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Friday, 16 May 2014

Captain Beefheart 1980 concert recording seeing release


captain+beefheart+newsGonzo Records is releasing a recording of Beefheart live at Harpo's in Detroit, a show from 11 December 1980. 
The bootleg captures a particularly hot period for the Captain, on one leg of the Doc At The Radar Station tour. The CD, from the same label that released The Lost Broadcasts DVD, contains 17 tracks and include renditions of "Safe As Milk", "Abba Zabba", "Bat Chain Puller" and others.
More details on the release, which is out now, here.


Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American musician, singer-songwriter, artist and poet known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His musical work..


Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American musician, singer-songwriter, artist and poet known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His musical work..

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