dead at 69.

Unfortunately, the suits at Sony Music Entertainment have made it virtually impossible to embed any of his old videos, so I highly encourage all of you to seek out and illegally steal Beefheart’s albums from BitTorrent.

Especially try and thieve his 1967 debut “Safe As Milk,” which features a 20-year-old Ry Cooder on guitar.

The best music is free music,