Hace 4 días · Don Van Vliet ( / væn ˈvliːt /; born Don Glen Vliet;  January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. Conducting a rotating ensemble known as the Magic Band, he recorded 13 studio albums between 1967 and 1982.
28 de nov. de 2023 · Captain Beefheart in 1976. Photograph: Richard McCaffrey/Getty Images Painting ‘He was treated like a holy figure’: why Captain Beefheart quit music for the easel He was a musical maverick...
29 de nov. de 2023 · The Bluejeans & Moonbeams record was the ninth studio project by Don Van Vliet, aka Captain Beefheart, and his Magic Band, recorded in Hollywood with producer Andy DiMartino. Two albums in seven...
Hace 1 día · Bongo Fury is a collaborative album by American artists Frank Zappa and the Mothers, with Captain Beefheart, released in October 1975. The live portions were recorded on May 20 and 21, 1975, at the Armadillo World Headquarters in Austin, Texas.
12 de nov. de 2023 · Captain Beefheart, live from the Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver on January 17th, 1981. Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band toured Europe and North America to promote their critically acclaimed album, Doc At The Radar Station (1980). This would be their final tour together.
Hace 1 día · At Antelope Valley High School, Zappa met Don Glen Vliet (who later changed his name to Don Van Vliet and adopted the stage name Captain Beefheart). Zappa and Vliet became close friends, sharing an interest in R&B records and influencing each other musically throughout their careers.
20 de nov. de 2023 · Aimee Ferrier Mon 20 November 2023 5:00, UK Captain Beefheart and Frank Zappa were two of the most revolutionary musicians to emerge in the 1960s, impressing (and confusing) listeners with their experimental and avant-garde impulses.