Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
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Don Van Vliet (, born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American musician, singer-songwriter and artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His musical work was conducted with a rotating ensemble of ...

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Biography

Don Van Vliet (, born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American musician, singer-songwriter and artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His musical work was conducted with a rotating ensemble of musicians called the Magic Band (1965–1982), with whom he recorded 13 studio albums.

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Zig Zag Wanderer
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My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains
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My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains
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Sure 'Nuff 'n Yes I Do
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Clear Spot
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Ice Cream for Crow
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Dropout Boogie
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Diddy Wah Diddy
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Sure 'Nuff 'n Yes I Do (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 4 Feb 1968)
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When I See Mommy I Feel Like a Mummy
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When I See Mommy I Feel Like a Mummy When I See Mommy I Feel Like a Mummy When I See Mommy I Feel Like a Mummy When I See Mommy I Feel Like a Mummy
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Doctor Dark
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Beatle Bones 'N' Smokin' Stones
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Best Batch Yet
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Best Batch Yet Best Batch Yet Best Batch Yet Best Batch Yet
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I'm Glad
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I'm Glad I'm Glad I'm Glad I'm Glad
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You Know You're a Man
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You Know You're a Man You Know You're a Man You Know You're a Man You Know You're a Man
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Electricity
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Electricity Electricity Electricity Electricity
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Frying Pan
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Frying Pan Frying Pan Frying Pan Frying Pan
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Ashtray Heart
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Ashtray Heart Ashtray Heart Ashtray Heart Ashtray Heart
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Yellow Brick Road
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Tropical Hot Dog Night
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I'm Gonna Booglarize You Baby
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Candle Mambo
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Candle Mambo Candle Mambo Candle Mambo Candle Mambo
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There Ain't No Santa Claus on the Evenin' Stage
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There Ain't No Santa Claus on the Evenin' Stage There Ain't No Santa Claus on the Evenin' Stage There Ain't No Santa Claus on the Evenin' Stage There Ain't No Santa Claus on the Evenin' Stage
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Japan Is A Dishpan
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Japan Is A Dishpan Japan Is A Dishpan Japan Is A Dishpan Japan Is A Dishpan
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I Love You, You Big Dummy
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I Love You, You Big Dummy I Love You, You Big Dummy I Love You, You Big Dummy I Love You, You Big Dummy
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Two Rips In A Haystack/Kiss Me My Love
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Ella Guru
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Sun Zoom Spark
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Kandy Korn
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Electricity
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Observatory Crest
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Big Eyes Beans From Venus
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Moonlight on Vermont
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Electricity (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 4 Feb 1968)
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Electricity (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 4 Feb 1968) Electricity (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 4 Feb 1968) Electricity (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 4 Feb 1968) Electricity (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 4 Feb 1968)
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Biography

Don Van Vliet (, born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American musician, singer-songwriter and artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His musical work was conducted with a rotating ensemble of musicians called the Magic Band (1965–1982), 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; many of his works have been classified in the art rock genre. Beefheart was also known, however, for exercising an almost dictatorial control over his supporting musicians, and for often constructing myths about his life.

During his teen years in Lancaster, California, Van Vliet developed an eclectic musical taste and formed "a mutually useful but volatile" friendship with Frank Zappa, with whom he sporadically competed and collaborated. He began performing with his Captain Beefheart persona in 1964 and joined the original Magic Band line-up, initiated by Alexis Snouffer, in 1965.

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