STORIES ABOUT ODDBALLS AND OUTCASTS
Jesco White was born in Bandytown, a small area in the Appalachian mountains West Va. Known as the "Dancing Outlaw", he was the subject of three documentaries. The documentaries detail his struggle with drug addiction, poverty and depression as tries to follow in the footsteps of his famous father D-ray White, who was also a dancing outlaw.
Jessco's style is a subtle mix of tap and clog.
As the subject of the documentary Wild And Wonderful Whites Of West Va, he has stated his behavior was an act. A week after the film was released, Jessco and his sister Sue Ann, were arrested on suspicion of drug-related charges. While in jail, he stated he is good person and is hurt by the arrest.A month later the charges were dropped due to lack of evidence. He has said he has been clean for thirty years.
Dancing Outlaw showed a bit of jessco 's troubled life
Dancing outlaw II showed Jessco on a trip to Hollywood to film an appearance on Rosane sitcom.
Wild And Wonderful Whites depicted Jessco along with his family in situations not in common with everyday life according to how society works.