David Hampton:

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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation English Teacher
Location Morganton, NC, United States
Introduction I believe the merit of a true writer is one who writes for the sheer enjoyment, the satisfaction it brings. It's like drinking water; we need it to live.
Interests poetry, writing, Appalachia, Appalachian Studies, barbecue, ephemera, hillbilly, the outdoors, flea markets, Jesus
Favorite Movies O Brother-Where Art Thou?, Garden State, Sling Blade, Deliverance, Thunder Road, A Face in the Crowd, Invasion of the Space Preachers, Eastenders, The General, The Wizard of Oz, Matewan, Labyrinth, The Apostle, The Last American Hero, Lord of the Rings, Gilda
Favorite Music The Gourds, Kelly Willis, Nanci Griffith, King's X, Hem, Unknown Hinson, Southern Culture on the Skids, Glossary, David Wilcox, Vic Chesnutt, Mercury Dime, They Might Be Giants, Nickel Creek, Bela Fleck, Seldom Scene, Paula Cole, Sara Groves, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Tori Amos, David Bowie, Counting Crows, Third Day, The Jam, B-52s, Common
Favorite Books Denise Giardina, Charles Frazier, James Still, Robert Morgan, Fred Chappell, Jim Wayne Miller, Gurney Norman, Carl Sandburg, Thomas Wolfe, Yusuf Komunyakaa, Rita Dove, James Dickey, Lee Smith, R.T. Smith, CS Lewis, JRR Tolkien, Ron Rash, Breece D'J Pancake, Flannery O'Connor

You've broken up with your old band and are about to release your first solo album. Please write the liner notes:

As Dewey Finn (Jack Black) said to his old band in the movie School of Rock, "We are gonna start a revolution. Okay? And you're gonna be a funny little footnote on my epic ass!"