Dismissed as another momentary fad, pretty much dead in the water by mid-1968,the influence of psychedelic rock runs long and deep.
The rise of Classic Rock in the 60s was nurtured with bands travelling across the Atlantic to play for crowds who saw music as something more than just pop.
Recorded in 1967, Captain Beefheart’s ‘Mirror Man’ sessions remained unreleased until April 1971, providing the missing link to ‘Trout Mask Replica’.
The third album, by Captain Beefheart, ‘Trout Mask Replica’, remains one of the most challenging listens of any era, and also his most beloved album.
Recorded in 1976, Captain Beefheart’s Bat Chain Puller marked a return to Trout Mask Replica territory, but remained unreleased until 22 February 2012.
Strictly Personal often gets overlooked, but it provides signposts to the Captain Beefheart classic, Trout Mask Replica.
reDiscover Safe As Milk, Captain Beefheart's blues-indebted debut, stuffed with flights of fancy and a disregard for conventional songwriting.
There are many famous album covers, but we’ve put together what we believe are the 100 greatest album covers. Find out which ones have made the cut.
From the Beach Boys to blink 182 via folk-pop, psychedelia, country rock, hair metal & hip-hop, music has been a key part of the state's cultural identity.
FM radio & pirate radio began experimenting with different kinds of music; shows dedicated to playing rock music and AOR. The revolution was in full swing.