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Clear Spot (album) by Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band 

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Clear Spot
Clear Spot by Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band (1972)
Overall rank: 2,725th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 44 votes)
  Ratings distribution
Accolades: Top albums of 1972 (48th)
Top albums of the 1970s (528th)
Best albums of all time (2,725th)

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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART The Spotlight Kid & Clear Spot CD LONGBOX ONLY! No Disc! RARE
Condition: Very Good
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1h 33m 25s

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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART CLEAR SPOT GERMANY PRESSING MATRIX A2/B2 1972 EX-/EX
Condition: Used
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5h 37m 46s

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Japan CD CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND Clear Spot 2014 Remastering OBI
Condition: Brand New
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Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band bestography

Clear Spot is ranked 6th best out of 16 albums by Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band is Trout Mask Replica which is ranked number 172 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 9,863.

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Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 44 votes)
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90/100
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94/100
 
90/100
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76/100
 
65/100
09/29/2014 19:55
73/100
 
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07/23/2014 00:12
70/100
 
75/100
06/07/2014 18:34
61/100

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From Mr November 03/20/2013 06:59
Not the Captain's most consistent effort but in Too Much Time it has a definite career peak, maybe the best soul song of the 70's.
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Great album
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