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Don Van Vliet ( /væn ˈvliːt/, born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American musician, singer-songwriter, artist and poet widely known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His musical work was conducted with a rotating ensemble of musicians called The Magic Band, active between 1965 and 1982, with whom he recorded 13 studio albums. Noted for his powerful singing voice with its wide range, Van Vliet also played the harmonica, saxophone and numerous other wind instruments. His music blended rock, blues and psychedelia with avant-garde and contemporary experimental composition. Beefheart was also known for exercising an almost dictatorial control over his supporting musicians, and for often constructing myths about his life. more »


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1984
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moonchild
On the night she born the lightning flashed and the thunder roar
But when they heard her cry -the clouds rolled back and the full moon fill the sky
Shinin' down in her eye
Can you hear her cry 

Moon child
She always look so pale
The things she wear and the long white veil 
She wrapped it up so tight -your mind come loose and you drift on out of sight
She's a child of the night
Can you hear her cry 

Moon child
....too high (she always tries to hide?) 
The way she feel s on the darker side 
She like to fall in love every time there's a full moon up above 
Then she's out of this world
She's another girl
And it makes her cry
I love to hear her cry
Moon Child 
(Note: credited to David Gates: an amazing tailoring job

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Written by: MARCELLA LEVY, SIOBHAN FAHEY

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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