Failing musicianship is a common characteristic among many members of Team Kimberlin. Very Ordinary Seaman Ferguson has never had much success peddling his sub-aetha schtick. Cabin Boy Bill Schmalfeldt’s song parodies are usually the low point of his podcast demo du jour. And, as the TKPOTD from four years ago today noted, The
Dread Deadbeat Performer Kimberlin’s lack of talent has stunted his musical ambitions.
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Brett Kimberlin has wanted a successful music career for decades. The Gentle Reader can find his music videos lurking on YouTube and see why success has eluded him. On page 354 of Citizen K: The Deeply Weird American Journey of Brett Kimberlin, Mark Singer quotes Brett Kimberlin as saying:
My lyrics are very potent, and they’ll touch a lot of people. I see myself as being in the Phil Collins mold more than, say, in the Michael Jackson mold. I can’t be fake that way. I have to be real.
Certainly, Kimberlin does not rise to Michael Jackson’s stature …
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Also, none of them seem to have had much success with a day job either.