As has been accurately stated: "We stand on the shoulders of giants." Enough said. Here are a few of the ones that have left their mark on me.  

(subject to change)

San Oscar Arnulfo Romero

Muhammad Ali

Bread & Puppet Theatre

Vincent Van Gogh

Mercedes Sosa

Samuel Beckett

Bad Brains

Talking Heads

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Peter Gabriel

Mark Rothko

Federico Fellini 

Youssou N"Dour

The Ramones

Alice Neel

Miles Davis

Franz Kafka

Stephen Bantu Biko

Gang of Four

David Bowie

Antonio Gaudi

Cafe Tacvba

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Johnny Cash

Nick Cave

Dale Henry 

Joan Mitchell

Fela Kuti

Reverend Howard Finster

Dr. Seuss

John Coltrane 

Thomas Merton

To be continued....