The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #71143   Message #2793329
Posted By: Howard Kaplan
21-Dec-09 - 12:15 AM
Thread Name: Cosmic and Freaky - what's an Earth Shoe
Subject: RE: 'It was a Freak and His Lady'
Jeri wrote, "I wonder what ever happened to that guy, anyway."

If Jeri means the freak described in the song, I don't know.

However, if Jeri means Grit Laskin, the author of the parody, I can report that he's still very active in the Toronto and Canadian folk music communities. He rarely does any solo performing or recording, but he continues to build expensive (and worth it!) guitars for the people on his long waiting list. He is also one of the owners of Borealis Records and an important organizer of both the Canadian Folk Music Awards and the Woods Music and Dance Camp. His web site is at