Oh yeah, I've read that. Sums it up pretty well
Posted by Pugeye on April 4, 2018, 6:53 pm, in reply to "I liked Robyn Hitchcock’s comments on the Magic Band"
They all seem to suffer from PTSD. It's important to remember that Beefheart was significantly older than the rest of them (by close to a decade) and this type of communal living situation with a charismatic but weird and controlling male "leader" was actually fairly common at the time.