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Three Decades Inside The Mask: Captain Beefheart

Byron Coley, unpublished, December 1999

NOTE: This article appeared in a much-shortened version in the December 1999 edition of Spin entitled "The Strangest Album Ever Sold: The Making Of Trout Mask Replica".


Total word count of piece: 7580


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