Richard Samet "Kinky" Friedman (born November 1, 1944) is an American Texas Country singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist for Texas Monthly who styles himself in the mold of popular American satirists Will Rogers and Mark Twain. He was one of two independent candidates in the 2006 election for the office of Governor of Texas. Receiving 12.6% of the vote, Friedman placed fourth in the six-person race.
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- Kinky Friedman at homehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cdcmv.jpg2011-08-22T23:00:25ZKinky Friedman introduces himself, describing his musical and writing career and his new log cabin in Texas. Filmed for the BBC Arena film Texas Saturday Night (1981).http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/clips#p00m74wpSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 2 mins
Kinky Friedman at home