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March 31, 2017

Why am I so strange?  Maybe my bio gives us a hint to that longstanding question:

“Folksinger Stanton West sees the world from the perspective of a six and a half-foot tall, left-handed, freckle-faced, red-head.  Realizing he would never quite fit the mold, he embraced...

March 21, 2017

Weddings are the one place where everyone in my family puts all there drama away and tries to get along for a whole day.   This excludes my wedding.  At our reception my dad, who was still in love with my mom after 10 years of separation, got drunk and announced that m...

March 17, 2017

I have a nephew who loves to play super hero.  His super hero name is “Never Gives Up The Fight”.  When we play together my super hero name is “Always Gives Up Early”.  Of course I’m only joking around, but there is some sad truth to my self-given super loser name.  Wh...

March 15, 2017

My grandmother was pregnant with my mom when her husband, Stan, was accidentally hit in the head with a shovel at a grain mill and died. Stan left behind three daughters who would later be etched into local legend as, “The West Girls”.  The youngest of those daughters...

March 10, 2017

For many years I have performed under the stage name Eddie Danger.  I met an artist manager out of Nashville on Halloween and I spent all my savings and the next 3 months following her advice.  She encouraged me to change my stage name, so I took on my grandfather's (o...

March 6, 2017

Have you been traveling my friend? Come in out of the cold and warm yourself by the fire.  Eat, drink, rest, and I will tell you a story of a long journey from beginning to the end. We wander different paths, both in our bodies and our minds. Some of us lose heart and...

March 6, 2017

Eddie Danger is about to release a debut folk album under his grandfather's name, Stanton West, to be produced by David Grisman and Jerry Garcia's percussionist, Joe Craven at Foxtail Studios in California.

Eddie Danger has been part of the Wisconsin music scene for alm...

March 6, 2017

In the words of my extremely wise wife. 
 "Sometimes you set a course in life and head down it with eager anticipation. Sometimes life has other plans and you have to change course. Sometimes gradually. Sometimes suddenly. Always figure it out. All ways. Ever forward....

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