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Captain Beefheart — Pre-Knebworth Interview

Ed Jones, Melody Maker, 5 July 1975

"SO THAT band is called Mallard, eh? Well, they'd better duck! Just a bunch of quacks!" So quips Captain Beefheart, briefly in town for his appearance at Knebworth, amid calls for honey drinks, and complaints about the traffic noise outside his record company's Soho offices.

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