Devendra Banhart Describes His Bizarro Rock Memorabilia (Jagger, Sinatra, Hagar?): Exclusive Audio

October 9, 2007 11:58 AM ET

In the current issue of Rolling Stone, free-spirit folkie Devendra Banhart details his run-ins with Lindsay Lohan and first experiences with breasts (they were on a hermaphrodite). Click below to listen in to select parts of his interview with Christian Hoard, where he chats about his bizarre collection of rock memorabilia and collaborations with a Stroke.

Used goods from Mick Jagger, Bob Dylan, Whoopi Goldberg, Sammy Hagar -- Banhart is stockpiling them all:

Banhart became pals with actor Gael Garcia Bernal after discovering they had something unusual in common:

On what happened to his recording of the Strokes' Nick Valensi crooning the line "I've bribed the whore of babylon to lend me her waterbed":

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