Singer-Songwriter Daniel Johnston Dies at 58


Daniel Johnston, an Austin, TX based singer-songwriter and artist who inspired many other musicians, died of a heart attack at age 58. Throughout his life he openly struggled with mental illness, including manic depression and schizophrenia, and also struggled with health issues. In 2005, a documentary about him was released called The Devil and Daniel Johnston. He last toured in 2017.





Daniel Johnston playing NPR's Tiny Desk.



Beck covering "True Love Will Find You in the End"



Bright Eyes covering "Devil Town"







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RIP. Glad I got to see him live; just visited the "Hi How Are You?" mural in Austin a few weeks ago.