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Captain Beefheart And His Magic Bands: Magneticism II: The Very Best of Captain Beefheart & his Magic Bands - Live in the USA 1966 - 1981

Magneticism II: The Very Best of Captain Beefheart & his Magic Bands - Live in the USA 1966 - 1981

Captain Beefheart And His Magic Bands

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  • Release Date 27 September 2019
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Vinyl LP

"‘Magneticism II’ features some of the finest ‘live’ performances by Captain Beefheart & his Magic Bands, many being previously unreleased rarities.

Led by California's enigmatic singer/songwriter: Don Van Vliet (aka Captain Beefheart), his various Magic Bands were faithful in their pursuit to realise his musical visions. ‘live’ they always shone and these joyously, unforgettable performances make this a truly important collection of work, showing a unique and innovative ring master directing his collaborators in staggering form to ecstatic crowds.

These recordings also give a broad scope of the Captain’s catalogue of work with material from the beginning of his career right up to his final compositions - reminding us today why he is still regarded as one of the most important and influential musician/artists of the Twentieth Century. To quote the Captain: 'If you got ears- you gotta listen'..........

1 Old Folks Boogie – 1966  
2 St James Infirmary – 1966  
3 Evil (Is going on) – 1966  
4 Carson City Poem – 1977  
5 Dali’s Car – 1977  
6 Abba Zaba – 1977  
7 Electricity – 1977  
8 China Pig – 1977  
9 Click Clack – 1977  
10 Harry Irene – 1978  
11 Well – 1978  
12 Her Eyes are a Blue Million Miles – 1978  
13 The Dust blows forward and the Dust blows back – 1980  
14 Nowaday’s a Woman’s gotta hit a Man – 1981  
15 Hot Head – 1981  
16 Ashtray Heart – 1981