NPR's Fresh Air recently did a replay of a 1996 interview with Tiny Tim (born Herbert B. Khaury), who died only a few months after the interview. It's quite amazing. Tiny Tim was a complete nut, but also a true musical savant, with an encylopedic knowledge of old American music, and a wonderful, although somewhat bizarre, musical gift. If you have any interest at all in popular music of yesterday (we're talking before 1920), and if you enjoy eccentrics, you should definitely take the time to listen to this interview. He's really something.Email This Post To A Friend
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