Joe Meek, Captain Beefheart, can’t play music, can’t read music, so what!

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!

Joe Meek, Crawling Chaos discussed on Collective Voice

I notice that on the most recent broadcast for 31 Jan 2008, Rory starts off with a Joe Meek tune and a bit of background information about the guy and his times. I discussed Joe Meek on this site some time ago now with boy-band Paul. For some of the Crawling Chaos stuff we did,… Continue reading Joe Meek, Crawling Chaos discussed on Collective Voice