name: Haylee Slaughter, aka Ugh
town: Oxford, Florida
Radiohead, R.E.M., the Beatles, Bob Dylan, John Mayer, Tori Amos, A
Tribe Called Quest, Pink Floyd, the Lemonheads, Fiona Apple, Amos Lee,
Breaking Benjamin, Alison Krauss and Union Station, U2, Keb' Mo', Neil
Young, and DANIEL JOHNSTON
Story of An Artist, Go, Life In Vain, Big Business Monkey, Go, I Live My
Broken Dreams, Walking the Cow, Hey Joe, Some Things Last a Long Time,
D.D.J. has inspired me more than any other artist.
I've grown so much as a songwriter since my dad introduced me to him and
we totally identify with his upbringing in the Church of Christ. I
believe God has used Daniel as an instrument to spread His message of
love and hope!!
Minor Threat, Morrissey/The Smiths, Screeching Weasel, The Replacements,
Too many to name, even harder than favorite bands.
name: jenna b.
country: united states.
town: los angeles, california
favorite bands: elliott smith, grizzly bear,
the tallest man on earth, sufjan stevens, the helio sequence, arcade
favorite songs: waltz #2 (xo) by elliott
smith, looks good (but you looked away) by the helio sequence, service
bell by grizzly bear.
name: John Rosales
country: United States
town: Corpus Christi, Texas
the pixies, the sword, the beatles, little richard, the flakes, the booze
Haunt. Held the hand. Wishing you well. Buy me a guitar.
name: Paul K
country: United States
town: Orinda, CA
favorite bands: Daniel Johnston, Nirvana,
the Wipers, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, The Vaselines, Pearl Jam, Queen
favorite songs: Walking the Cow, Hey Joe,
Keep Punching Joe, I Had Lost My Mind, Freedom, The Beatles, Lazy, Hate
Song, Some Things Last a Long Time, True Love Will Find You in the End
Jonathan Daniel Leisher
country: United States
city: Grand Rapids
favorite music: Daniel Johnston, John
Lennon, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead
favorite songs: Desperate Man Blues, An
Idiot's End, Hate Song, Go, I Had A Dream, Held The Hand, Spirit World
name: jose guillermo sanchez
address: Naranjos 18 lomas de san anton
favorite bands: The White Stripes, Daniel
Johnston, Nirvana, The Livin' Art, Dylan, Beatles, Zeppelin...
name: Darryl Ward
country: New Zealand
town: Raumati Beach
favorite bands: Ramones, Les Wampas, Daniel
Johnson, Joy Division, Cruz Antigua,
favorite songs: Too many to list, but
favourite songs of Daniel's include Cathy Cline and Funeral Girl
other: Minister, writer, editor, publisher
and sometimes musician
name: Chelsey Forrest
town: Cypress, Texas
favorite bands: Daniel johnston...
NIRVANA... hmm?? Rolling stones...bright eyes.. regina specktor..the
vaselines...jimmy hendrix...boy george.. beatles... michael jackson...rancid..
favorite songs: "grievances" "casper the
friendly ghost" "smells like teen spirit" come as you are" "mollys lips"
other- howdy! daniel :)
name: Pete Rude
country: United States of America
city: Chubbuck, ID
favourite bands: Daniel Johnston, Say
Anything, The Rocket Summer, Bright Eyes, Elliott Smith
favorite songs: "Mask," "Grievances,"
other: I'm Pete, but some people call me
Orange is the New "I Love You." I like tigers and I'm a musician and
artist. Sometimes I don't always capitalise letters. I watch a lot of
movies and listen to a lot of records.
name: Daryl Bar
town: Bishops Stortford
favorite bands: Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Daniel
Johnston, M.Ward, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails,
Portishead, Pixies, Joanna Newsom, CAKE, Muse, Squeeze, XTC, Smashing
Pumpkins, The Cure, Depeche Mode etc etc etc
favorite songs: Walking The Cow, Deperate
Man Blues, Hey Joe, Chord Organ Blues, Casper The Friendly Ghost, Fish,
Funeral Home, Etiquette, The Story Of An Artist.
town: berlin (yes, the
place where the volksbuehne is!!)
