About Captain Beefheart
Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet on January 15, 1941, died December 17 2010) is an American musician and painter, best known by the pseudonym Captain Beefheart. His musical work was mainly conducted with a rotating assembly of musicians called The Magic Band, which was active between the mid-1960s and the early 1980s. Van Vliet was chiefly a singer and harmonica player, occasionally playing saxophone and keyboards. Read more about Captain Beefheart on Last.fm.