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|1. Diddy Wah Diddy|
|2. Frying Pan|
|4. Abba Zaba|
|5. Beatle Bones 'N Smokin' Stones|
|6. Safe As Milk|
|7. Moonlight On Vermont|
|8. Ella Guru|
|9. Old Fart At Play|
|10. Sugar 'N Spikes|
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|1. Nowadays A Woman's Gotta Hit A Man|
|2. Low Yo Yo Stuff|
|3. Too Much Time|
|4. My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains|
|5. Clear Spot|
|6. Upon The My-O-My|
|7. Party Of Special Things To Do|
|8. Sam With The Showing Scalp Flat Top|
|9. Debra Kadabra|
|10. Blue Collar: Hard Workin' Man (Main Title)|
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I am very happy I didn't buy Trout Mask again and instead opted for this 2 CD anthology!
The track listing is superb and everything (except his criminally underappreciated mid-seventies output) is well represented.
Albums that I recommend by Captain Beefheart are, "Safe As Milk" and "Lick My Decals Off, Baby".
This is a great intro for casual fans, and it’s especially good with the Captain’s (spotty) post-1970 material. Chronological order was the right choice. Read morePublished 2 months ago by P. Couture
The predictably quirky Capn'. His songs tend to get even quirkier as his career moves along, imagine that. Read morePublished 8 months ago by B. Johnson
I had just heard Don Van Vliet had just passed away last week. Most of his pieces are avant-garde, but he has some good R&B and stuff as well. Read morePublished on December 25, 2010 by ScottE
Artist Dimthingshineon recently did a cover of Captain Beefheart song: "Beatle Bones 'N' Smokin' Stones" on his latest 4 CD project called "Nostalgia" released in 2009. Read morePublished on May 2, 2009 by J. Garcia
This is the best Captain Beefheart compliation out there. It's surprisingly thorough, containing material from almost every album he did, and giving us the "popular" songs along... Read morePublished on November 24, 2008 by Grigory's Girl
It takes about three or four tries (listens) , to realize how good Captain Beefheart really is.
Give it a TRY.
i just stumbled upon this very nicely designed package when i stumbled into a small music store browsing. Read morePublished on July 29, 2005 by Colston R. Thompson
This is prime Van Vliet. I can't understand some people's "beef" with this collection. Yes, many GREAT Beefheart songs were left off the package, but I believe that's due to... Read morePublished on April 5, 2003 by Joseph Kimsey
Here you would have a famous version of a condensed back catalogue/ greatest hits dealie of a most superb musical master. Read morePublished on July 17, 2002 by Funkmeister G