Fred Schneider

Fred Schneider

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frederick William "Fred" Schneider III is best known as the frontman of the rock band The B-52's, of which he is a founding member. Schneider is well-known for his sprechgesang which he developed from reciting poetry over guitars. Schneider has stated that his musical influences included "Halloween songs and nutty Christmas songs" along with "Motown." In college, he wrote a book of poetry for his final project. After college he held down jobs as a janitor as well as a meals-on-wheels driver. Aside from duties as the frontman, cowbell player, toy pianist and glockenspieler of The B-52's, Fred Schneider has released two solo albums. He is currently working on a side project called The Superions, they released a self-titled EP and the album Destination... Christmas! in 2010 and in February 2011 began working on a proper full-length albumshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135749455
  • 9786135749458