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Captain Beefheart

Don Van Vliet ( /væn ˈvliːt/, born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American musician, singer-songwriter, artist and poet widely known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His musical work was conducted with a rotating ensemble of musicians called The Magic Band, active between 1965 and 1982, with whom he recorded 13 studio albums. Noted for his powerful singing voice with its wide range, Van Vliet also played the harmonica, saxophone and numerous other wind instruments. His music blended rock, blues and psychedelia with avant-garde and contemporary experimental composition. Beefheart was also known for exercising an almost dictatorial control over his supporting musicians, and for often constructing myths about his life.

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Middle Earth (club)
... Convention and Jefferson Airplane, Eric Burdon and Captain Beefheart ... He has these memories of some shows...So Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band come out wearing Spy vs Spy outfits, each a different color - but perfect! Hats Capes, Suits, Boots, Guitars, all one solid color ... Bright Red, Blue, Green and Yellow with Beefheart in Black wearing his Bowler! "He finished with a 25 minute encore of "Mirror Man" Screaming! It was a mind-bender of a ...
Bat Chain Puller
... Chain Puller is the 13th studio album by Captain Beefheart, released on February 22, 2012 ... who intended to release it with Virgin Records as Captain Beefheart's tenth studio album ... Bat Chain Puller was co-produced by Captain Beefheart and Kerry McNab ...
Captain Beefheart Discography - Main Releases - Compilations
... Kid/Lick My Decals Off, Baby (1973) Captain Beefheart File (1977) Music in Sea Minor (1983) Top Secret (1984) Safe as Milk/Mirror Man (1988) The Best ...
Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)
... Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) is the tenth studio album by Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band ... Released in 1978, the album was produced by Captain Beefheart and Pete Johnson and released by Warner Bros ... out of the production difficulties surrounding Bat Chain Puller, an album Captain Beefheart recorded for DiscReet and Virgin Records in 1976 ...

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