publication date: Monday, November 1, 2021 (part of Fall 2021)
clue: This avant-garde musician didn't serve in the military, but he did lead a magical music band to a cult following, while singing about crows, trout, and other beasts.
explanation: Don Van Vliet performed as Captain Beefheart. Backed by "The Magic Band," he recorded albums including Ice Cream for Crow, Trout Mask Replica, and Shiny Beast. more…