Willis Earl Beal: Wants To Be The Black Tom Waits
by Moss Turpan on February 28, 2012
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And the bits and pieces of his story over the past couple of years make him seem cool enough to maybe pull it off. For one, Beal will sing to you if you call him (773-295-2135), or at least that was the case before Pitchfork recently posted an interview with him, as he was relatively unknown. The feature on Pitchfork probably changed the game for Willis Earl Beal, perhaps forcing him to leave his identity as a truly ‘outsider artist’ in the past to some extent, but the attention was deserved.
Check out Pitchfork’s feature and some of his songs here.