Thursday, May 3, 2007
- Interview with Captain Beefheart, late seventies
I'm not sure about the date of this one, but guessing from the musicians Beefheart mentions, it must have been around the late seventies 'return to form' period.
Apparently, Beefheart used to call Peel sporadically, even many years after he'd stopped making music. Peel, by his own admission, was quite scared of these phone calls; can you imagine trying to hold a conversation with the man?
Get the interview, in all its washy medium wave glory, here. I have another Beefheart interview somewhere and will make it available as soon as I find it.
Who was John Peel?
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