Tag Archives: Daniel Johnston

This History of the Monkey Power Trio… “1995: The First Hour”

For the past several years, I’ve been posting my detailed notes here about the annual meetings of my one-day-a-year pseudo-band, the Monkey Power Trio. I’m not sure why I started to do this, but it’s become yet another thing for me to obsess about. I sit alone in an airport every year, before heading home […]

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Daniel Johnston’s “Infinite Comic Book of Musical Greatness”

One of my favorite musicians, Daniel Johnston, turned 50 yesterday, and, to show their appreciation, a lot of his fans pledged money through Kickstarter so that he might be able to publish his first real comic book. Here’s a little video on the project, followed by a little more in the way of background. If […]

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Daniel Johnston’s worried shoes

According to a site called Monster Fresh, a fellow in Perth, Australia apparently found these Daniel Johnston Converse All Stars in a shop. They investigated it, and contacted Daniel’s brother, who now serves as his manager. Here, according to them, is his response. “Yes, they paid Daniel for the deal, but then the project was […]

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Rock and Roll airport

Too bad no paparazzi were around to see it, but I just ran in to Daniel Johnston at the Detroit Metro airport, capping off a great rock and roll weekend…. More later.

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Daniel Johnston in Ann Arbor

For those of you who missed Daniel Johnston at the Blind Pig last night, I thought that I’d post a few video clips. I hope you enjoy them. Life in Vain: Walking the Cow and Speeding Motorcycle For those of you who were there, I was the old, non-hipster who was standing near the front, […]

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