Art Tripp writes about Don

In 1984 Don and I had renewed our friendship for many years in north California after we’d both left the music biz. Our homes were onlyRead More

Bill Harkleroad writes about Don

My friend Art Tripp nailed it head to toe and I just can’t say it any better. Time erased all the injustices and I am leftRead More

Don Van Vliet 1941-2010 – Graham’s tribute

Don’s gallery have announced that he died today. I’d like to offer my sincere condolences to his family, friends and especially his wife Jan. We willRead More

Don Van Vliet 1941-2010 – Steve’s tribute

We’re very saddened to hear that Don has passed away. He has succumbed to complications with the multiple sclerosis that he’s been suffering with for manyRead More

Don Van Vliet tributes and fond farewells

Don Van Vliet tributes and fond farewells

We were very sorry to learn that Don Van Vliet passed away on Friday 17 December 2010 due to complications arising from multiple sclerosis. Tributes fromRead More

John French’s tribute to Don Van Vliet

While touring in the UK in 1975, there was a concert we played in a medium sized hall somewhere lost in time, where a bus broughtRead More

Los Angeles Council tribute to Don Van Vliet

Los Angeles Council tribute to Don Van Vliet

On the 5 January 2011 at the request of Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz, the City Council unanimously agreed to adjourn its meeting early inRead More

Magazine tributes

It took a while for the main music mags to react to Don’s death because of their advanced editorial deadlines. Here are some of them thatRead More

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