With his backwoods Count Dracula suit, bloodsucking fangs, overgrown Elvis sideburns-from-hell, NASCAR accent and enigmatic moniker, you might expect Unknown Hinson to be more about shtick than musical prowess. He is, after all, from the land of Jesco White, the cough syrup-drinking outlaw clog dancer. But while shtick has an important place in Hinson's act (he staunchly stayed in character throughout our interview), the scary thing is he can play his ass off. Think Eddie Cochran or Carl Perkins; think "Blue Suede Shoes" or "Summertime Blues." Along with live performances and recording duties (he... More >>>
Unknown Hinson and some of his "womans" friends: "The womans all wants Unknown Hinson."