R Stevie Moore "Improviser, composer, arranger, producer, musical conceptualist, comedy writer, vocal stylist, filmmaker, sketchpad artist, drama example, self-taught instrumentalist and bon vivant, r.stevie moore was born 1952 in nashville TN to famed elvis bass player bob. since '66 rsm has recorded nearly 2,000 songs on over 400 very original homemade albums of alarmingly idiosyncratic variety and styles, often considered a seminal pioneer in the DIY ethic. remaining virtually unknown, he quietly resided in new jersey as curator of his own museum. until now... based back in tennessee. and touring the planet." - http://www.rsteviemoore.com/home.html
From wikipedia; Robert Steven Moore (born January 18, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. In addition to having numerous albums released on labels around the world, the prolific Moore has self-released over 400 cassette and CD-R albums since 1968, as well as dozens of home videos, mostly through the R. Stevie Moore Cassette Club, a home-based label. His eclectic work incorporates a variety of musical styles, both popular and experimental. From 1978 to November 2010, Moore lived and recorded in his apartment studios in Montclair, New Jersey, and then Bloomfield, New Jersey, before relocating to his native Nashville in December 2010. He is the oldest son of Bob Moore, veteran Nashville A-Team bassist, producer, and orchestra leader, as well as a longtime sideman for Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison and many others.
In February 2005, newspaper writer Tammy LaGorce praised Moore, dubbing him a "lo-fi legend" in the New York Times.
"Phonography is one of the fifty most significant indie records ever made." -- Rolling Stone
"He eats all your obscure diy singer/songwriter friends for breakfast." --some blog
LAKE (Olympia, WA, 2006) Ashley Eriksson, Andrew Dorsett, Eli Moore, Markly Morrison, Paul Benson, 4 Bonjour's Parties, Karl Blau. K Records, Funkytonk Records, Brown Interiour Music. Quintessential Western Washington music-making-collective.