Posted tagged ‘rock music’

“the world touches too hard” Captain Beefheart, 1941-2010

2010/12/18

Don Van Vliet, better known as Captain Beefheart, died yesterday.

Here’s the NPR article on his life:

Remembering Captain Beefheart 

"John Peel called Beefheart a true genius"

The Pattie Boyd Effect/Affect

2010/12/07

Yes indeed, science has its formulas. Albert Einstein came up with that one about “mass–energy equivalence” and now everybody knows that E = mc2 (well, supposedly anyways).

Then there’s Sir Issac Newton and his trifector of motion. He wrote it in Latin so I can’t understand it, but people say it’s important and I believe them ever since the time I got lost in an apple orchard.

Pattie Boyd

But it’s not very fair for science to hog all the important formulas. Music should have some too. And thanks to a gal named Pattie Boyd, it does.

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