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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