favorite bands: manics,
morrissey, coil, legendary pink dots,nurse with wound... the list is
endless as i am a complete musick junkie!
favorite songs: raindrops
keep falling on my head
other: i listen to really
a lot of music all the time, i am constantly buying all sorts, but
nothing has moved me for ages like daniel's lost and found when i put it
on lately; i am torn apart...
name: Conor Coogan
country: Scotland, UK
town: Paisley, Glasgow
favourite bands: Daniel Johnston, The
Beatles, The Sonics, Leadbelly, Camper Van Beethoven, Abe Vigoda,
Ponytail, Eyeball Skeleton, Billie Holiday, B. Bumble & The Stingers,
Pogo, Buddy Holly & The Crickets, Fats Domino, Daniel Johnston & Jad
Fair, Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, The Trashmen, Chris Clark, Dan Deacon,
Aphex Twin, Grandmaster Flash, James Brown, The Shaggs, Johnny Cash, The
Stooges, Jay-Z, Serge Gainsbourg, The Violent Femmes, A Tribe Called
favourite songs: Museum of Love, Do You
Really Love Me, My Life Is Starting Over Again, Rarely, Dead Lovers
Twisted Heart, Tears Stupid Tears (acoustic version), Chord Organ Blues,
Sorry Entertainer, Ain't No Woman Gonna Make A George Jones Out Of Me,
Dream Scream, Hey Joe, Jesus Boy, Funeral Home, Mountain Dew Song, Like
A Monkey In A Zoo, Grievances, Silly Love.
name: Bryce Thomas Landry
country: United States
town: Bridge City,
avorite bands: Daniel
Johnston, Tom Waits, Conor Oberst (all oriented) and Misfits
favorite songs: Living
Life and Go
other: I'm a New Orleans
artist and electrician. I relate to Daniel's stuff on a personal level
and admire his self-promotion. You can check out my art on my myspace.
name: Andrew Shepherd aka Historian
town: Norfolk, Va.
favorite bands: Daniel Johnston, Jad Fair, Half Japanese, Hyperjinx
Tricycle, The Electric Ghosts, The Shaggs, Alias, Anyone on the Anticon
Record label (their are alot of them), Serph Stray, mrnils, Triangle
Alley, B.iLL, Richard J. Davey, BUS-ERROR, Mr. Mcfeely, The Part Tymer,
dTr, Antiquity, HydroStatik Pressure, Doscile, Soul Position, Blueprint,
Villain Accelerate, Sixtoo, The Opus, Boards of Canada, EDAN, Mogwai,
Fat jon the ample soul physician, The Doors,The Beatles, Brian Auger,
Charizma & Peanut Butter Wolf, CunninLynguists, Count Bass D, MF DOOM,
All the music my dad grow up listening to and still listens to (the list
is to big) and last but not least all the artists I have worked with
musically (some are listed above)
favorite songs: Peek a Boo, Somethings last along time, Never Relaxed,
Walking the cow (Basically all Daniel Johnston to hard to pick and plus
I havent heard every Daniel Johnston song so it just keep growing),
Three Rings by Half Japanese, Watching Water by Alias, Selling Live
Water by Sole, and the list just goes on and on
website: www.myspace.com/rustedsquare (main website)
www.myspace.com/thelonelyoneisme (this is my other style most dont like)
other: Hi Im Andrew Shepherd but better known as "Historian".Im a
self-taught musician (I have also learned ALOT from other musicians by
asking questions) that makes music that represents his feelings and
emotions and I play all the music you hear myself (Even though I cant
read music and alot of my music is improvised) and if I dont I will note
it somewhere.I honestly do many styles of music from Hiphop/Ambient/experimental
and anything that I think of and try to create.I have always wanted to
do music for movie/films but Hiphop is where I started as underground
Hiphop music was/is A huge influence in my music/art.I have worked with
many talented artists from around the world and the list grows and Im
willing to work with any original artist!
