Saturday Matinee: The Artist Formerly Known as Captain Beefheart

It was a year ago today that fearless artist Don Van Vliet, more widely known as Captain Beefheart, died of complications from multiple sclerosis. If you’re unfamiliar or only passingly familiar with the man who likely influenced every musician you listen to, check out this Beefheart documentary from legendary music enthusiast John Peel.



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