Subject: Re: [Jandek] Jandek: Tom Petty fan

Ratan X ratanx at
Wed Dec 21 06:49:56 PST 2005

Yuval Legendtofski wrote:

> Weren't Sonic Youth big Madonna fans? 

Yes indeed! SY, along with Mike Watt, had an album out in the mid 80s 
called Ciccone Youth, that included Watt's cover of Burning Up. And Kim 
sang on a cover of Robert Palmer's Addicted to Love.

> I reckon Jandek's pulling our legs and is a big fan of Bobortemagus, 
> Loren Connors,Half Japanese, Lydia Lunch and all that other 
> avant-skronk, but he's just being modest

Heh, well, he probably likes a lot of stuff. I can't imagine too many 
people in the indie and avant scenes who don't like cheesy pop as well.


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