Mr. Bat Sings

I got this from my friends at Show and Tell Music. It's from a 1981 album that few people have actually listened to, but the cover lives on in infamy as one of the most disturbing of all time.

Was Mr. Batt a refugee from the mad house? Or a jazz artist named Harold Battiste?

All evidence supports the former if anything . Mr. Batt was a white gospel singer - very white apparently - and his music had no thematic connection whatsoever to clowns.
According to the album cover he was accompanied by the enigmatic Mrs. L.E. Tweten - perhaps on a circus organ. Whether he was trying to imitate KISS or Pagliacci is unknown, but he is to music, what John Wayne Gacy is to art.

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