Daniel Johnston Dead at 58

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Daniel Johnston Dead at 58

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Re: Daniel Johnston Dead at 58

Post by Rob » Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:54 pm

Indeed unique. I have only heard a few of his songs and never know whether I like of dislike them, but they are really their own thing. I read a bit about his back story and would like to see the documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston.

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Re: Daniel Johnston Dead at 58

Post by Brad » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:39 pm

Rob wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:54 pm
Indeed unique. I have only heard a few of his songs and never know whether I like of dislike them, but they are really their own thing. I read a bit about his back story and would like to see the documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston.
I would highly recommend the documentary, but be warned it feels a little icky/intrusive at times and can be easily construed as exploitative. Very interesting character.

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Re: Daniel Johnston Dead at 58

Post by jade.palooka » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:02 pm

He was everything to my dad what AMF was to me... a bunch of obsessive compulsive asshole matter compiling its favourite records and bawling to its favarate{sic} lyrics and nothing else. He was no saint. And no point. Life is climbing. Life is fart. Better accept it now than dead.

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Re: Daniel Johnston Dead at 58

Post by Sweepstakes Ron » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:48 am

"Music is powerful, man. It speaks to a primal pit in our brains. It makes anyone want to get up and get their knees going!"
— Jake the Dog

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