Jonathan "Jon" Denis Langford (born 11 October 1957) is a prolific Welsh musician and artist based in Chicago. He is one of the founders of punk band The Mekons, postpunk group The Three Johns and alt country ensembles The Waco Brothers and Pine Valley Cosmonauts. He has worked actively to campaign against the death penalty in Illinois.
Langford was born in Newport, Wales, the youngest son of Kit Langford and Denis Langford, an accountant for Lloyd's Brewery. Langford's older brother is science-fiction author and critic David Langford, who lives in Reading, England.
When he was young, Langford would visit his grandparents in Croesyceiliog, whose family friend ran two pubs, the Cambrian Arms and The Six In Hand. He attended Gaer Infants School and Gaer Junior School, then Brynglas Primary School, the Newport High School middle school, before Queen's Hill. In 1972-1973, after playing rugby andЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Gold Brick [альбом]
- Misery Loves Company [1994, альбом]
- Skull Orchard [08.1997, альбом]
- Songs of False Hope and High Values [2000, альбом]
- Mayors of the Moon [04.02.2003, альбом]
- Fame of Lofty Deeds [2004, альбом]
- Sir Dark Invader Vs. The Fanglord [2005, альбом]
- Skull Orchard Revisited [2012, альбом]
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