J.P.Whipple ("Barefoot John") is a musician, songwriter, writer, artist and eccentric. He has taken his vagabond roots music across the US, through Europe and on radio and television.
Folk-blues from a Toyota pickup truck in the Far West...
"Small towns and the artsy neighborhoods of big cities are full of wanna-be musical bum-princes who push their eccentricities to the forefront without having the talent of true charisma; Whipple is who these people want to be. " Eugene Weekly
LIVE ONE MAN BAND "RED LIGHTS" at MIA'S FLAGSTAFF
ACOUSTIC VIDEO FOR GHOSTS
there should be a music player here... if not, please go to my myspace.
New Review for "RacKeT" : "There is no one around today that I know of to compare him to but in the case of this tremendous ‘lo-fi’recording I would say one of the spirits he evokes is that of the old medicine shows" AmericanRoots UK
BOOKING FOR SPRING SUMMER 2013: BARS, CLUBS, HOUSE VENUES (acoustic), JAILS, MENTAL HOSPITALS, WHEREVER!
Sunday November 10th (6 - 8PM) The Garage on Beck, SLC UT
Currently working on new recording projects....
NO APPLAUSE! JUST THROW MONEY!
The Latest Writings... (for more essays, stories and ramblings)
How to be Barefoot and Homeless Like Me (finally all my secrets REVEALED in this handmade chapbook complete with illustrations)
LIFE ON THE ROAD:
The Lake That Should Not Be (reflections on taking a boat into Lake Powell) read more...
VAGABOND ALT-LiT FROM THE FILTHY WHIPPLE PRESS!
The Spinal Tap-esque real life adventures of a two man band DIY tour of Western Europe with drunk Danes hiding in the beer cooler, a busload of German Christians, rich alcoholics in Brussels and much much more! (read more...)
THE HOLY BOOK OF JOEL
Be the first kid on your block to join this new religion. The best plots in our Heaven and going fast! Get in on the ground floor! (read more....)
Acoustic arrangements written and performed by J.P.Whipple
Digital Download available through Bandcamp...
RacKeT- One Man Band takes available through Bandcamp...
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