Black, Jimmy Carl

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Black, Jimmy Carl Gender: M
James Carl Inkanish, Jr.
born on 1 February 1938 at 07:15 (= 07:15 AM )
Place El Paso, Texas, 31n46, 106w29
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 12°05' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 23°51 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 15°35'

Jimmy Carl Black (performing with the Muffin Men, 12 August 2005, Cropredy Festival)
photo: Brian Marks, license cc-by-2.0


Native American musician. From 1964 to 1969 he was a drummer and vocalist for The Mothers of Invention, a California rock band that served as the backing musicians for Frank Zappa. He also played with Muffin Men (a Frank Zappa tribute band based in Liverpool, England); Captain Beefheart; Geronimo Black; The Grandmothers; Black, Brown and Blue; and Strange News From Mars.

Black was diagnosed with lung cancer in August 2008, and died on November 1, 2008 in Siegdorf, Germany.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Beefheart, Captain (born 15 January 1941). Notes: Musical collaboration
  • associate relationship with Zappa, Frank (born 21 December 1940). Notes: Musical collaboration


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Rocking Indian Goes on Warpath" by Kathy Orloff, The Montreal Gazette, 15 October 1970, p. 32: "Jimmy Carl Black, Triple Aquarius, Suns, Moons, Stars, the Whole Thing in Aquarius, presides over a backstage meeting as if it were an official powwow."

Born at Thomason General Hospital, El Paso, Texas, on 1 February 1938 ("'For Mother's Sake': The Memoirs & Recollections of Jimmy Carl Black 1938-2008" by Jimmy Carl Black and Monika Black, 2013).

A speculative time of 7.15 a.m. gives mid-Aquarius rising.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Drummer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.