captain beefheart electricity

DON'T ARGUE THE CAPTAIN
the interviews


 

or maybe the
BIOGRAPHY of CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND in a NUTSHELL

go to interviews 1965-1973
or interviews 1974-1982
THIS is part 3 WHAT THE CREW LIKES TO SAY
AND part 4 VAN VLIET, PAINTER afterwards
go to the list of foreign interviews translations

part 3 WHAT THE CREW LIKES TO SAY by the band members

EVERYONE i mean: several different periods
several years 'KANDY KORN' mixed snippets [being constructed]
060272 usa ZOOT HORN ROLLO AND ROCKETTE MORTEN bill harkleroad and mark boston
also read
1999 book THERE AIN'T NO SANTA CLAUS ON THE EVENIN' STAGE by john 'drumbo' french [provisory link]
also read 2000 book CAPTAIN BEEFHEART [the biography] by mike barnes
 also read 2010 book BEEFHEART: THROUGH THE EYES OF MAGIC by john 'drumbo' french
010403 england THE MAGIC BAND reunion with seven pics

MARK BOSTON rockette morton september69-early74
010402 england MARK BOSTON pic
010303 england ROCKETTE (1.5.2002)

110703 england CAPTAIN INSENSIBLE also john french

ERIC DREW FELDMAN black jew / kittaboo fall76-310181
011280 france TONALIT╔ TOP SECRET also jeff moris tepper
011296 england THE SIDEMAN'S SAGA

JOHN FRENCH drumbo october66-spring69 / summer70-summer71 / summer75-april76 / spring-summer77 / spring-summer80
010190 usa BEHIND THE TROUT MASK pic
260596 england JOHN FRENCH - DRUM CLINIC outtake - note about full text
011297 england BEHIND TROUT MASK reprint!
spring97 england DRUMBO published 010299
autumn97 usa O SOLO DRUMBO essential read two pics
051198 usa JOHN FRENCH INTERVIEW
also read 1999 book THERE AIN'T NO SANTA CLAUS ON THE EVENIN' STAGE also several others [provisory link]
10.99 belgium radio CAPTAIN BEEFHEART: DE BLUES VOORBIJ now defunct
early04.03 england MIRROR MAN published 010204
300603 england COULD THIS BE MAGIC?
110703 england CAPTAIN INSENSIBLE also mark boston
▒08.03 usa JOHN FRENCH (the old one) publication unknown
010704 usa JOHN FRENCH (the old one) reprint!
▒08.03 usa JOHN FRENCH (the new one) publication unknown
010704 usa JOHN FRENCH (the new one) reprint!
290604 england DRUMBO'S OLD DRESS two (old) pics / FRENCH REDRESSING six pics
also read 2010 book BEEFHEART: THROUGH THE EYES OF MAGIC also several others
010311 england 'WATCH YOUR TOPKNOT AND KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE SKYLINE'
011112 england JOHN 'DRUMBO' FRENCH ON 'TROUT MASK REPLICA'
201113 holland 'IK WILDE CAPTAIN BEEFHEART VERMOORDEN'

BILL HARKLEROAD zoot horn rollo june68-early74
170575 england ROCK AND ROLLO
190775 england OLE SWOLLEN FINGERS VERSUS DUCK HARKLEROAD also don van vliet
1977 australia radio ZOOT HORN ROLLO two fragments real audio
011288 usa ZOOT HORN ROLLO
010190 usa PLAYING THAT LONG LUNAR NOTE WITH ZOOT HORN ROLLO pic
010994 usa BILL HARKLEROAD TELEPHONE INTERVIEW
010995 england MAGIC ROUNDABOUT also jeff moris tepper
141097 usa BILL HARKLEROAD INTERVIEW
161297 usa web OUR DAY WITH ZOOT HORN ROLLO four (old) pics
010198 usa ZOOT HORN ROLLO captain beefheart's glass-finger guitarist (old) pic
010498 england ZOOT HORN ROLLO a captain's tale
also read 09.98 book LUNAR NOTES zoot horn rollo's captain beefheart experience
070899 sweden MR. ZOOT HORN ROLLO! three pics
010999 usa CAPTAIN'S ORDERS
011099 usa BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT, KID also gary lucas
011299 usa TALKING WITH ZOOT HORN ROLLO

