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Captain Beefheart
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Birth Name: Don Van Vliet

Born: 15 January 1941 Died: 17 December 2010

Country of origin: United States


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Blender Magazine's Top 50 Craziest Musicians (50 items)
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I'm Getting Hungry! (43 items)
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The 10 most unappreciated Musicians ever. (10 items)
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Captain Beefheart Videos

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


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Short and Sweet (40 person items)

"She's Too Much For My Mirror - 1:41"

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I'm Getting Hungry! (43 person items)
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500 Greatest Album Sleeves! (307 person items)

"Safe as Milk Trout Mask Replica "

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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 "