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    • Håkan E

      Trout mask replica, by Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band. True avant-garde. Best record cover ever made.

    • elrooj

      captain beefheart album covers

    • Röeht

      Trout Mask Replica. Released the 16th of june in 1969. #CaptainBeefheart & His Magic Band #vinyl #LP #music #33rpm

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