Loudon Wainwright III

Why is 65 something to sing about?

Apply to Attend TEDMED 2017
Join us in Palm Springs, CA at The La Quinta Resort and Club, this Nov 1 - 3, 2017
Apply Today!

TEDMED Talks are available, free to the world, thanks to our partners.

Share This Talk

About Loudon Wainwright III

Loudon Wainright III wrote his first song in 1968, “Edgar”, about a Watch Hill RI lobsterman, and was soon signed to Atlantic Records by Nesuhi Ertegun. Several years later, Clive Davis lured him to Columbia Records, where 1972’s “Album III” yielded the top 20 hit “Dead Skunk”.

Find out more

About This Talk

Oh, yes, there will be beer in heaven! Tequila and cigars, too. The folk singer performs three memorable tunes about the bright side of death, the funny things doctors say, and the world's best drugs.

Other Talks from TEDMED 2011