The profanity and the profundity of Kinky Friedman.
Remember Ann Richards? The former Texas governor, famous
for the giant cotton ball on her head and for warning Girl Scouts about
“Prince Charming on a motorcycle with a beer gut and a wandering
With the 1973 release of his now-classic debut, Sold American, singer-songwriter Kinky Friedman emerged with a fully-formed, wholly unique Jewish cowboy persona—soo-ee generis, as it were. Hilariously offensive ditties like the bigot-baiting "They Ain't Makin' Jews Like Jesus Anymore" and feminist-feather-ruffling "Get Your Biscuits in the Oven and Your Buns in the Bed"— which earned him ...