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don van vliet SINGING INK
poetry and fine arts


 

BROWN STAR

poem & untitled drawing
from usa promotional booklet BROWN STAR mid 1972
reproduced usa magazine (WARNER / REPRISE) CIRCULAR vol.4 #? ??0572
poem reprinted germany magazine SOUNDS germany 010672
drawing reproducedliner notes THE SPOTLIGHT KID / CLEAR SPOT two-on-one ceedee 1990
reproduced liner notes THE DUST BLOWS FORWARD album 1999

notes:
lyrics to the title track of an intended album which shrank to the elpee 'clear spot'
originally - and quite original - printed on brown paper
the meant brown star is the earth

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announcement:
'brown star' is the title of captain beefheart's next album, succeeding 'the spotlight kid', 'lick my decals off, baby', 'trout mask replica' and the rest, which is history
 

captain beefheart / don van vliet - drawing - 'brown star' - warner bros / reprise promotional booklet 05.72



don van vliet 1972

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