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Check out Captain Beefheart in surreal TV footage

Check out Captain Beefheart in surreal TV footage

Everyday, we bring you the best thing we've seen on Youtube -- a great piece of archive footage, a music promo or a clip from one of our favourite movies of TV shows.

Today: Watch Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band perform “I’m Gonna Boogarize You Baby” – the opening track on the 1972 album “The Spotlight Kid.”

This footage from the German music show Beat Club was first aired on June 24, 1972.

There are some fantastic shirts on display – have to be seen to be believed.

Check out the Captain’s fashion by clicking here


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