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R.I.P. Daniel Johnston

58-Year-Old Singer/Songwriter Dies of a Heart Attack

Sep 11, 2019

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Daniel Johnston has died. The 58-year-old had a heart attack. More

Lana Del Rey Helps Fund a Documentary About Daniel Johnston

Hi, How Are You: A Short Film Starring Daniel Johnston

Nov 21, 2013

Lana Del Rey—singer, model, Daniel Johnston fan? More

Jun 03, 2010

Following two decades of critical and peer adulation, Daniel Johnston began to capture mainstream attention with the release of the 2005 documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston. Heightened interest in his artwork followed, and a few of his drawings were even exhibited during the 2006 Whitney Biennial. Now, the Texas songwriter's seminal early canon is getting a long overdue 6-LP/CD deluxe box set treatment titled The Story of An Artist. More

Aug 24, 2009

After an unlikely rise to fame (or infamy) though 2005 documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston, and seeing his work covered by the likes of Bright Eyes, The Flaming Lips, and Death Cab for Cutie, lo-fi troubadour Daniel Johnston is back with new album Is and Always Was, October 6th. A tour is also planned.  More



Reviews

Daniel Johnston at the Henry Fonda Theater, Hollywood, CA

October 25th, 2009

Oct 28, 2009

Sometimes, it can be easy to take a concert at face value. A guy comes in with an instrument, plays a few songs, tells a few stories, and then everyone goes out for drinks and small talk. This process of thoughtless artistic consumption becomes significantly more difficult when that artist is Daniel Johnston. More