Michael Agnos

1. NAME:  Michael Agnos

 2. DATE OF BIRTH:  February 23, 1955

 3. OCCUPATION:  Disabled...used to be a machinist and troublemaker.  Am  still a pot-smoking peace creep, however.

 4. PLACE OF RESIDENCE:  Southern California desert

 5. WHAT YEAR DID YOU BECOME A FAN?:  1970
 

 6.  BEEFHEART ALBUMS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:
SAFE AS MILK : ___________________
 MIRROR MAN : ____________________
 STRICTLY PERSONAL :   ____________
 TROUT MASK REPLICA : ____________
 LICK MY DECALS OFF BABY :  _______1
SPOTLIGHT KID : __________________
 CLEAR SPOT :____________________
 UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED :  not heard
 BLUEJEANS & MOONBEAMS :   not heard
SHINY BEAST :   ___________________
 DOC AT THE RADAR STATION :
 ICE CREAM FOR CROW :___not heard
 Picking my favorites is way too difficult.  I love them all!!!  But..LMDOB is my favorite, and maybe Shiny Beast.
 7. TOP 10 OTHER ACTS:
Little Feat,
Mothers of Invention,
Beatles,
Grateful Dead,
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven and hot five
The Who,
Doors,
Love,
Jefferson Airplane,
Big Brother & the Holding Co.
The Rolling Stones,
and, last but not least, The Fugs....(and Bob Dylan and Phil Ochs...and Joy of Cooking)


 8. NUMBER OF ALBUMS  OWNED:  hundreds

 9. HOW DID YOU FIRST DISCOVER CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND,
 AND WAS THERE A PARTICULAR SONG THAT MADE YOU SEE THE LIGHT?:
  My brother brought home the "Strictly Personal" album in 1970.  My life has never been the same...

 10. NUMBER OF BEEFHEART  GIGS SEEN, AND WHICH YEARS:
         One Beefheart gig.  It was at the Fox Long Beach Theater, California, in 1972.

 11. ART SHOWS VISITED:  none

 12. ANY CONTACT WITH DON?:  no.

 13. MUSICAL ABILITY / TRAINING:
play guitar and trumpet.  Can sightread  with trumpet fairly well.

 14. ANY OTHER INFO YOU WISH TO ADD?
       I'm very glad indeed to hear that Long Lunar Note continue to float!
 

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