Don Van Vliet

The Captain And Me

He was born Don Van Vliet and he died as Don Van Vliet. In between he was know as [lastfm]Captain Beefheart[/lastfm] and he died this past Friday leaving a singularly unique body of recorded work […]


R.I.P. Captain Beefheart — Dead At 69

Rock legend [lastfm]Captain Beefheart[/lastfm], aka Don Van Vliet, died Friday, December 17. According to Rolling Stone, the avant garde rocker passed away at a California hospital due to complications from multiple sclerosis. He was 69.