country: United States
town: Tinley Park
favorite bands: TOOL, The Dresden Dolls,
Bright Eyes, A Perfect Circle, The Stiletto Formal, Daniel Johnston,
Acid Bath, Deadboy and the Elephantmen, Cake, The Mars Volta, Finntroll,
Yakuza, Flogging Molly, I Am Ghost, Iggy Pop, Psyclon Nine, Radiohead,
Siouxsie and the Banshees
favorite songs: "The Patient", "Lover I
Don't Have to Love", "Hong Kong Garden", "Girl Anachronism", "Roulette
Dares (This is the Haunt)", "Stop Now, I'm Already Dead", "Bones of
Babydolls", "Devil's Dance Floor", "Night Clubbin", "Lady Madeline in
her Coffin", "Street Spirit", "Monkeytail", "Cassie Eats Cockroaches"
I'm a writer and a student.
name: Kevin Anthony McAtarsney
country: North East of Scotland
town: Port Elphinstone in Inverurie, outside
Aberdeen City on the North East coast
favorite bands: Daniel Johnston (also Jad
Fair on "It's Spooky"), Interpol, Regina Spektor, J Cash, Noise Addicts,
Jose Gonzalez, Luka Bloom, Eels, The Mountain Goats, The Shins, PJ
Harvey, Elliot Smith, Matt Nathanson, Fugazi...
favorite songs: I Did Acid With Caroline,
Evil, Sorry Entertainer, most of Daniels tunes are inspirationally
favorite bands: the beach boys, the band,
tons of motown / soul, four mints, sam & dave
favorite songs: peek a boo, museum of love,
lord give me hope, power of love (and anything from "1990" or "Fear
Yourself" for that matter..)
list of favorite
bands: all of the above (old and new) plus classical, world
and probably a lot more that weren't listed by others
all of the above plus too many to mention
this 67 year-old grandma just discovered daniel's stuff and loves it
name: Travis Jones
favorite artists: Beastie Boys, Brian
MacMillan, Leonard Cohen, Daniel Johnston.
favorite songs: "What's it all
about?", "Let the darkness go!", "Mean girls give pleasure", "Don't
let the sun go down on your grieviences".
name: Nick Woollam
favorite artists: Daniel Johnston, Elliott
Smith, Jonathan Richman, Impressions, Bob Marley, Neil Young
favorite songs: Worried shoes,
Speeding Motorcycle, Go, Walking the cow, Hey Joe, Silly love, Do
you really love me, True love will find you in the end
Daniel is a genius, his songs mean so much to me and thousands more
fans around the world
name: Karen Teliczan
country: United States
town: Comstock Park, MI
favorite bands: Daniel Johnston, Red Hot
Chili Peppers, Incubus, Sublime, The Doors, Third Eye Blind, Toad the
Wet Sprocket, Spin Doctors, Gin Blossoms, Rush, NOFX, 311, Blink 182,
(+44), Arctic Monkeys, Death Cab for Cutie, the Shins, the Decemberists,
the Sex Pistols, Blind Melon, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, the Beatles, Pink
Floyd, Bad Religion, Ben Folds, the Black Crowes, Green Day, Tom Petty
and the Heartbreakers, the Violent Femmes, Corrosion of Comformity,
ACDC, Counting Crows, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dave Matthews Band, Presidents of
the United States of America, Mindless Self Indulgence, the Subways,
Jack Johnson, Hootie and the Blowfish, Barenaked Ladies, Meat Puppets,
REM, Pantera, the Grateful Dead, No Doubt, Stone Temple Pilots, the
Police, Genesis, Phil Collins, Letters to Cleo, Stevie Ray Vaughan, the
Libertines, Flyleaf, Everclear, Evanescence, Foo Fighters, the Deftones,
Tool, Rage Against The Machine, the Ramones, System of a Down, Slightly
Stoopid, the Smashing Pumpkins, Regina Spektor, Matisyahu, the Postal
Service, the Stray Cats, Subhumans, Three Days Grace, Sugar Ray, Rancid,
Ras Tyger, Social Distortion
favorite songs: 'No Rain' by Blind Melon,
'Mask' by Daniel Johnston, 'Slow Motion' by Third Eye Blind
other: Daniel Johnston is beautiful in every
way, he is loved more than he can ever possibly know
name: Eduardo M.
