In last week’s webcast from Collective Voice (7 Feb 2008), presenter Rory mentioned that Joe Meek, the iconic gay gun-toting creative genius couldn’t read or write music notation or even play an instrument. Yet he somehow made iconic tunes that most people will recognise even if they don’t know who did what. This is the… Continue reading Joe Meek, Captain Beefheart, can’t play music, can’t read music, so what!
One of my favourites for all time – I am this tune. I’m glad someone’s chucked a few videos out. The live one from Antoine de Caunes’s French show is substantially different – apart from his throat filled with flem it isn’t Zoot Horn Rollo (Bill Harkleroad) on guitar, and it shows. This one here… Continue reading Big Eyed Beans from Venus