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Captain Beefheart: The Magic Music from the Desert

Wesley Laine, Record Mirror, 3 February 1968

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART (real name Don Van Vliet) and his Magic Band are a group of 'progressive blues' musicians, whose unusual rock-blues format is starting to take off in Britain — as you may have noticed!

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