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Don "Captain Beefheart" Van Vliet

Don Van Vliet (Photo: RB/Redferns/Getty Images)
Don Van Vliet (Photo: RB/Redferns/Getty Images)

Guest Book Highlights

November 22, 2018 "Thanks for loaning me your tape recorder, Don" - K B (LB, CA)
May 29, 2017 "May your Bulbs always be Fast, Sweet and Bulbous
Mark Silva" - Mark Silva (Mountain View, CA)
May 28, 2017 "Finally got to make the pilgrimage to the coast, and see your house and little town. What a great area for fostering your art. Peaceful. Thank for everything. Thanks for being you." - Ty Hitzemann (Cottonwood, CA, CA)
May 09, 2016 "Noreen ( Reeder ) Laub, I was the first President of your fan club in 1966. Don was a very talented man in many ways he could write a song and sing it he was a good artist, he was well known for his music and his art. You will be greatly missed by the world. RIP Don." - Noreen Laub (Derby, ME)
January 15, 2016 "John 17:3 , 'To have everlasting life we must learn to know God and whom He has sent Jesus Christ '. God wants all of us to live forever." - Johanne
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Obituary for Don "Captain Beefheart" Van Vliet
SAN FRANCISCO – Musician and artist Don Van Vliet, who performed a complex brand of experimental rock under the name Captain Beefheart, died Friday....
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