Daniel Johnston and Hot Club de Paris - Daniel Johnston with backing from Hot Club De Paris Liverpool, England - performing a sell-out concert for Liverpool Music Week at Liverpool Masque Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Born in Sacramento and a resident of the west/southwest for most of his life, Johnston grew up in love with everything that could be construed as art. He obsessed over the art of comic books and made home movies constantly. Eventually, he started writing songs, many inspired by the unrequited love of Laurie, a girl who married a mortician and posed in many of his films. As life went on, Daniel became more and more obsessed with religion and the devil, leading him to alienate friends and families.
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