"When I was 19, I wanted to be the Beatles. I was disappointed when I found out I couldn't sing."

Daniel Johnston's music has a cult following whose members include Sonic Youth, the late Kurt Cobain, Half Japanese, and Yo La Tengo. His manic depressive ridden songs and drawings give a glimpse into his upside down world which at times are both childishly pathetic and beautifully profound.

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