David Yates

1. NAME: David Yates

2. DATE OF BIRTH: 15th July 1960

3. OCCUPATION: Artist

4. PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK

5. WHAT YEAR DID YOU BECOME A FAN?: Late 1970's
 

6.  BEEFHEART ALBUMS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:
 
TROUT MASK REPLICA : 1
LICK MY DECALS OFF BABY :  2
CLEAR SPOT : 3
SPOTLIGHT KID : 4
DOC AT THE RADAR STATION :    5
ICE CREAM FOR CROW : 6
SHINY BEAST :   7
SAFE AS MILK : 8
7. TOP 10 OTHER ACTS:
The Fall
The Fall
The Nightingales
Buzzcocks
Modern Lovers
Television
Bulgarian Female Choirs
Interpol
John Taverner
Henryk Gorecki


8. NUMBER OF ALBUMS  OWNED: 100s

9. HOW DID YOU FIRST DISCOVER CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND,
AND WAS THERE A PARTICULAR SONG THAT MADE YOU SEE THE LIGHT?:

Subjected to TMR from age of 14/15 by friends. Didn't cotton on 'till later.
Probably Orange Claw Hammer or Fallin Ditch

10. NUMBER OF BEEFHEART  GIGS SEEN, AND WHICH YEARS:

Cardiff 1980 (?)
3 recent Magic Band shows in London and Leeds (2004/05)

11. ART SHOWS VISITED:

London 1986

13. MUSICAL ABILITY / TRAINING:

Occasional DIY slide guitar.
 

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