The Golden Age of Piracy's Tristen Harris celebrates the life and work of the late, great Daniel Johnston.

From humble beginnings handing out home-recorded and hand-drawn cassettes on the streets of Austin Texas, Daniel Johnston became an inspiration to creative people all over the world. Featuring selections and stories from throughout his career, and special guests playing covers of their favourite Daniel Johnston songs, this is the Story of an Artist.

Head this way to watch Daniel performing ‘Life in Vain’ live (the clip Tristen mentions).

Playlist for Max Headroom – 21 November 2019
  • The Story of an ArtistDaniel Johnston
  • Never RelaxedDaniel Johnston
  • I Saw Her Standing ThereDaniel Johnston
  • The BeatlesDaniel Johnston
  • GrievancesDaniel Johnston
  • Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your GrievancesDaniel Johnston
  • Peek A BooDaniel Johnston
  • Devil TownDaniel Johnston
  • Leep Punching JoeDaniel Johnston
  • Casper the Friendly GhostDaniel Johnston
  • Space Ducks Theme SongDaniel Johnston
  • Life In VainDaniel Johnston
  • Mind MoviesDaniel Johnston
  • The Sun Shines Down On MeLaura Imbruglia
  • PoptunesDarren Hanlon
  • DreamDaniel Johnston
  • True Love Will Find You in the EndDaniel Johnston

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