At least once a year I feel the need to feature the music of Captain Beefheart, particularly since so much cool stuff from him keeps bubbling up on YouTube. Here he is with the Magic Band performing “Sure Nuff ‘n’ Yes I Do” on the beach at Cannes in 1968. It’s like Space Aliens who could eat The Blues came to Earth and stayed a while.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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