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Daniel Johnston

As with other talented but troubled artists such as Syd Barrett, Brian Wilson, and Roky Erickson, Daniel Johnston fights a dailybattle with the chronicmental illness that has plagued him nearly his entire life. However, despite recurrent bouts of delusionalbehavior wherein he has physicallyendangered himself and others, Johnston has carved out a respectable, influential career as asinger/songwriter of extraordinary talent who hasgrown since his first crudely recorded cassette was released in 1980. Hebecame the singer/songwriter of choice of the alternative/underground rockscene, and at ...read more

As with other talented but troubled artists such as Syd Barrett, Brian Wilson, and Roky Erickson, Daniel Johnston fights a dailybattle with the chronicmental illness that has plagued him nearly his entire life. However, despite recurrent bouts of delusionalbehavior wherein he has physicallyendangered himself and others, Johnston has carved out a respectable, influential career as asinger/songwriter of extraordinary talent who hasgrown since his first crudely recorded cassette was released in 1980. Hebecame the singer/songwriter of choice of the alternative/underground rockscene, and at various times has had his workchampioned by members of Sonic Youth, Yo La Tengo, Butthole Surfers, Half Japanese, Nirvana (KurtCobain was oftenphotographed wearing a Daniel Johnston T-shirt), and numerous others. Taken from All Music Guide. « hide

Similar Bands: Elliott Smith, Big Star, Gary Young, Danny and The Nightmares, Wesley Willis

LPs
Space Ducks: Soundtrack
04/17/2012

2.3
3 Votes
Beam Me Up!
2010

2.5
2 Votes
Is and Always Was
2009

3
11 Votes
Lost and Found
2006

2
2 Votes
Fear Yourself
2003

3.3
17 Votes
Rejected Unknown
2001

3.3
17 Votes
Fun
1994

3.3
32 Votes
Artistic Vice
1991

3.6
16 Votes
1990
1990

4
145 Votes
Merry Christmas
1988

3.2
3 Votes
Continued Story with Texas Instruments
1985

2.8
5 Votes
Respect
1985

3.3
6 Votes
Retired Boxer
1984

3.9
17 Votes
Hi, How Are You
1983

4
261 Votes
Yip/Jump Music
1983

3.7
75 Votes
More Songs of Pain
1983

4
13 Votes
The What of Whom
1982

3.3
6 Votes
Don't Be Scared
1982

4.1
43 Votes
Songs of Pain
1981

4
93 Votes
Live Albums
Alive in New York City
2024

Compilations
Welcome to My World
2006

3.8
12 Votes
The Late Great Daniel Johnston
2004

3.5
2 Votes
Lost Recordings II
1987

The Lost Recordings
1987

4
1 Votes

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