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Austin Songwriting Genius Daniel Johnston Dead at 58
Eccentric singer-songwriter reportedly died of heart attack
"...Daniel Johnston, the influential singer-songwriter and visual artist who painted Austin’s..."

Sept. 11, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

That’s So Cool: Celebrating Bob Johnston
The late producer’s staggering output somehow excluded his own renown
"...Bob Johnston, who died Aug. 14, was all energy. Delicately wired,..."

Aug. 20, 2015 Music Post by Louis Black

Faster Than Sound: Unearthing Daniel Johnston’s If
Producer Brian Beattie has an unreleased Daniel Johnston album ready, but can’t make amends with the late cult singer’s management
"...Chronicle writer Kevin Curtin spoke with cult legend Daniel Johnston ahead of Austin's inaugural Hi, How Are You Day..."

Oct. 25, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

The Devil and Daniel Johnston
The literal and figurative institutionalization of Austin music and art legend Daniel Johnston is analyzed from many angles in this perceptive film profile.
"...At various points in The Devil and Daniel Johnston, the once and forever Austin musical phenomenon is compared..."

May 5, 2006 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

"Daniel Johnston: I Live My Broken Dreams" Tells the Story of an Artist
The first-ever museum exhibition of Daniel Johnston's work digs deep into the man, the myths
"...Daniel Johnston was easy to underestimate. His songs were mostly simple..."

Sept. 17, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Bob Johnston’s Great Lost Johnny Cash & Bob Dylan LP
Late producer set the mood for one of music’s great summits
"...Producer Bob Johnston died Friday. This is a chapter from my online..."

Aug. 18, 2015 Music Post by Louis Black

Faster Than Sound: Happy Birthday, Daniel Johnston
Hi, How Are You Day commemorates the late, great Daniel Johnston, and SaulPaul's Alien Adventure beams down at Scottish Rite Theater
"...gathering following the September passing of birthday honoree Daniel Johnston. The fundraiser for the Hi, How Are You Project,..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Mohawk, Daniel Johnston, and Peelander Yellow Release NFTs on Emergent Online Marketplace
Austin music jumps into the collectable digital art trend
"...featuring the art and music of late songwriter Daniel Johnston comes up for sale on Friday. Another NTF, a..."

April 7, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Bob Johnston 1932-2015
“The grand master waved his magical wand for the last time”
"...Texan Bob Johnston passed away in Nashville on Friday. The Hillsboro native,..."

Aug. 15, 2015 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Fun Fun Fun Fest Live Shot: Daniel Johnston
True love will find you in the end
"...A Daniel Johnston show remains a tenuous endeavor, even as the troubled..."

Nov. 11, 2013 Music Post by Doug Freeman

The Slow Dying of Johnston High
State accountability standards may close a school on the edge of survival
"...the Eastside might have been a turning point for Johnston High School...."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Daniel Johnston's Death Begins Its Reverberations Around the Globe
“He’s legendary, but he was first a legend in his own mind, then he became a real legend.”
"...Daniel Johnston, the influential singer-songwriter and visual artist who painted Austin's..."

Sept. 13, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Johnston Tensions Land in Court
Transferred Johnston High School teacher sues Austin ISD
"...If there's one thing Johnston High School needs, it's experienced teachers. According to the..."

Dec. 17, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Incorrect Test Scores in Piece on Johnston High
" The Austin Chronicle entitled "The Slow Dying of Johnston High" [News], by Kimberly Reeves. Although the article was..."

Dec. 19, 2007 Postmarks

Johnston Seniors Bid Final Farewell
A bittersweet occasion for Johnston's last graduating class
"...the last valedictory address of Austin's 48-year-old Albert Sidney Johnston High School...."

June 13, 2008 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Johnston High Turns Triplet
AISD moves on plan to divide Eastside school into three smaller 'learning communities'
"...For 45 years, Johnston High School has been the Home of the Rams...."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Johnston High School Is Dead; Long Live ...?
Johnston High will get a new name and perhaps a new lease on life
"...The death of Johnston High School was a painful, five-year process. But the..."

July 4, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Daniel Johnston Mural Unveiling
"...Daniel Johnston mural unveiling at the Contemporary Austin's Jones Center on..."

Jan. 27, 2022 Photo Gallery

Johnston High School: TEA Allows 'Repurposing'
Generations of Johnston High alums ponder the fate of the 'Pride of the Eastside'
"...that he is granting the district's request to "repurpose" Johnston High School, in the wake of the earlier ruling..."

June 20, 2008 News Feature by Michael King

Remembering Daniel Johnston (1961-2019)
"...Aug. 20, 1999 cover drawn by Daniel Johnston, taken from a comic strip he originally sent to..."

Sept. 12, 2019 Photo Gallery

Johnston High School Gets Another Chance
Acting education commissioner says AISD can keep Johnston open another year
"...year, and it looks like Austin Independent School District's Johnston High School dodged a bullet. The school was rated..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature by Michael May

Johnston's Backup Plan
In light of latest Johnston High test scores, district draws up contingency plan in anticipation of decision from state on underperforming school's future
"...The release of the latest test scores from Johnston High has Austin Independent School District officials preparing for..."

June 8, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Spotlight: Daniel Johnston
1am, Maggie Mae's
"...In Jeff Feuerzeig's new documentary, The Devil and Daniel Johnston, Johnston's sister Margy says Daniel is definitely going to..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Redesigning Johnston High
State funding may move low-performing school to the head of the line
"...Austin ISD located its spiffy new international school at Johnston High School, community leaders howled, "What about the neighborhood..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Daniel Johnston
"...because though it doesn't affect the content of Daniel Johnston's first album since 1993's Atlantic Records release Fun, it..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Music Feature

Administrators at Johnston Are at Fault
"...Dear Editor, In passing, Ms. Kimberly Reeves mentioned Johnston High’s history of 10 principals in eight years yet..."

Nov. 30, 2007 Postmarks

AISD's Johnston and Webb: Test Score Role Reversal
TAKS scores for district's two most struggling schools confusing
"...district's two most struggling schools, Webb Middle School and Johnston High. But mostly he was just confused...."

May 25, 2007 News Feature by Michael May

Austin Interfaith Did Not 'Pull Out' of Johnston
"...Dear Editor, The recent article on Johnston High School [“The Slow Dying of Johnston High,” News,..."

Dec. 11, 2007 Postmarks

Bret Anthony Johnston at BookPeople
Corpus Christi author's novel revels in a parent’s worst fear
"...Bret Anthony Johnston, who reads from this, his first novel, at 7pm..."

Sept. 8, 2014 Books Post by Joe O'Connell

Johnston Should Rot In Hell
"...Dear Editor, On Aug. 11, in the Johnston High School cafeteria, Dr. David Kernwein, the new principal,..."

Aug. 13, 2008 Postmarks

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