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RIP Don Van Vliet - Captain Beefheart

Posted: Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:13 pm
by technowhistle
Arguably the inventor of Musical Genre Hybridization: Don Van Vliet died today, he was 69.

For a psychedelic trip you won't forget investigate his life, music, art and work.
  • http://beefheart.com/
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Beefheart
  • http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=beefheart&x=0&y=0
  • http://ubu.clc.wvu.edu/film/corbijn.html

Re: RIP Don Van Vliet - Captain Beefheart

Posted: Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:28 pm
by Nanohedron
Here's my favorite quote from the Master: "The largest living land mammal is the absent mind."

I'll bet the first thing he says to Saint Peter is, "Gimme dat harp, boy."