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Captain Beefheart (Don Van Vliet) also played Tubeworks. It's interesting because he rarely did TV. Beefheart performed two long songs with free jazz overtones: "Bellerin' Pain" and "Woe is Ah Me Bop." It was Beefheart backed up by his Magic Band circa Lick Off My Decals Baby, which included two drummers and former members of the Mothers of Invention.
They played a strange progression with very unconventional riffs, which was Beefheart's signature style. The Magic Band wore ball caps looking like "Satch" from the Bowery Boys. Beefheart stood on stage reading a newspaper when he wasn't singing or playing his parts. This seemed strange but you can't predict what a guy like Beefheart is going to do next. The hats and the newspaper only added to the performance's sense of suspended animation.