Captain Beefheart & Ry Cooder at Ungano’s New York review

Ry Cooder, with his group, and Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band, bowed to the New York Press at Ungano’s in mid-winter. Both are among theRead More

Clear Spot review by Robert Palmer

The continuing evolution of Beefheart’s music has been one of the most fascinating developments of contemporary rock. The Captain has seemed an introverted, almost schizophrenic figure,Read More

The Beacon, New York review

Don Van Vliet, who is better known as Captain Beefheart, writes some of the knottiest, most extravagantly off-center music ever played on amplified instruments. One canRead More

The Pop Life: Ice Cream For Crow review by Robert Palmer

Don Van Vliet, who is better known as Captain Beefheart, is still in the forefront of rock’s avant-garde, more than 15 years after the release ofRead More

The Zany Rock Of Captain Beefheart: Doc at the Radar Station review by Robert Palmer

Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band probably would have been an anomaly had they burst on an unsuspecting world anywhere, at any time. Ironically, the Captain,Read More

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