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Wednesday, 20 December 2017

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART IN THE NEWS


Renowned American artist Don Van Vliet was 69-years-old when he passed away from complications of multiple sclerosis on this date in 2010. The enigmatic musician better known as Captain Beefheart was a true one-of-a-kind artistic mind whose groundbreaking output cultivated a devoted following.

There's nothing safe about the debut album of Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band. Fifty years after it's release, it still sounds just as sour as it ever did. While not as whacked as the surrealistic masterpiece,Trout Mask Replica, Safe As Milk is not only one of Don Van Vliet's (aka Captain Beefheart), ...
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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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