Captain Beefheart: Under Review (2006)
May 12, 2021 8:33 AM - Subscribe

"Traces the roots and history of this iconic musical legend with rare live and studio performances of Beefheart, interspersed with contributions from virtually all members of The Magic Band along with a panel of esteemed experts." - Amazon description
posted by The corpse in the library (1 comment total)
I wasn't able to finish this. Maybe if I liked his music -- but I've enjoyed other rockumentaries even though I wasn't a fan of the musicians, so it isn't just that. Aspects of it felt like it was made by high school students (e.g. the weird settings for the interviews). Didn't have anyone other than White men interviewed, as far as I could tell, despite Beefheart wanting to be a blues musician. The drummer was interesting (if you ignored the telephone-in-the-tree schtick) and so were the writers (if you didn't get distracted by one being in a church pulpit).
posted by The corpse in the library at 8:40 AM on May 12, 2021

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