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Captain Beefheart: A Trip Into The Mind Of The Spotlight Kid

Danny Holloway, New Musical Express, 1 April 1972

RECENTLY MOVED FROM his desert domain in Lancaster to the remote forests of oceanside Eureka in Northern California, The Captain, at a comfortable 31, is happier than ever. When we met at his publicist's flat, he remembered me from the last time I'd seen him – in the Whisky in L.A. in 1966, when I was part of the crowd at the front of the stage.

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