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Friday, 6 March 2015

JACK WHITE SNAGS RARE CAPTAIN BEEFHEART 7-INCH

White has long-cited the late Captain Beefheart (a.k.a. Don Van Vliet) as a key influence throughout his entire career. 

The single the ex-White Stripes frontman got his hands on features “Pachuco Cadaver” backed with “Wild Life,” both of which appeared on the 1969 Captain Beefheart album, Trout Mask Replica. White once called the album “one of the most unique records in music history” (via Rolling Stone).

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Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American musician, singer-songwriter, artist and poet known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His musical work..



Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American musician, singer-songwriter, artist and poet known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His musical work..

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