Anyone into downloading music legally but without the annoying restrictions that come with most online music services may be interested to know that several Beefheart and Beefheart-related albums are available on E-Music now.
E-Music offers top quality mp3s free of all DRM restrictions – you can copy them, keep them, burn them to CD, transfer them to a portable, delete them and download them again all at no extra cost. It’s also very reasonably priced.
You will currently find the following Beefheart related items on E-Music:
- Grow Fins (essential Beefheart rarities box set from Revenant)
- 21st Century Mirror Men (excellent reformed Magic Band live album)
- Hot Rats (stunning Zappa album with Beefheart’s vocals on Willie The Pimp)
- Bongo Fury (Zappa and Beefheart live album)
- Zoot Allures (Zappa album features Beefheart’s harmonica on Find Her Finer)
- One Size Fits All (Zappa album features Beefheart on San Ber’dino)
- Cheap Thrills (Zappa album features Beefheart on The Torture Never Stops)
- Mystery Disc (Zappa album features numerous early collaborations with Beefheart)
- The Lost Episodes (Zappa album features numerous early collaborations with Beefheart)
- Neon Meate Dream Of A Octafish (tribute to Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band)
You can sign up for a free trial which includes 50 free mp3s to download and keep. I’ve been a loyal subscriber to E-Music since the very day they first started a subscription service – seven years ago – and there’s still a tonne of great music there that I haven’t heard yet.
If you know of any more Beefheart-related items at Emusic please post a comment and let us know.