Captain Beefheart R.I.P.

Posted: January 4, 2011 in Current Events, Entertainment

Captain Beefheart is probably not a name that is known to most music fans these days, but his influence goes back almost half a century, impacting everything from Tom Waits to California Punk and Thrash Metal.  For a long time his album, Trout Mask Replica, topped lists as the best rock album ever made.  He had an early influence on and collaboration with the work of Frank Zappa, one of the most eclectic and far out rock musicians ever.

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