8 thoughts on “ Clear Spot - Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band - Clear Spot (Vinyl, LP)

  1. Released in , it is the only album credited solely to Captain Beefheart (Don Van Vliet) rather than Beefheart and the Magic Band. Often cited as one of the most accessible of Beefheart's albums, it is solidly founded in the blues but also uses instruments such as marimba and jingle bells that are not typical of that genre.
  2. A minor shift in the band had toughened the sound, and the LP combined his continuing refinement with a touch of Clear Spot‘s hard-nosed attack. Beefheart went still further with Ice Cream for Crow, the height of his musical career’s most sustained upward creative swing, despite (because of?) a near-total lineup turnover right after the recording of Doc.
  3. Jan 18,  · Clear Spot is the seventh album by Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band. It originally released on LP in in a clear plastic sleeve. Description provided by 5/5(9).
  4. May 18,  · Long-time Magic Band guitarist Moris Tepper, first met Beefheart [aka Don Van Vliet] at the Troubadour in Los Angeles during the Clear Spot tour. He stayed in the band until Speaking to Uncut, Tepper reveals that aside from the alternative versions that appear on Sun Zoom Spark, there is also a trove of unreleased Beefheart material.
  5. Don Van Vliet’s reputation mostly rests on the mind-bending knottiness of Troutmaskreplica and similar work, but he could also dial down the weird and dial up the blues. ’s Clear Spot is his most successful attempt to nail a compromise between groove-driven blues rock and his inimitable creative puttvabwallveponcisolezytofouli.coinfo’s the title track’s swamp eco-blues, the Stax soul of Too Much.
  6. Jul 10,  · Run to find a clear spot Can’t shadow down, the sun big brown Mosquitos ‘n moccasins steppin’ all around ‘fraid I’m gonna get hit ‘fraid I’m gonna get hit I have to run so far to find a clear spot () Transcribed by John Atwell. See all Clear Spot (song) material.
  7. Run to find a clear spot Can't shadow down, the sun big brown Mosquitos 'n moccasins steppin' all around 'Fraid I'm gonna get hit Sun's all hottin' and a rottin' hot Vegetation's hot Sleepin' in a bayou on a old rotten cot Can't find my kind of folks havin' fun Got to run run run run Run to find a clear spot Can't shadow down, the sun big brown.
  8. Long-time Magic Band guitarist Moris Tepper, first met Beefheart [aka Don Van Vliet] at the Troubadour in Los Angeles during the Clear Spot tour. He stayed in the band until Speaking to Uncut, Tepper reveals that aside from the alternative versions that appear on Sun Zoom Spark, there is also a trove of unreleased Beefheart material.

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