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Colonel J.D. Wilkes is best known as the frontman for the band Th' Legendary Shack* Shakers, but he has also received notice as a sideshow banner painter and as an artist of satirical comic books. J.D. graduated from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky with a BA in Studio Art in 1995. His work is regularly featured in exhibits at Nashville's folk-oriented TAG Art Gallery.

Th' Legendary Shack Shakers have been called "The best damn band in America" by Hank Williams III, and the Colonel has been dubbed "the last great rock'n roll frontman" by Jello Biafra of the Dead Kennedys.



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