December 18, 2010

Don Van Vliet (Captain Beefheart): 1941-2010

Don Van Vliet, who will always be remembered by his stage name Captain Beefheart, died at a Northern California hospital from complications associated with multiple sclerosis. As a musician his released 12 albums, before taking up painting in 1982.

His Trout Mask Replica and Lick My Decals Off, Baby albums are part of any serious collection of music. A truly unique voice is now forever silent.


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