captain beefheart electricity

don van vliet SINGING INK
poetry and fine arts


bill harkleroad, guitarist

painting - poem - drawing

painting & poem
from 1972 back cover THE SPOTLIGHT KID album 1972
poem reprinted england book THE LIVES AND TIMES OF CAPTAIN BEEFHEART first three editions 1977/80

captain beefheart / don van vliet - painting - 'zoot horn rollo' (bill harkleroad) 1971 - back cover 'the spotlight kid' lp 1972

don van vliet 1971


from usa promotional booklet BROWN STAR mid 1972
reprinted liner notes THE SPOTLIGHT KID / CLEAR SPOT two-on-one ceedee 1990

note the writing error 'roollo' !

captain beefheart / don van vliet - drawing - 'zoot horn rollo' (bill harkleroad) 1972 - promo booklet 'brown star' 1972

don van vliet 1972


portraits of other MAGIC BAND MEMBERS:
MARK BOSTON rockette morton
ROY ESTRADA oréjon / audi hon
ELLIOT INGBER winged eel fingerling
ART TRIPP ed marimba


click clack to the power station, the news or the other SINGING INK

captain beefheart electricity
as felt by teejo