Greg Guillot

1. NAME:   Greg Guillot

 2. DATE OF BIRTH:  3/8/1961

 3. OCCUPATION:  Attorney

 4. PLACE OF RESIDENCE:  Dallas, TX

 5. WHAT YEAR DID YOU BECOME A FAN?:  1979

 6.  BEEFHEART ALBUMS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:
 
 SAFE AS MILK :   ____________________6
 MIRROR MAN :   ___________________12
 STRICTLY PERSONAL :     __________   8
 TROUT MASK REPLICA :     _________  1
 LICK MY DECALS OFF BABY :    _____  2
 SPOTLIGHT KID :   _______________    _9
 CLEAR SPOT :     _________________       3
 UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED : 10
 BLUEJEANS & MOONBEAMS :    ____  11
 SHINY BEAST :    _________________      4
 DOC AT THE RADAR STATION :    ___  5
 ICE CREAM FOR CROW :____________7

 
 7. TOP 10 OTHER ACTS:
(1) King Crimson
(2) Gentle Giant
(3) Brian Eno
(4)Phil Manzanera
(5) Fred Frith/Henry Cow/Art Bears
(6) Material/Bill Laswell
(7) Chick Corea/Return to Forever/Electrik Band
(8) Ornette Coleman/PrimeTime
(9)Tony Williams (anything he drums on)
(10) Black Sabbath.


 8. NUMBER OF ALBUMS  OWNED:  Over 1000 probably

 9. HOW DID YOU FIRST DISCOVER CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC  BAND,
AND WAS THERE A PARTICULAR SONG THAT MADE YOU SEE THE LIGHT?:
-- Iread about the band in rock journals/magazines, and bought Trout Mask Replica on my own to check it out.  I loved it and kept on buying.  Then, in college in or around 1982, I tried to bring him to my college campus to play, and spoke with Gary Lucas several times about it, but alas, he retired
and backed out of the show.

 10. NUMBER OF BEEFHEART  GIGS SEEN, AND WHICH YEARS:
Never seen him.

 11. ART SHOWS VISITED:
Never visited one -- but I had a friend visit one in Atlanta when it came to his town, and he sent me the program.

 12. ANY CONTACT WITH DON?:
Never

 13. MUSICAL ABILITY / TRAINING:
Rudimentary guitar skills (mainly just chords), good singer, never been in a band, but love music.

 14. ANY OTHER INFO YOU WISH TO ADD?
 Disc-jockey in college in Tennessee and while in law school in New Orleans, with both jazz and rock shows --played lots of Beefheart on-air.

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