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Captain Beefheart

John Morthland, Music & Sound Output, May 1981

IN 12 ALBUMS SPREAD out over 13 years, Captain Beefheart has created a body of work that breaks most every rule in American music and results in something that couldn't possibly be anything but American music.

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