Favorite odd ball musicians

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    Figure this could be an interesting discussion. Who are your favorite oddities that stand well outside of the mainstream. A few that come readily to mind are:

    Seasick Steve- who doesn't love a singing, guitar/homemade instrument playin, stompin hobo. The man is magical.

    William Elliot Whitmore- he sounds like a 20s preacher, and his subject matter is basically southern gothic.

    Scott H Hiram- this guy is a wicked one man band

    Hollowbelly- a one man band playing a cross between blues and punk on a home made cigar box guitar....I can dig it.
     
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    Bahamian guitarist Joseph Spence, Captain Beefheart and Harmonica player/story teller Peg Leg Sam, and German folksinger Heino are four I can think of right offhand.
     
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    Bob Log III - Homegrown from Tucson, AZ

    Not my favorite, but definitely an original oddity
     
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    Would you call Django Reinhart oddball?
     
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