Dancing to Captain Beefheart

In June of 2007 I read a plug for “I Wanna Find Me A Woman That’ll Hold My Big Toe Till I Have To Go” inRead More

The Captain Beefheart Story

The Captain Beefheart Story

Scary Go Round, John Allison’s long-running internet comic strip, has this week turned its attention to The Captain Beefheart Story. A warning caption states that thisRead More

Derek
1 Aug
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Idling with Captain Beefheart

Idling with Captain Beefheart

The latest edition of The Idler magazine contains a nice piece about Captain Beefheart accompanying a series of quotes from the man himself. It’s only aRead More

Graham
5 Jun
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Herb Bermann in poetry video at YouTube

Herb Bermann in poetry video at YouTube

Herb Bermann, the legendary poet who wrote most of Captain Beefheart’s Safe As Milk lyrics (and some more) appears on a new DVD recently recorded atRead More

Jeopardy, more video, a CD and a zoo

Jeopardy Jaws dropped across a nation on December 11th when the B-word was used on American prime-time television. Captain Beefheart had become famous for a momentRead More

Coming Clean

Coming Clean

Coming Clean, a new album by Magic Band maestro and guitar-god Gary Lucas has been gathering hugely favourable reviews for Gary’s exemplary skills and for theRead More

Does it start at the bottom or does it start at the top?

A nice feature about Captain Beefheart has just gone online in one of The Guardian’s podcasts. Beefheart fan Jon Dennis chats to John Harris (author ofRead More

Secrets of Beefheart songwriting

The idiotbastard mailed to let me know that the January edition of Guitar and Bass magazine contains an article about Captain Beefheart. I have not yetRead More

Derek
2 Jan
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How to buy… Beefheart

This issue of Mojo (November) has a buyers’ guide for Captain Beefheart featuring a readers’ top ten of all his albums: Trout Mask Replica Clear Spot/SpotlightRead More

Beef-spotting

I’ve always tried to avoid taking a train-spotter approach with this site over the years (not that you would think it from my blog entries) –Read More

Graham
23 Aug
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Captain Beefheart Project

Another new Beefheart blog – Captain Beefheart Project – has been created this weekend. The first three entries deal with particular concerts, giving background information andRead More

Derek
24 Jul
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