Chris Ingalls


1. NAME: Chris Ingalls

 2. DATE OF BIRTH: March 8, 1969

 3. OCCUPATION: Media archivist (full-time) book/music retail employee (part-time)

 4. PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 5. WHAT YEAR DID YOU BECOME A FAN?: 2007.
 

 6.  BEEFHEART ALBUMS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:
 SAFE AS MILK :  ___________________ 9
 MIRROR MAN :  ___________________ 6
 STRICTLY PERSONAL :   ___________N/A
 TROUT MASK REPLICA : ___________ 2
 LICK MY DECALS OFF BABY :  ______ 7
 SPOTLIGHT KID :  __________________5
 CLEAR SPOT :   _____________________1
 UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED :11
 BLUEJEANS & MOONBEAMS :  _____10
 SHINY BEAST : _____________________3
 DOC AT THE RADAR STATION :  ____ 4
 ICE CREAM FOR CROW :___________  8

 
 7. TOP 10 OTHER ACTS:
1 Frank Zappa
2 Elvis Costello
3 Wilco
4 Paul Weller
5 Glenn Gould
6 John Coltrane
7 David Byrne
8 Brad Mehldau
9 Mike Doughty
10 The Beautiful South


 8. NUMBER OF ALBUMS  OWNED: Oh, I'd say about 1,300

 9. HOW DID YOU FIRST DISCOVER CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND,
 AND WAS THERE A PARTICULAR SONG THAT MADE YOU SEE THE LIGHT?:
Bought Trout Mask Replica on CD in 1991 (as a hardcore Zappa fan, it was a requirement), couldn't get into it, rediscovered him in March
2007 thanks to some MP3s sent to me by my brother. More mature ears helped me see the light.
 

 10. NUMBER OF BEEFHEART  GIGS SEEN, AND WHICH YEARS:
 None, unfortunately.

 11. ART SHOWS VISITED:
 None, unfortunately.

 12. ANY CONTACT WITH DON?:
 None, unfortunately.

 13. MUSICAL ABILITY / TRAINING:
 Drummer since age 10, but haven't played regularly since around 1993 (when my indie-ish band, Porkchop, bored US servicemembers in Iceand).

14. ANY OTHER INFO YOU WISH TO ADD?
Visit my livejournal: http://www.livejournal.com/users/trocadero
 

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