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Captain Beefheart’s 1974 Recording Makes An Official CD Debut

October 21, 2015

1972 was an unusual year for Don Van Vliet and his coterie of talented freaks, as it saw them release not one but two LPs. By the time the artists’ tour reached Kansas City, which was on¬†April 22nd, only the … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND – Live From Vancouver 1973

July 11, 2015

Gonzo 2014 Booglarizing goin’ on: the good Don fires up the British Columbia punters – but cherished memories ain’t for everyone. Continuing their Captain concert series, this time Gonzo lands on a Commodore Ballroom tape from 1973, the first year … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND – Le Nouvel Hippodrome, Paris 1977

May 27, 2015

Gonzo 2014 Unmasked Don down in Sorbonne rocking his marbles off on the Trotskyists request. Given the scarcity of Don Van Vliet’s official concert products, any legalized bootleg is bound to draw fans’ attention, but this one may actually cross … Continue reading

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Captain Beefheart flies off the radar

May 19, 2014

For all his music’s complexity,¬†Captain Beefheart‘s popularity is a constant thing – even now, after Don Van Vliet’s death. A painter and a seer as well as musician, the Captain’s late ’70s output remains underestimated, though, and his albums with … Continue reading

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