Garry Only
NAME:   Garry Only

DATE OF BIRTH: 1955

PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Sydney

WHAT YEAR DID YOU BECOME A FAN?: 1980
 

BEEFHEART ALBUMS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:
 
DOC AT THE RADAR STATION :    _______1
TROUT MASK REPLICA :     _____________2
LICK MY DECALS OFF BABY :    _________3
SAFE AS MILK :   ______________________ 4
ICE CREAM FOR CROW :______________ _5
SPOTLIGHT KID :   _____________________6
SHINY BEAST :    _______________________7
CLEAR SPOT :     _______________________ 8
STRICTLY PERSONAL :     _______________9
MIRROR MAN :   ______________________10
UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED : ___11
BLUEJEANS & MOONBEAMS :    _______been scared off...never got around to it

TOP 10 OTHER ACTS:

Always a hard thing to do - a pool from which, even the missing ones, 10 can be found :
Wire/ RobinWilliamson&ISB /AnimalCollective/ ThisHeat/ MX80/ VanDerGraafG/
Ramones/ Howlin Wolf/ The Fall/ Faust/ Wyatt/ certain Crimson/ Residents
(first few)/ Beatles/ Stravinsky/ Stones/ Mingus/ Scott Walker/ Orbison/
Ubu/ XTC/ Shostakovich/ Randy Newman/ Tom Waits/ Radiohead/ Zeppelin/
Midlake/ NDrake/ Frith/ Blegvad/ Slapp Happy/ HCow/ Can/ HarryPartch/ Conlon
Nancarrow/ Will Oldham/ PJ Harvey/ Bjork/ ...here the memory fades, temporarily...


NUMBER OF ALBUMS  OWNED: c.600 (cds & lps)

HOW DID YOU FIRST DISCOVER CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND,
AND WAS THERE A PARTICULAR SONG THAT MADE YOU SEE THE LIGHT?:
in 1980 the whole thing was blurred between Doc & TMR & Decals - played them all around then.
Blue Gene/Vermont/HumanGetsMeBlues/BigDig/BletherinPlain/SueEgypt/Dachau...

NUMBER OF BEEFHEART GIGS SEEN: None

ART SHOWS VISITED: None

ANY CONTACT WITH DON?: No

MUSICAL ABILITY / TRAINING: mostly guitar (since'70) & others along the way.
 

 
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