town: Sao Paulo
favorite bands: Os
mutantes, The Cramps, Colera, The Vaselines, The Banana Splits,Sonic
Youth, Meninas de Salinas, Bow Roethke, Mo Goldner,Yo La Tengo, Fugazi,
Mestre Ambrosio, Belle & Sebastian, Pin Ups, Vzyadoc Moe, Stereolab,
Lily Point, Bauhaus, Beatles, Paul Giovani, Beck, Beat Happening, Karnak,
Nick Drake, Moldy peaches, ad eternum
favorite songs: o,
Funeral home, speeding Motorcycle, Dairy Queen, God, Greg the bunny,
Psycho Nightmare, Love not dead, walking the cow
"I'm going to show you the greatest thing your eyes have ever beheld. He
was a king and a god in the world he knew, but now he comes to
civilization merely a captive ó a show to gratify your curiosity. Ladies
and gentlemen, look at Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World."
name: jeremy mccleary
town: atlanta, ga
favorite bands: joy
division, sonic youth, angels of light, mi and l'au, swans, daniel
johnston, beat happening, shannon wright, all girl summer fun band,
built to spill, raincoats, the jesus and mary chain, blonde redhead,
discharge, pg. 99, smashing pumpkins, nirvana, tragedy, split enz, devo,
germs, a silver mt. zion, the cure.
favorite songs: walking
the cow, some things last a long time, sorry entertainer, story of an
artist, true love will find you in the end, funeral home, happy time.
town: Toronto, Ontario
favorite bands: Daniel Johnston, Stoopy,
favorite songs:Grievances,Go, Speeing
Motorcycle, true Love Will find You In The End, Casper,Broken
Dreams,Story of an Artist,Some Things Last A long Time, Mountain
Dew, I had Lost My Mind...
other : "Portrait Painter To The Stars"
country: US of A
town: Elk Rapids
bands: Tom Waits; Supergrass; Dylan; Robert Earl Keen; Todd
Snyder; The Ramones;The Pogues; Shane MacGowan; MC5; IGGY POPP; THE
STOOGES; STEPHEN LYNCH; Lucinda Williams; JOHNNY CASH; JERRY JEFF
WALKER; The Flaming Lips; Eddie Rabbit; Dropkick Murphys; The Darkness;
CSNY; CSN; Neil Young; Coconut Pete; The Clash; buffalo springfield; THE
BETA BAND; ANDREW WK ... yeah that's right ANDREW WK.; ACDC and Bruce
favorite songs: " i lived my broken dreams";
Not Dark Yet; Caught by the Fuzz; Stranger in a Strange Land
town: - Miami, FL
fav bands: Daniel Johnston, Clap Your Hands
Say Yeah!, M. Ward, Nirvana, Dave Matthews Band, Marilyn Manson, The
fav songs: Love Wheel, I Killed the Monster,
Devil Town, Good Morning You, Impossible Love (First DJ song I ever
heard), My Life Starting Over, Silly Love, True Love Will Find You in
other: Despite a non-existent tolerance of
Lo-Fi music in my area, I preach the story and music of Daniel Johnston.
I stand proud of having experienced his legendary music and allowing it
to become part of my life. His lyrics and perseverance are
inspiring and heart-warming. This man truly is a Genius and I
sincerely appreciate him allowing us to listen and see what he has to
favorite bands: Daniel Johnston (Daniel
see you in groningen(Vera) in april`07)) Thanks for your music
Right now: M.Ward, T Griffin, Bugge
Wesseltoff, the Bees ,The arcade fire, the Books , Krang, stuurbaard
bakkebaard, joana newson(thanks for the tip) etc. ; basics : Lucinda
williams, Nick Drake, N.Lowe,Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Calexico,
favorite songs: Ill sacre du printemps.
fav music: Daniel Johnston, Beethoven,
Britten, Jancek, Jean Michel Jarre, Julio Iglesias, Liszt, Vangelis, The
Cure, Bee Gees, Nielsen, JS Bach, Orlando Gibbons, James Blunt.
fav Daniel Johnston songs: All of them, but
especially Enchanted Love, Nothing, Memphis, Frankenstein Love, My yoke
is heavy, Happy Time, Running Water, Devil Town, Folly, Silly Love, Love
Wheel, Come to me Tonight, Dream Scream, I Loose, Impossible Love.
