Top Definition
Musician and artist who suffers from Bipolar Disorder. Has a cult following, but achieved little commercial success. His music is marked by profound emotion.
"Remember when Kurt Cobain wore that Daniel Johnston shirt? More famous people should do that."
by EdgarM. November 06, 2007
A musical genius and a great artist with bi polar disorder. His music is characterized by simple guitar/piano and painfully direct lyrics. A lot His early works in the 80's is recorded on a sanyo boombox. His biggest influence is the Beatles.
Mike: Hey Bob Dylan was cool but was he cool enough to make money on lo-fi cheap cassettes
larry: Yeah Daniel Johnston is way cool
by Irie Fire January 20, 2009

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