Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band: Safe As Milk (Pye)
uncredited writer, Disc and Music Echo, 13 January 1968
COMBINE A subtle, blues-based group, magic, snarling savage vocals, ridiculously good songs, electricity and perfect held-back recording and what do you get? Right — Captain Beefheart and his Magic Hand, who remain safe as milk and also probably the best group to emerge from America's West Coast rock'n'roll boom.
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