Hi, How Are You?: The Life, Art And Music Of Daniel Johnston : Tarssa Yazdani / Don Goede

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An illustrated biography of Daniel Johnston, his life and art.

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Daniel is chronicled through extremely rare photos from his early childhood through all stages of his career, along with his own artwork, interviews with the people in his life, and an up to date discography. Daniel Johnston has spent the last 20 or so years exposing his heartrending tales of unrequited love, cosmic mishaps, and existential torment to an ever-growing international cult audience. Initiates, including a healthy number of discerning musicians and critics, have hailed him as an American original in the style of bluesman Robert Johnson and country legend Hank Williams. He has collaborated with the likes of Jad Fair (a founding member of Half Japanese, who've also done Daniel's songs), the Butthole Surfers, Bongwater/Shimmydisc guru Kramer, and members of Sonic Youth. Daniel gained his widest public exposure to date when, at the 1992 MTV Music Awards, Nirvana leader Kurt Cobain (who constantly touted Daniel in interviews) wore a Johnston T-shirt. This revised and updated edition of the book has almost twice as much material as the original edition.

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Author Tarssa Yazdani / Don Goede
Publisher Last Gasp
Page Count 236pp
Publication Size 7 x 9
Publication Notes Softcover, Current Edition, Partial Color
Publication Date November 15, 2006
ISBN 978-0867196672

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