Kim Burton


 1. NAME: Kim Burton

 2. DATE OF BIRTH: 25 April 1956

 3. OCCUPATION: Translator, writer, musician

 4. PLACE OF RESIDENCE: The Hague, Netherlands

 5. WHAT YEAR DID YOU BECOME A FAN?: About 1972

 6.  BEEFHEART ALBUMS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:
 
 SAFE AS MILK : _____________________7
 MIRROR MAN : ____________________10
 STRICTLY PERSONAL :   _____________6
 TROUT MASK REPLICA : ____________2
 LICK MY DECALS OFF BABY :  _______1
 SPOTLIGHT KID : ___________________3
 CLEAR SPOT :______________________  5
 UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED :_11
 BLUEJEANS & MOONBEAMS :   ______
 SHINY BEAST :   _____________________4
 DOC AT THE RADAR STATION :    ____ 8
 ICE CREAM FOR CROW :_____________9
 7. TOP 10 OTHER ACTS:
John Coltrane
David Munrow
Joni Mitchell
Predrag Gojkovic
Laver Bariu
Keith Jarrett
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico
Choc Stars
Petar Ralchev
Bukka White


 8. NUMBER OF ALBUMS  OWNED: Lots

 9. HOW DID YOU FIRST DISCOVER CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND,
AND WAS THERE A PARTICULAR SONG THAT MADE YOU SEE THE LIGHT?:
My best friend's brother had a copy of Strictly Personal, and when we were 14 we used to listen and pretend we were grown up. It was some
years later when I heard TMR and fell for Sugar'n'Spikes.

 10. NUMBER OF BEEFHEART  GIGS SEEN, AND WHICH YEARS:
One, in Bristol, probably 1975

 11. ART SHOWS VISITED: None

 12. ANY CONTACT WITH DON?: None

 13. MUSICAL ABILITY / TRAINING:
Pianist, accordionist, other bits and pieces, bachelor's degree in music, worked as a musician for some time.

 14. ANY OTHER INFO YOU WISH TO ADD?
 

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