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When John Morthland in the . Times made that prophetic statement, it sounded good to me, so let's take it a bit further and claim to the 1930's through 1960's in Austin as the theme of the original Threadgill's on North Lamar Blvd. The big, new shiny one downtown sits next door to the site of the late, great Armadillo World Headquarters and contains a large portion of memorabilia from the musical hey-day of Austin in the 1970's. The juke box holds 100 albums of artists who played the 'Dillo and the piano hanging from the ceiling was played by artists as diverse as Count Basie and Commander Cody, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ray Charles, Leon Russell and Captain Beefheart. Threadgill's tries to serve as a link between the new Austin and its past. In matters of music and food, we represent a time before disco or microwaves. I've been fortunate enough to encounter many of the colorful and talented folks who have made creative contributions to the city over the past fifty years. I've saved mementos that I'll share with you if you'll just take a moment to look around.   ---Eddie Wilson, Proprietor

In March 2005, Q magazine placed "Big Eyed Beans from Venus" at number 53 in its list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks. [4] "Her Eyes Are a Blue Million Miles" was featured on the soundtrack of the 1998 film The Big Lebowski , and was later covered by the Black Keys and the Washington .-based band Shortstack. The title track has been covered by Painted Willie and by Mark Lanegan .

The exhibition photo above was taken by Voot Zombo at the 1990 Fred Hoffman Gallery “ Paintings and Drawings ” exhibition. Many thanks indeed to Voot for sending it over.

NTS Radio recently broadcast ‘The Magic Behind Beefheart’, an hour long look at Don and the Magic Band’s career by Imogen Eason. A great selection of

The album's title, said Lucas, came from a 2013 concert in Amsterdam conceived and presented by Dutch producer Co De Kloet, in which a 65-piece orchestra played Van Vliet's music. Lucas performed at the show and Hendryx was one of the featured vocalists. "The first time I ever played Amsterdam was with Don," Lucas recalls. "I did a tour with him in 1980, and he had a rabid fan base there. The audience would be chanting his name, 'Van Vliet, Van Vliet,' which is like 'Smith' there."

Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band were an American band who created music that has occasionally been dubbed " avant garde - blues ". Their music was characterized by bluesy melodies, shambolic instrumentation, idiosyncratic, unbound timings, the growls and shrieks of Beefheart's vocals and his surreal, poetic lyrics. Throughout their career, the band's musical direction was tightly controlled by Don Van Vliet (1941 - 2010), aka Captain Beefheart, who subjected the band to intense regimes of rehearsal; this tension combined with poor… read more

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