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Posted by Jason Diamond Don Van Vliet was a true genius. I know it’s really simple to toss that word around, but very few people do things that defy any label, and Captain Beefheart did. He was a truly unique and amazing individual whose music has brought me joy for a very long time, and I’m really sad to hear of his passing.