Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)


Parent genres: Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 142
Rolling Stone (USA) - Steve Pond's 50 (+27) Essential Albums of the 70s (1990) 51
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 73
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 46
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 3.5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 3 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 10
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 6
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 3 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 15
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 14
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 19


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Sonny Sharrock
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Siouxsie and The Banshees
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Swamp Dogg
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