captain beefheart electricity
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DON'T ARGUE WITH THE CAPTAIN

HISTORY of CAPTAIN BEEFHEART and THE MAGIC BAND in a NUTSHELL
or maybe
BIOGRAPHY of DON VAN VLIET

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COLLECTION of INTERVIEWS and STORIES
trying to tell you all about some groups of musicians called
THE MAGIC BAND and its commander CAPTAIN BEEFHEART

captain beefheart / don van vliet - interview
  captain beefheart - aka don van vliet - explains...

to discover the truth behind their AMAZING MUSIC you only have to read the following:

FROM SCRATCH TO DECALS
1965-1971
how their first tunes changed to avant-garde rock 'n' roll
on 'safe as milk', 'strictly personal', 'trout mask replica' and 'lick my decals off, baby'


LIGHT KIDS AND CLEAR SPOTS
1972-1973
easier listening to 'the spotlight kid' and 'clear spot'

TRAGIC YEAR AND RETURN
1974-first half 1978
terrible shipwreck and difficult comeback

SHINY END
summer 1978-1982
grand finale with 'shiny beast', 'doc at the radar station' and 'ice cream for crow'

WHAT THE CREW LIKE TO SAY
 
the other side of the matter
 

extra part
DON VAN VLIET
before and after beefheart
1941-1964 and 1983-2001

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BUT THEN... this is an important, but just a small part of their history;
the group also experienced many fascinating moments during
THE CONCERTS

AND THEN... the crew later on remembered a lot of further facts,
which adventures have been collected in several
BOOKS
 

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part of cartoon inspired by bill harkleroad's book 'lunar notes'
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MUSICAL LEGENDS
usa 010699 pulse #182
text by ned hammap
drawing by justin green

talking to the press, captain beefheart gave a false impression
about the band's record, taking all the credit for himself:

captain beefheart comic - pulse 010699 usa
band members have since come to qualify beefheart's claims

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click clack back to the power station

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captain beefheart electricity
as felt by teejo

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