From Frank Sinatra & Captain Beefheart to Little Richard, Harry Partch, & The Texas Czech Bohemian-Moravian Bands, Tom's musical influences are wondrous, wild, wide...and deep. We're talking a virtual beyond-the-chromatic-scale smorgasbord including GATMO, The Rolling Stones, & Altar Boy. Folks, your table is ready!
Australian artist Shane Conroy tells his wild tale of attending the same tour in Melbourne and provides a bit of fascinating history on Waltzing Matilda. With a surprise cameo from fashion guest Tad Gunn, and more on how the podcast was inspired by a chance encounter with W. Kamau Bell of CNN's hit show, United Shades of America.