPs
Bat Chain Puller
02/22/2012

3.9
25 Votes
Ice Cream for Crow
1982

3.9
79 Votes
Doc at the Radar Station
1980

4
99 Votes
Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)
1978

4
82 Votes
Bluejeans & Moonbeams
1974

2.5
41 Votes
Unconditionally Guaranteed
1974

2.2
41 Votes
The Spotlight Kid
1972

3.4
59 Votes
Clear Spot
1972

3.8
75 Votes
Mirror Man
1971

3.7
59 Votes
Lick My Decals Off, Baby
1970

4.1
143 Votes
Trout Mask Replica
1969

4
600 Votes
Strictly Personal
1968

3.7
79 Votes
Safe As Milk
1967

4.2
371 Votes
EPs
The Legendary A&M Sessions
1984

4
1 Votes
Live Albums
London 1974 [Live]
2001

3.8
3 Votes
Live at My Father's Place 1978
2000

Compilations
Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972
2014

4.5
1 Votes
The Mirror Man Sessions
1999

4
20 Votes

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