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Shakey Graves: 
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As a musician, Alejandro Rose-Garcia goes by the name Shakey Graves. Shakey Graves came about in 2005 the year Alejandro says he caught a ghost of his very own. “I kept him in a cage and he sang songs for me when I fed him cigarettes and certain key substances.” He and his ghost have lived in New York, lurked around as part of the Antifolk scene out there, traveled across the united states on trains, recorded in the desert, froze in Chicago, played songs on the TV, wore a mustache.