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Interview: Kinky Friedman

Sunday, June 03, 2018 - 02:00pm

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Musical provocateur Richard “Kinky” Friedman formed Kinky Friedman and the Texas Jewboys in 1971 and recorded his debut album, Sold American, in Nashville at Glaser Sound Studios. The band went on to play the Grand Ole Opry and join Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue concert tour in 1976. Friedman’s songs include “The Ballad of Charles Whitman,” “Get Your Biscuits in the Oven and Your Buns in the Bed,” “They Ain’t Makin’ Jews Like Jesus Anymore” and “We Reserve the Right to Refuse Service to You.” In addition to his work as a songwriter and satirist, Friedman is the author of eighteen mystery novels, the founder of the Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch, a cigar manufacturer, and 2006 candidate for governor of Texas. Presented in support of the exhibit Outlaws & Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ʼ70s. Ford Theater. Included with museum admission. Free to museum members. Members may reserve passes via email at reservations@countrymusichalloffame.org.  Limited seating.​  The program will be streamed live at countrymusichalloffame.org/streaming.


PROGRAM ADMISSION

Admission is included with Museum ticket or Museum membership. Seating is limited.