A Meeting With The 25th Century Quaker by Danny Houston

There used to be a great club in Glasgow, Scotland called The Maryland, and the owner Willie Cuthbertson (one of the great unacknowledged heroes of ScottishRead More

Like bluegrass only weirder

During the filming of The Magic Band DVD Mark Boston (Rockette Morton) remarked that the music of Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band was, “like bluegrassRead More

Love Over Gold by D. Whitney Quinn

I have had the pleasure of seeing Beefheart at least a dozen times between 1972 and 1980, starting with “Clear Spot” line-up. The first time IRead More

Mallard

Mallard

Magic Band Members: Mark Boston, John French, Bill Harkleroad, John Thomas, Art Tripp Is is a duck ? … is it a train? No, it’s theRead More

Mark Boston aka Rockette Morton

Mark Boston aka Rockette Morton

Originally from Salem, Illinois Mark’s family moved to the High Desert town of Lancaster in California in 1963. His father worked in a local grain factoryRead More

Rockette Morton Art – Noodles and Doodles

Rockette Morton Art – Noodles and Doodles

Since his heart surgery Mark Boston aka Rockette Morton, bassist extraordinaire for the Magic Band, has had to take things a bit easier so he hasRead More

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