GARY LUCAS spring80-summer82
011290 holland OP REIS DOOR HET BREIN VAN GARY LUCAS
summer92 usa GARY LUCAS: GUITAR GOD & MONSTER pic
010496 usa GARY LUCAS
010698 germany GARY LUCAS INTERVIEW 'included' in brein
160500 usa MAN OF THE HOUR two pics
011099 usa BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT, KID also bill harkleroad
010700 usa IGNORING GENRE DIVISIONS
010703 england KIND OF MAGIC also denny walley pic
011003 usa FAST AND BULBOUS also denny walley
011204 holland GARY LUCAS & CAPTAIN BEEFHEART

MALLARD mark boston / bill harkleroad / art tripp magic band spin-off 1974-1976
100575 england MALLARD essential read
010675 england THE MAGIC BAND: DIARY OF AN UNLOST WEEKEND essential read

CLIFF MARTINEZ march-summer82
010603 england CLIFF MARTINEZ

RICHARD SNYDER midnight hatsize fall80-summer82
010496 usa MY LIFE AS A MIDNIGHT HAT
060999 england AN INTERVIEW WITH RICK SNYDER three pics

JEFF MORIS TEPPER tapir / white jew february76-summer82
011280 france TONALIT╔ TOP SECRET also eric drew feldman
010995 england MAGIC ROUNDABOUT also bill harkleroad
late95 usa THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF GUITAR PLAYING essential read pic
190500 usa NOT IN OR OUT OF BOUNDS

ROBERT WILLIAMS wait for me fall77-300181
early97 usa WAIT FOR ME! pic
070899 usa CAPTAIN BEEFHEART W┴S THE MASTER

DENNY WALLEY feeler's reedo / walla walla august75-february78
010703 england KIND OF MAGIC also gary lucas pic
011003 usa FAST AND BULBOUS also gary lucas
fall03 usa A FRANK CONVERSATION WITH DENNY WALLEY
310708 england DENNY GOES WAY BACK pic

  FRANK ZAPPA not a member, just a long-time acquaintance
'ME AND DON' collection of memories pic

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part 4 VAN VLIET, PAINTER afterwards

1983: switching from captain beefheart music to van vliet fine arts
010483 usa PLAYING IT BY EAR WITH CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
07.83 usa teevee THE LATE SHOW [2]
010883 usa AN OLD FART AT PLAY (old) pic
010185 usa VAN VLIET two pics
010385 usa DON VAN VLIET reprint!
2001 usa book DON VAN VLIET - 1984: TRINIDAD, CALIFORNIA half reprint!

050585: opening of art exhibition in cologne, germany
010685 germany MAN LEBT NUR ZWEIMAL
150685 holland CAPTAIN BEEFHEART / DON VAN VLIET: CULT-HERO
010785 holland KIND MET PLAN

second half 1985 - spring 1993: full time painter / philosopher
090886 england GO VAN GO!
081186 australia THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN SPEAKING reprint!
010188 usa WHERE'S THE CAPTAIN? two (old) pics
010488 spain ACUARELAS DEL MOJAVE reprint!
2001 usa book DON VAN VLIET - 1988: TRINIDAD, CALIFORNIA half reprint!
011288 usa
HE'S STILL CAPTAIN ENIGMA
010489 usa GRAVITY HOLDING ME DOWN
141089 england CAPTAIN BEEFHEART (sidelines)
010190 usa PHONE CALLS TO DON
011190 usa [TITLE UNKNOWN] interview
010291 usa WHERE'S THE BEEF? pic
010391 italy CAPTAIN BEEFHEART HA 50 ANNI reprint!
spring91 denmark DON VAN VLIET two pics
011091 usa DON VAN VLIET pic

summer 1993 - early summer 1994: stand up to be discontinued art exhibition and poetry
230793 holland radio THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN SPEAKING real audio
011293 england STRICTLY PERSONAL two pics
011296 japan I'M HAPPY AS A CLAM reprint!
210894 england RE-ACHIEVING NAIVETY
2001 england book CAPTAIN BEEFHEART reprint!

late summer 1993: filming of some yo yo stuff
010195 england THE Q 100 INTERVIEW collection of fragments pic
010395 usa PAINTING, SCULPTING AND VIDEOTAPING THE TOWN

fall 2001: total retirement
151201 holland BONO & BEEFHEART
010402 england 'THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN SPEAKING' reprint!

through the years: some short left-overs
1985-95 BUSINESS IS YOGURT WITH WRENCHES collection of fragments pic

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notes:
blue = recybered or linked current score 223
black = waiting to be added 71 including translations
red = text not found yet 12
still without transcriptions of radio interviews
pic indicates the amount of contemporary pictures illustrating the text

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