HOLY GRAIL FOOTAGE OF THE SHAGGS FROM 1972 FOUND!
- Of all outsider music, none is further outside than The Shaggs. Three young sisters from Fremont, New Hampshire whose harrowing story is like no other pop music story in history, is known at this point far and wide. Their father took them out of school, harassed and abused them to force them to â€śmake music,â€ť hoping to hit it rich off that new rock and roll fad. Since they didnâ€™t have one iota of knowledge about music, the girls invented their own music. An amazing otherworldly music like nothing anyoneâ€™s ears have ever experienced! And being that they were young girls, this music had a great innocence to it, coming through guitar bass and drums. Now I donâ€™t just mean they wrote songs, but that they reinvented music almost in an autistic way. Not knowing their back story early on, itâ€™s amazing that this was created under duress. Everyone that heard it thought it was just the bizarre childish ramblings of the weirdest teens on earth! And they were, but stillâ€¦