Matt Janovic – John French’s Q&As 2000/1

In early / mid 2000 John French called on Radar Station visitors for some help writing his book, Beefheart: Through The Eyes Of Magic…

From: Matt Janovic
Sent: Sunday, January 16, 2000 2:28 AM

Hiya, how about more in-depth coverage of Don’s meetings with Ornette Coleman, and his relationship with Frank Zappa? Thank you!

Thanks Matt,

Coleman is a mystery to me. I wasn’t there, nor was I really interested in meeting him. If it would have been Coltrane, I would have camped out on his door, but I never cared that much for Coleman. Bill’s book gives the most information any band member would probably have on that subject. I do, however, explore in as much depth as possible the relationship between Frank and Don.

– John French

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