Michael Alderson
1. NAME:     Mick/Mike(I get called both) Alderson

2. DATE OF BIRTH:       22/02/56

3. OCCUPATION:         Groundsman

4. PLACE OF RESIDENCE:        Derby, England

5. WHAT YEAR DID YOU BECOME A FAN?: 1974
 

6.  BEEFHEART ALBUMS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:
 
 
SAFE AS MILK : _________________  =7
MIRROR MAN : __________________ =7
STRICTLY PERSONAL :  ___________=3
TROUT MASK REPLICA :  __________ 2
LICK MY DECALS OFF BABY :  _____ 1
SPOTLIGHT KID :_________________=7
CLEAR SPOT :  __________________  =7
UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED 11
BLUE JEANS & MOONBEAMS :  ___ =11
SHINY BEAST :   _ ______________   =3
DOC AT THE RADAR STATION :   __=3
ICE CREAM FOR CROW : _________=3
7. TOP 10 OTHER ACTS:
 
1.Zappa
2.Hendrix
3.Dylan
4.Bowie
5.Led Zep
6.Beatles
7.Arthur Brown
8.Rolling Stones
9.Bonzo Dog Band
10.Cat Stevens


8. NUMBER OF ALBUMS  OWNED: Approx 1000

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 Strictly Personal for 99p in 1974. Ah Feel Like Ahcid hooked me instantly.

10. NUMBER OF BEEFHEART  GIGS SEEN,  AND WHICH YEARS:
To my everlasting regret, I saw Don only once, at Knebworth in July 1975.

11. ART SHOWS VISITED:  None

12. ANY CONTACT WITH DON?:  No

13. MUSICAL ABILITY / TRAINING:  None whatsoever.

14. ANY OTHER INFO YOU WISH TO ADD?
I'm a fairly strong chess player, and I enjoy hill-walking, rock scrambling, cycling, gardening, cooking for friends
and getting drunk with them.
 
 

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