The 12 Discs of Christmas 2010 #5

Captain Beefheart - There Ain't No Santa Claus on the Evenin' Stage
(from The Spotlight Kid, Reprise MS-2050, 1972)

"Nobody knows how to make sad songs anymore. They all just sound like vampires now. Songs break my eardrums instead of my heart these days."
~Don Van Vliet


Vanwall said...

Damn, you nailed it with this one.

Timmy said...

Thank you for appreciating one HELL of a Bluesinger & inovator.

Sock MonKey 1 said...

He was one of the greats. He has been out of the show business so long that his death can't be called a "great tragedy", but it is pretty sad to hear another bell toll.