Playlist: Captain Beefheart

Captain Beefheart's real name was Don Van Vliet. He led a life that makes a chronological profile a great deal of fun to read. The sense is that behind the odd names and difficult music -- you don't hum...
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Tops on This Day in 1988: “Roll With It”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ch_ai4duCRU The invaluable site bobbobst.com tells us that the top song on this day in 1998 was Steve Winwoods "Roll With It." Here is more on Winwood, who rose to...
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Cake: “Short Skirt/Long Jacket”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyJUm1K1Etc HT: Ron H. It takes a very brave band--or one with absolutely no notion of how the Internet works--to use a common noun as its name. It likely is the latter,...