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The best album by Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band is Trout Mask Replica which is ranked number 186 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 13,262.

Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band is ranked number 137 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 22,943.

Members who like this artist also like: The Velvet Underground, Bob Dylan and The Doors.

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Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band best albums

The following albums by Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:515 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:13,262
Rank in 1960s32Overall Rank:186
Average Rating:  75/100 (761 votes)
Comments: 130 comments
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Safe As MilkUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1967Appears in:333 charts
Rank in 1967:15Rank Score:5,606
Rank in 1960s53Overall Rank:430
Average Rating:  80/100 (420 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Lick My Decals Off, BabyUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1970Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1970:50Rank Score:1,002
Rank in 1970s407Overall Rank:1,944
Average Rating:  76/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Doc At The Radar StationUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1980Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1980:48Rank Score:794
Rank in 1980s372Overall Rank:2,335
Average Rating:  74/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)United States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1978Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1978:53Rank Score:742
Rank in 1970s491Overall Rank:2,460
Average Rating:  75/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Clear SpotUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1972Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1972:60Rank Score:510
Rank in 1970s625Overall Rank:3,261
Average Rating:  76/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Mirror ManUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1971Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1971:91Rank Score:303
Rank in 1970s878Overall Rank:4,907
Average Rating:  75/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Ice Cream For CrowUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1982Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1982:89Rank Score:258
Rank in 1980s886Overall Rank:5,576
Average Rating:  73/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Strictly PersonalUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1968:105Rank Score:157
Rank in 1960s544Overall Rank:8,106
Average Rating:  72/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Bat Chain PullerUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:2012Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2012:319Rank Score:93
Rank in 2010s2,038Overall Rank:12,737
Average Rating:  72/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 137

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Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band best tracks

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1.Moonlight On Vermont
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 87/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Ella Guru
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 84/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.Electricity
(from the album Safe As Milk)
 84/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Zig Zag Wanderer
(from the album Safe As Milk)
 84/100 (73 votes)
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5.Veteran's Day Poppy
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 84/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.Sure 'Nuff 'N Yes I Do
(from the album Safe As Milk)
 83/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.Frownland
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 83/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.Pachuco Cadaver
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 82/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.Hot Head
(from the album Doc At The Radar Station)
 82/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Tropical Hot Dog Night
(from the album Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller))
 82/100 (16 votes)
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11.Abba Zaba
(from the album Safe As Milk)
 82/100 (62 votes)
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12.Sugar 'N Spikes
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 82/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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13.When Big Joan Sets Up
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 82/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.My Human Gets Me Blues
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 82/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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15.Dachau Blues
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 82/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.I'm Glad
(from the album Safe As Milk)
 81/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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17.Steal Softly Thru Snow
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 81/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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18.The Floppy Boot Stomp
(from the album Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller))
 81/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Ant Man Bee
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 80/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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20.Pena
(from the album Trout Mask Replica)
 80/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band ratings

Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 89 votes)
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07/31/2017 18:03
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From Aziraphale 10/08/2017 18:40
Age has made me lazy. With TV shows, Zombies and Dragons have become my intellectual limit. With music, it is nearly, but not quite as bad. I don’t like being made to work hard while listening to music anymore. Normally I would quickly pass over the likes of Beefheart; because I don’t want to put the work in. But here i have, and props where it is due. These guys could play and Beefheart was clever. Trout Mask is a hard listen, but the thought that went in to it is evident. Safe as Milk is more my bag and is a fantastic album. When one of his tracks find me, often it is a live track, and what a brilliant live act. I rarely find myself not chillin’. A great talent who made the musical world a more interesting place. Has to be close to top marks.
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From glynspsa 09/03/2017 11:12
truly revelatory artists.
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From VitorHugoP 06/03/2015 19:40
Awsome Progessive, Psychedelic and Exprimental Rock Band! Much Ahead of his time. A obligatory Band!
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From DoomFace 09/01/2014 12:38
Just sound like a genius, sometimes I wonder why I love it so much, but then it just sweeps you up again
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From Amirkhosro 07/17/2014 10:12
To any music lover: get Trout Mask Replica, Lick My Decals Off Baby, Doc At The Radar Station and Safe As Milk immediately. Get Mirror Man, Shiney Beast, Clear Spot and Ice Cream For Crow years later when you've listened to all the previous albums hundreds of times. This guy, like Mingus, has produced a very huge amount of superb music.
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From Lourenco 01/15/2014 02:46
one of the greatest avant garde artists of the 20th century
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From Willie24 11/03/2013 19:03
Like to say i get him but I don't. Unlike Zappa that i do get

At least i tried - maybe again some day
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From matthewsween 05/21/2012 08:51
He's awesome...very honest and very much ahead of his time.
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From junodog4 01/23/2012 02:24
I see the genius, and I know how influential and trailblazing they were. Captain Beefheart explored avenues that no other band had approached. Several albums are indeed classics. If you can imagine, despite all this, he may be overrated. I find many in music circles speak highly of Captain Beefheart because they feel they should. If I had a dime for every hack who thought name-dropping Trout Mask Replica made him a bohemian music hipster... It's OK to be unfamiliar with his work. It's OK to 'not get it'. It doesn't make you a chump.
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From M Hurley 12/13/2011 01:25
If you don't find his music trying, I'd be impressed. If you don't find it rewarding, I'd be surprised.
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