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Larry "Wild Man" Fischer was born Lawrence Wayne Fischer, 1945 in Los Angeles, USA. Fischer has been variously described as a jobless, homeless, paranoid, certified-psychotic street singer, and as the missing link between Syd Barrett and Homer Simpson. He passed away in June of 2011

Fischer was institutionalized at age 16 for attacking his mother with a knife. Following his release, Fischer wandered L.A. singing his unique brand of songs for 10¢ to by-passers. Discovered by Frank Zappa, with… read more

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  • It is weird that [track artist=Wild Man Fischer]The Circle[/track] is not a top track.
  • My Name Is Larry is great.
  • You're not going schizophrenic. Merry Go Round is a catchy tune.
  • I don't think I like Merry Go Round but I can't get it out of my head. I hope I'm not going schizophrenic as well. :-/
  • "...the missing link between Syd Barrett and Homer Simpson." This guy was the man. RIP Wild Man Fischer.
  • So Alternative.
  • so indie
  • I can't believe I didn't know about this wonderful man's music. I'm surprised I never heard of him since I've been a Zappa fan for years. I guess the whole fall out thing has a lot to do with it. It really saddens me that he's gone. I need to see the film that was made about him. Seeing interviews of him really hits me hard. Anyways I'm glade I found out about him.
  • Pretty strange. Merry Go Round and Which Way did the Freaks Go are actually pretty catchy.
  • "Frank and the Wild Man remained close—until Fischer threw a beer bottle at baby Moon Unit." Valley girl she's a valley girl

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