“I can see what Jed Davis was trying to say to me.”
So sings Daniel Johnston in his cover of Jed’s “Enlightenment.”
What Johnston sees, what Jed shows through his immense catalog of songs, is: Life is like passion fruit, its bitterness inseparable from sweetness. To have joy and love you must also have loneliness; but with loneliness you will also have joy and love.
Jed tells us: Cherish your friends because they must someday leave you (I’ll ...