Captain Beefheart

Me and mine were all saddened last week with the news of the passing of one of the true great originals of American popular music — Captain Beefheart. The man who was born…

Captain BeefheartRest in Peace: Captain Beefheart: Jan. 15, 1941–Dec. 17, 2010.

Cult musician and visual artist Don Van Vliet died Friday after years of suffering from multiple sclerosis.

Found on YouTube below is “Making Love to a Vampire with a Monkey on my Knee” by Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band.

[Image: Captain Beefheart at Convocation Hall, Toronto, 1974. Photo by Jean-Luc via Wikimedia Commons]