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Kinky Friedman

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Renowned Texan Jew, Kinky Friedman, came to fame as the leader of the outrageous country and western band, The Texas Jewboys. A genuine cult character, he is the author of a best-selling series of detective stories, featuring himself as a wise-cracking, cigar-smoking, Greenwich Village-living, cat-loving sleuth. He lives in a green trailer in the South Texas Hills with two dogs, two cats and one armadillo.

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2003

Thursday, 6 March 2003

Renowned Texan Jew, Kinky Friedman, came to fame as the leader of the outrageous country and western band, The Texas Jewboys. A genuine cult character, he is the author of a best-selling series of detective stories, featuring himself as a wise-cracking, cigar-smoking, Greenwich Village-living, cat-loving sleuth. He lives in a green trailer in the South Texas Hills with two dogs, two cats and one armadillo.

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