According to The Guardian, The Jockey Club’s chief executive, Simon Bazalgette was recently interviewed in the racecard at Cheltenham. Bazalgette said that his four ideal dinner guests would be “Richard Feynman, Vaseley (sic) Kandinsky, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Captain Beefheart.”
Cal Schenkel is offering beautiful archival quality Giclée Prints of his acrylic on paper study of the Trout Mask Replica album cover artwork, 2009, hand-signed. 13x13in Personalized at no extra charge–specify inscription when ordering. See ralf.com
Old Skool Hooligans have a selection of Captain Beefheart t-shirts for sale.
Be quick if you want to see the video of Captain Beefheart’s telephoned contribution to American Bandstand in June 1966 at YouTube. You can also read the story of Captain Beefheart’s first TV broadcasts.
Impatient souls can whet their appetites for the revelations of John French’s book at Proper Records website where there are twelve pages of extracts and photographs.