By Kevin Courrier

In the spring of 1969, the inauspicious unencumber of Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band's Trout masks reproduction, a double-album that includes 28 stream-of-consciousness songs jam-packed with summary rhythms and guttural bellows, dramatically altered the pop landscape.

Yet no matter if the album did solid its radical imaginative and prescient over the way forward for track, a lot of the record's inventive energy is really drawn from the previous. This publication examines how Beefheart's incomparable opus, an album that divided (rather than) united a pop viewers, is educated via quite a few diversified assets. Trout masks reproduction is a hybrid of poetic declarations encouraged via either Walt Whitman and the beat poets, the sector hollers of the Delta Blues, the city blues of Howlin' Wolf, the gospel blues of Blind Willie Johnson, and the unfastened jazz of Ornette Coleman. This booklet illustrates how Trout masks copy used to be now not lots an arcane specimen of the avant-garde, yet really a defiantly unique statement of the yankee imagination.

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