Englishman Philip Lithman, pub rocker (Chilli Willi and the Red Hot Peppers, before that in Junior's Blues Band) becomes ...
However it seems the association with Residents preceded the pub rock phase (he first moved to San Francisco in '71 and then moved back later)
Bluesology going Noo Wave - what i'm reminded of slightly is this
would you believe i read the whole of - and reviewed - the autobio by Bill W?
YouTube sidebar for "Je Suis" led me to lameness...
no lamer than this though
there are Chilli Willi videos i cannot post on account of the scarcely believable offensiveness of the cover to the LP Robot Rhythmm