YOURSELF (Gammon Records, 2003)
The biggest news this month is Daniel and Mark
Linkus’ new album “FEAR YOURSELF”.
Piero Scaruffi calls
it one of the “Best Rock Albums of 2003”
http://www.scaruffi.com/ratings/2003.html . If you haven’t
bought the album yet, you can benefit RejectedUnknown.com without additional
cost by buying your album from these links:
DON’T RAPP (Yip/Jump Music, 1983)
Daniel TOURS in April and May on the East Coast and Canada in April and
Western US and Canada in May. Exciting things are happening on
TOUR, including appearance with
Yo La Tengo at
“The Phoenix” in Toronto, Canada on April 14, and others like
CHECK THE TOUR DATES for appearances in your area.
MISSING YOU (“More Songs of Pain”, 1981)
The three performances in February were memorable events. Thank you Norio,
Ohda, Shizuka, and
so many others for your hospitality, for the gifts, and for the love.
Check out the JAPAN scrap book
http://www.rejectedunknown.com/Japantour2003.htm and pictures
SHINES DOWN ON ME
(“Don’t Be Scared”, 1982)
Things are HEATING UP at RejectedUnknown.com – site traffic has more than
tripled in the last few months, and MEMBER SIGN-UPS and NEWSLETTER
applications are pouring in. THANK YOU for your support. But
you can DO MORE, and we’ll try to motivate you with
FREQUENT UPDATES to the site with
TOUR DATES, fascinating
APPEARANCE scrap-books, with
LYRICS being added regularly – we
constantly hold a reserve or SURPRISES
for you. Then, there is the “give-away”…
GRIEVANCES (“Songs of Pain”, 1980)
Okay, okay – the DISCOGRAPHY thingy has got us ticked, too. We’ve got
it posted, now, and the details for each album, single, compilation or sound
track is being filled in daily. So stay with us and “Don’t’ the
the Sun Go Down On
LOVE IT (“Don’t Be Scared”, 1982)
YOU HAVE BEEN GREAT! You’ve provided us with all kinds of
pictures, trivia, quotes, covers – it makes the site sing! Thank you.
If you haven’t yet, we need YOU to participate in this by submitting your
knowledge of performances, appearances, covers, and published works.
We hope to surprise you with what we’ve found, and we’re asking that you
surprise us! Write us with your Daniel Johnston discography
GOING TO BUY ME A CAR (“The Lost Recordings
Vol 2, 1983)
continues to gain attention – and there is a noted maturity and confidence
in work from recent years. Daniel’s art appears in shows around the
world, and is available from web sites and auctioned on
ebay. We posted sixteen new pieces in March and sold eight!!!
Watch closely, because we will be replacing those eight this month!
Other art can be found at
SHOES (“Yip / Jump Music”, 1983)
Check out www.worriedshoes.com.
It shows some interesting variety in Daniels work.
OF PAIN AND MORE SONGS OF PAIN (Dual Tone
The 1983 “Early
Recordings” from Songs of Pain and More Songs of Pain will be published in a
dual-CD set by Dual
Tone Records, and available in May, 2003.
The new 3 ince CD “Alien Mind
Control” is available from
A WRITER (“Respect”, 1985)
Do you want to
write to Daniel? In his eccentric and “sheltered” life with his
parents in Waller, Texas, Daniel does not have access to a computer or the
internet, but email sent to Daniel ()
is forwarded to him weekly, as well as member listings and guestbook
entries. If you want to write to Daniel directly, his mailing
address is P.O. Box 583, Waller, Texas 77484.
YOURSELF TOGETHER (“Hi How Are You”, 1983)
If you’ve READ THIS FAR – you deserve to know the rules for the
April 2003 CD GIVE-AWAY.
The personally autographed copy of the FEAR YOURSELF album will be given
away in a drawing. Here’s how you increase your chances.
Current members start with eight entries, new
members in April get four. Current newsletter recipients get four
entries each, and new newsletter sign-ups get one each.
You can increase your chances by REFERALS.
Get your friends to sign up and put YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS in their newsletter
or member sign-ups. Newsletter sign-ups MUST be from a NEW EMAIL
address, and the referred email address must refer to a previously received
member or newsletter recipient.
Each referral is worth TWO entries in the drawing.
It gets better, if we receive
over 1,000 newsletter / member sign-ups in April, 2003, there will be TWO
prizes – the first prize will be signed original art from Daniel Johnston
valued at $100, and the second prize will be the signed autographed album
Small print: This
drawing is a not-for-profit promotional event by RejectedUnknown.com, and
nothing is written in stone about how the thing will come down.
But if you are one of those trouble-makers that require these events to have
such a thing as “small print”, be aware that the conditions, rules, and
execution of this drawing is at the sole discretion of rejectedunknown.com
and all decisions are final. If you do not wish to be included
in the drawing, you can turn it down if you win and we’ll draw again.
Not valid where not legal, blah, blah, blah.
REJECTED UNKNOWN (Gammon Records, 2001)
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not-for-profit endeavor, and proceeds from the sale of art and merchandise
help cover web costs. You can help by buying all your Daniel
Johnston albums on-line from links at this site. This does not
increase the price of your purchase.
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(“Songs of Pain”, 1980)
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