Gongstar
 
 
 6.  BEEFHEART ALBUMS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:
 
 7. TOP 10 OTHER ACTS:
 8. NUMBER OF ALBUMS  OWNED:            2000

 9. HOW DID YOU FIRST DISCOVER CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND,
 AND WAS THERE A PARTICULAR SONG THAT MADE YOU SEE THE LIGHT?:
I bought Trout Mask Replica due to the Zappa connection.  Ella Guru.

10. NUMBER OF BEEFHEART  GIGS SEEN,  AND WHICH YEARS:        7 shows.
 Oct 19, 73 Aragon Ballroom Chicago w/ Trapeze (Glenn Hughes) and Sailcat (Motorcycle Mama).
 Early Jan 74, Troubador L.A. W/ Martin Mull as opener for the first three nights of I think a five or
six night run. Would have gone to all but had to fly home w/ Mom & Dad.
What a happy accident to be in L.A. on vacation to find the Captain playing.
Thanks to mom and dad for letting me stay in Hollywood, while they went south to San Diego.
 75 Bongo Fury Tour .Int'l Amphitheatre, Chicago.
 Nov.10, 78. Vegetable Buddies, South Bend In. 2 Sets.
Some songs performed were:
 Tropical Hot Dog Night, Nowadays A Woman's Gotta Hit A Man, Owed t'Alex, Dropout Boogie,
Harry Irene, Abba Zabba,  Ice Rose, Moonlight on Vermont, Floppy Boot Stomp, You Know You're A Man,
Bat Chain Puller, When I See Mommy, Safe as Milk, Bellerin' Plain.
 1980 Tut's (maybe it was still The Quiet Knight) Chicago. !st of 2 shows.

11. ART SHOWS VISITED:          none

12. ANY CONTACT WITH DON?:
Talked with Don at third Troubador show.It seemed like he knew about me as he had chatted with a friend of mine on Triad radio show in Chicago some time between the Aragon show & the Troubador shows.
. Introduced to Jan and got autograph "to Jim Love Over Gold".
Also in 80, Don signed a photo I shot at Vegetable Buddies "Van Vliet 80" as I caught him coming
off stage. Man,  was  my brother in law impressed by my bold action. ha!

13. MUSICAL ABILITY / TRAINING:          None

14. ANY OTHER INFO YOU WISH TO ADD?: I think it's all there. Thanks

 
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