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Captain Beefheart

Captain Beefheart
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Birth Name: Don Van Vliet

Born: 15 January 1941 Died: 17 December 2010

Country of origin: United States


Lists

75 votes
Blender Magazine's Top 50 Craziest Musicians (50 items)
list by Danie
Published 5 years, 8 months ago 7 comments
44 votes
500 Greatest Album Sleeves! (307 items)
list by Happy Vader
Published 2 years, 6 months ago 7 comments
26 votes
I'm Getting Hungry! (43 items)
list by TrekMedic
Published 2 years, 3 months ago 8 comments
23 votes
The 10 most unappreciated Musicians ever. (10 items)
list by 13th moody grape
Published 1 year, 6 months ago 7 comments
7 votes
Most consistent artists (60 items)
list by courtesyflush83
Published 1 year, 1 month ago 3 comments

Genius (2), Usa (2), Awesome (2), Crazy (1), Experimental (1), Bizarre (1), Musician (1), Outsider Music (1), Outsider Musician (1), American (1), Rock (1), Pop (1)

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5. Bongo Fury (1995)
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My fav muzz (25 music items)
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Most consistent artists (60 person items)

"Has multiple albums, but i've only enjoyed: Safe as Milk (favorite) Trout Mask Replica Genre: Avant-Garde, Jazz Fusion"


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Jazz, Blues, and R&B Stars (70 person items)
Orlok rated this 10/10 1 year, 4 months ago
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13th moody grape added this to a list 1 year, 4 months ago
Alphabetical Itunes Library (354 person items)
13th moody grape added this to a list 1 year, 6 months ago
The 10 most unappreciated Musicians ever. (10 person items)

"The King of the Avant Garde. The Creator of "Trout Masked Replica". Beefheart is a prime example of an unappreciated genius although he made himself this due to his lack of interest in touring and his quiting of the music industry in 1982. A legend died in 2010 but few mourned him. "


NMartucci added this to a list 1 year, 10 months ago
Short and Sweet (40 person items)

"She's Too Much For My Mirror - 1:41 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHo_YBpBffE"


TrekMedic added this to a list 2 years, 3 months ago
I'm Getting Hungry! (43 person items)
Happy Vader added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
500 Greatest Album Sleeves! (307 person items)

"Safe as Milk Trout Mask Replica "


Danie added this to a list 5 years, 8 months ago
Blender Magazine's Top 50 Craziest Musicians (50 person items)

"He sang "Ice Cream for Crows." We have no idea why. Case History: Avant-garde blues shouter Beefheart was abrasive, tyrannical and possibly clinically mad. While recording 1969's Trout Mask Replica, he locked his Magic Band in a house for eight months; once a week someone was allowed out to fetch food. In the meantime, his musicians struggled to interpret the music he was "writing" on the piano, an instrument he couldn't actually play. Craziest Moment: Giving the Magic Band new names to match "