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Songs in the Key of Z -- The Curious Universe of Outsider Music A companion to Irwin Chusid's book of the same name, Songs in the Key of Z — The Curious Universe of Outsider Music surveys the...Songs in the Key of Z -- The Curious Universe of Outsider Music A companion to Irwin Chusid's book of the same name, Songs in the Key of Z — The Curious Universe of Outsider Music surveys the...2000-07-21
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Songs in the Key of Z -- The Curious Universe of Outsider Music

Lead Performer: Various Artists; Producer (group): Which?; Status: In Season

A companion to Irwin Chusid’s book of the same name, Songs in the Key of Z — The Curious Universe of Outsider Music surveys the outer reaches of the music kingdom, where the Shaggs and Tiny Tim are superstars. From a Swedish Elvis impersonator to a tuneless Texan recluse, these obscure artists bravely follow their dreams, and don’t let pitch, key, or even sanity get in the way. The effect is an unsettling assault on the very notion of ”good” and ”bad” music. B

Originally posted July 21 2000 — 12:00 AM EDT

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