BREAKING NEWS!
1 february 2018

i will spare you the details, but after a year of hopelessly suffering my quickly degenerating web host i have decided to discontinue our collaboration - and spread the word: freewebs sucks!

which means that with immediate effect captain beefheart electricity will be flashing on at the new address
beefheart.xyz
see you there, you're welcome...

captain beefheart electricity

don van vliet SINGING INK
poetry and fine arts


 

ROCKETTE MORTON
mark boston, (bass) guitarist

painting - poem - four drawings


painting & poem
from 1972 back cover THE SPOTLIGHT KID album 1972
poem reprinted england book THE LIVES AND TIMES OF CAPTAIN BEEFHEART first three editions 1977/80
 

captain beefheart / don van vliet - painting - 'rockette morton' (mark boston) 1971 - back cover 'the spotlight kid' lp 1972



don van vliet 1971

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drawing 1
from usa promotional booklet BROWN STAR mid 1972
reprinted liner notes THE SPOTLIGHT KID / CLEAR SPOT two-on-one ceedee 1990
 

captain beefheart / don van vliet - drawing - 'rockette morton' (mark boston) late 1971 - promo booklet 'brown star' 1972

don van vliet (late) 1971

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drawing 2
from england magazine NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS 010472

note: placed along the interview a trip into the mind of the spotlight kid

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drawing 3
from england magazine ZIGZAG #29 010573

note: placed along the interview jottings for the beefheart archives, which also has a story around this late march 1972 item with a misspelled dedication

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drawing 4
from england magazine FRENDZ #26 280472

note: placed along the interview rough trade from venus hits it big

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portraits of other MAGIC BAND MEMBERS:
ROY ESTRADA oréjon / audi hon
BRUCE FOWLER fossil
BILL HARKLEROAD zoot horn rollo
ELLIOT INGBER winged eel fingerling
ART TRIPP ed marimba

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click clack to the power station, the news or the other SINGING INK


captain beefheart electricity
as felt by teejo

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