Top Captain Beefheart Albums
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Live in Vancouver 1981
Live in Vancouver 1981
[2019]
Safe As Milk
Safe As Milk
[2017]
Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972
Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972
[2014]
Live at Harpo's Detroit 1980
Live at Harpo's Detroit 1980
[2014]
Bat Chain Puller
Bat Chain Puller
[2012]
The Captain's Last Live Concert Plus...
The Captain's Last Live Concert Plus...
[2007]
Live 'n' Rare
Live 'n' Rare
[2007]
Captain Beefheart Live At Bickershaw 1972
Captain Beefheart Live At Bickershaw 1972
[2007]
Prime Quality Beef
Prime Quality Beef
[2005]
Grow Fins: Rarities 1965-1982
Grow Fins: Rarities 1965-1982
[1999]
Don Van Vliet Poetry Reading - EP
Don Van Vliet Poetry Reading - EP
[1996]
The Spotlight Kid
The Spotlight Kid
[1972]
Related Information for Captain Beefheart
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band were an American band who created music that has occasionally been dubbed "avant garde-blues". Their music was characterized by bluesy melodies, shambolic instrumentation, idiosyncratic, unbound timings, the growls and shrieks of Beefheart's vocals and his surreal, poetic lyrics. Throughout their career, the band's musical direction was tightly controlled by Don Van Vliet (1941 - 2010), aka Captain Beefheart, who subjected the band to intense regimes of rehearsal; this tension combined with poor salary contributing to the break-up of the original Magic Band. Beefheart reformed a new band of musicians under the name, but left the music industry for good in 1982 to pursu... read more