Kinky Friedman

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by Kinky Friedman

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Richard Friedman, 31 October 1944, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Friedman, a Jew in Texas, remarks, ‘Cowboys and Jews have a common bond. They are the only two groups to wear their hats indoors and attach a certain importance to it.’ Friedman, whose father was a university lecturer, first recorded as part of the surfing band King Arthur And The Carrots, in 1966. One of the Carrots, Jeff Shelby, became Little Jewford Shelby in Friedman’s band, the Texas Jewboys, the name satirizing Bob... Read more

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