Geoff Balme


1. NAME: Geoff "Atom" Balme

2. DATE OF BIRTH: 6/22/64

3. OCCUPATION: entomology

4. PLACE OF RESIDENCE: usa: north carolina raleigh

5. WHAT YEAR DID YOU BECOME A FAN?: over the past 20.


6.  BEEFHEART ALBUMS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:
(. SUBJECT TO CHANGE! WITH MY MOODS!)


A&M SESSOINS: ____________________1
SAFE AS MILK : ____________________ 5
MIRROR MAN : _____________________4
STRICTLY PERSONAL :   ____________
TROUT MASK REPLICA :____________  8
LICK MY DECALS OFF BABY :  _______7
SPOTLIGHT KID :____________________3
CLEAR SPOT :______________________ 2
UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED : __
BLUEJEANS & MOONBEAMS :   ______
SHINY BEAST :   ____________________6
DOC AT THE RADAR STATION :    ____2.5
ICE CREAM FOR CROW :____________
 
7. TOP 10 OTHER ACTS:
THE FALL,
GANG OF FOUR,
MISSION OF BURMA,
SONNY SHARROCK, STEREOLAB,
NEW PORNOGRAPHERS, WALKMEN,
SONIC YOUTH,
ROLLING STONES,
RL BURNSIDE.


8. NUMBER OF ALBUMS  OWNED: AROUND 3000

9. HOW DID YOU FIRST DISCOVER CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND,
AND WAS THERE A PARTICULAR SONG THAT MADE YOU SEE THE LIGHT?:
HOTHEAD AND ASHTRAY HEART on SNL way back when.

10. NUMBER OF BEEFHEART  GIGS SEEN, AND WHICH YEARS: NONE!

11. ART SHOWS VISITED: no.

12. ANY CONTACT WITH DON?: no.

13. MUSICAL ABILITY / TRAINING: lots of noodlin'

14. ANY OTHER INFO YOU WISH TO ADD?
i love music, it gets me through the hard times - i'm pleased that this works for me, it saves a lot of money on booze and drugs. :)
 

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