Dave Bently

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1. NAME: Dave  Bently

2. DATE OF BIRTH: 2nd March 1958

3. OCCUPATION: Various

4. PLACE OF RESIDENCE: St.Ives, Cambridge, England.

5. WHAT YEAR DID YOU BECOME A FAN?:      1972


6.  BEEFHEART ALBUMS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:

SAFE AS MILK : _____________________4
MIRROR MAN : ____________________ 6
STRICTLY PERSONAL :  ____________   1
TROUT MASK REPLICA :  __________    2
LICK MY DECALS OFF BABY :  ______  7
SPOTLIGHT KID :__________________   5
CLEAR SPOT :  ______________________3
UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED :   10
BLUE JEANS & MOONBEAMS :  ______11
SHINY BEAST :   _ ___________________ 9
DOC AT THE RADAR STATION :   _____12
ICE CREAM FOR CROW : ____________8
7. TOP 10 OTHER ACTS:
1. Beatles
2. Syd Barrett
3. Plus many others, unrankable


8. NUMBER OF ALBUMS  OWNED: 100+

9. HOW DID YOU FIRST DISCOVER CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND,
AND WAS THERE A PARTICULAR SONG THAT MADE YOU SEE THE LIGHT?:
 Heard of them at school and later stumbled across Clear Spot in a record shop. Had a listen and got hooked. Big Eyed Beans from Venus did it for me.

10. NUMBER OF BEEFHEART  GIGS SEEN,  AND WHICH YEARS:
     Three, the Rainbow 1973, and Knebworth and the New Victoria 1975

11. ART SHOWS VISITED:
None

12. ANY CONTACT WITH DON?: No.

13. MUSICAL ABILITY / TRAINING:
Fairly basic. Have dabbled with a number of instruments. Currently play a bit of alto sax and harmonica with an
amateur Jazz group. Enjoy trying to pick out one or two of the Beefheart harp riffs when tootling about at home

14. ANY OTHER INFO YOU WISH TO ADD?

    No
 

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