fav bands: Daniel Johnston, Butthole Surfers, Leonard Cohen, Lou
Reed, Violent Femmes, Velvet Underground, Joy Division, Chopin, Hank
Williams, White Stripes
fav songs: Speeding Motorcycle, Held The Hand, Casper the
name: Will Thompson
town: NYC via Lincoln, NE
fav daniel songs:Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Grievances,Casper The
Friendly Ghost,Come See Me Tonight,Funeral Girl, Devil Town,Some Things
Last A Long Time, Speeding Motorcycle,The Monster Inside Me,Story Of An
Artist, and on and on and on...
name: chuck aden
town: ft worth, tx
favorite bands: daniel, jon wayne, smog, butthole surfers, t-rex, Dylan,
pink floyd, tom waits, the beatles, dinosaur jr, joy division, my
morning jacket, smiths, primus, bob Marley, tom petty, sonic youth,
ramones, nick cave, jets to brazil
favorite songs: I had lost my mind, Impossible love, donít let the sun
go down on your grieveince, true love will find you in the end, story of
an artist, silly love
other: hi Daniel, how are you?
name: Larry O
fav bands: Neil Young, Jonathan Richman,
Captain Beefheart, Henry Cow, Daniel, Loudon Wainwright, Tom Lyons.
fav songs: The Swimmong Song(LW), For The
Turnstiles(NY), I`m sure most of Daniel`s stuff when I get to hear the
other: Only came across Daniel tonight when
I caught the end of the movie done for the Sundance Festival.
Really unusual, which I drift towards always. I hope he keeps going.
Only sold the cave today. Get him to Ireland. He would definitely be
State: New Jersey
Favorite Bands: Radiohead, Sufjan Stevens,
The Smiths, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Daniel Johnston (duhhh), Arcade Fire,
Bloc Party, Bright Eyes, Death Cab, Bowie, Velvet Underground, Beck,
Pavement, Damien Rice, Flaming Lips, Dylan, etc.
College Major: Journalism
town: Van Nuys, CA
favorite bands: Aerosmith, Budgie, Elton
John, Daniel Johnston, Led Zeppelin, Legs Diamond, Moxy, New York Dolls,
Osmond Brothers, Pink Floyd, Queen, Sweet, ZZ Top
favorite songs: Broken Dreams, Casper the
Friendly Ghost, Running Water
website: The Basil Wolverton Website
other: I found out about Daniel Johnston in
the Spin magazine article and fell in love with his cartoons years
before I heard his music. I used to live in Austin, TX and could relate
to his mental illness since Iím bi-polar myself. I finally saw Daniel at
a 1990 in-store appearance at Austinís Sound Exchange. I was the guy
that gave him the typing paper that he is seen drawing cartoons for
people on in the Devil and Daniel Johnston DVD. I also grew up reading
Casper the Friendly Ghost and am also a Christian. I never heard his
music until I saw him live. I remember him singing Running Water and was
blown away by itís brilliance. We have a lot in common. Iím a true fan
name: Joel S.
country: United States
town: Panama City Beach
favorite bands: Sonic Youth, Beck,
Leadbelly, The Stooges, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The White Stripes,
Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Nirvana, Weezer, Johnny Cash, The Ramones,
BB King, Animal Collecive, Meat Puppets, Dinosaur Jr, Pixies, Jimi
Hendrix, Bad Brains, Cat Power
favorite songs: Some Things Last A Long
Time, Walking The Cow, Joy Without Pleasure, Chord Organ Blues, Casper
The Friendly Ghost
other: music, art, books, and video games
keep me goin.
town: Houston, Texas
favorite bands: Beach Boys, Stone Temple
Pilots, Rolling Stones, Danny & the Nightmares, Roxy Music, Pink Floyd
favorite songs: Casper the Friendly Ghost,
Hate Song, True Love will find you in the end, I had lost my mind
other: I'm in a group called Fear 2 Stop,
consisting of myself, my wife, and our best friend. We play experimental
electronic music; my ambition is to one day make music for video games.
We have a whole suitcase of cassettes we've made over the past 5 years
(about 400 songs). When I first learned of you, and how you'd distribute
tapes to people,I had to smile because I do the exact same thing!
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