Wednesday, December 18, 2019
WACKY WEDNESDAY: An Outsider Music Xmas
It's the Wacky Wednesday before Christmas!
Let's celebrate with a bunch of tunes from some of my favorite "outsider" musicians. (And if you baren't hip to "outsider music," educate yourself HERE and check out this previous Wacky Wednesday HERE.)
Let's start with some holiday cheer from Wesley Willis
Beneath the wacky exterior, this Yuletide song by Larry "Wild Man" Fischer tells a heartbreaking holiday story
Daniel Johnston had the Christmas spirit
A spoken-word recital from the jolly old Legendary Stardust Cowboy
B.J. Snowden, the self-declared "Queen of Outsider Music," teamed up with Fred Schneider of the B-52s for this Christmas dance number
Lindbergh receives a medal from Luftwaffe commander Herman Göring on behalf of Adolf Hitler in 1938. I've been obsessed recentl...
A version of this was published in The Santa Fe New Mexican June 22, 2007 ThaMuseMeant fled Santa Fe for the Pacific Northwest a few ye...
Today would have been the 87th birthday of the late character actor Ted Cassidy, the man who played the Frankenstein-like butler Lurch on...
Interesting fact: I used to have this purple T-shirt. I bought it when I saw the Macho Man wrestle at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque c...