drumbo and the raft of the ravenscroft

John French, far left.

From a recently published interview conducted by David Sinclair, regarding Drumbo\’s \”Beefheart: Through the Eyes of Magic\”:

\”He was a bully and a tyrant, but it\’s like a family thing.

Your brother or your sister might treat you like crap, but they\’re still family.\”

John Ravenscroft Peel.

John French (aka Drumbo): lead vocal, harmonica, sax, drums; Bill Harkleroad (aka Zoot Horn Rollo): guitar (left channel); Greg Davidson (aka Ella Guru): guitar (right channel); John Thomas: keyboards, bass.

All songs composed by John French. Performed with survivors from the Magic Band. illustration by ib.

DRUMBO: TO THE LOFT OF RAVENSCROFT from \”City of Refuge\” CD (Proper) 2008 (US) DRUMBO: GET SO MEAN from \”City of Refuge\” CD (Proper) 2008 (US)


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