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R.I.P. Captain Beefheart

1941 – 2010 Experimental Blues/Avant-garde musician and visual artist Don Van Vliet aka Captain Beefheart has passed away at the age of 69. As Captain Beefheart, Don had an influence on most musicians working on the fringe today.  I remember finding Safe As Milk and Trout Mask Replica in my dad’s record collection as a kid and being turned off… Read more →