“It’s like a secret mafia meeting”
this must be heaven
the Rolling Stones will be lost but my family will remain
I am the abnormality that unites them
the 100 little Jaggers crowded closer to the three of them
The Rolling Stones have to return to earth and play one last concert.
“Maybe we can save the Universe yet”
I feel as though I’ve been wandering these streets forever
I start to run as fast as I can along the shore
Brian sat in the corner, looking golden and beautiful and intense
the Aftermath on Earth
a Mike who was going to work everyday was easier for her to handle
“Kiss me again”, she had said, and he did, and always would.
She walk him to the car and squeezed his hand
She cared too much and it clouded her mind
Cherish, sorry, tears.
Dolly’s head came back, like the Cheshire Cat. “You and your damn Daddy”
it was very raunchy and very very civilized
“The vows of love we make, Hannah.”
Memory Motel: A Rock And Roll Fantasy, Part Two Section Three: You don’t have to crazy to work here but it helps
he sat with two middle aged black women and a a 20 something with tattoos all over his arm
he remembered where he had seen it before
crushed the man’s skull again until parts of his brain were on the rock.
the line between adoration and self-delusion
it cost the earth but it was the same feeling
in this dream I had a deeper understating of compassion
the one overwhelming thing I sensed from Karolina was how much she needed me
I can’t think of anything more enjoyable than the stress free lifestyle of a Dino
without you… well, it is like me painting without a canvas
Perhaps there is more to us
“Lover Come Back To Me” –a flop single off Love Hopes, got covered by the Dixie Chicks
The gig was over an hour ago and I guess they thought they were alone
I wanted to be loved and I wanted to dance
“That’s not what you do.”
Please Kill Me – 20th Anniversary Release with Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain, March 13, 2017, McNally Jackson Independent Booksellers
I knew moving to NYC would pay off. I just knew it!
He fools himself first
Biographies are crazy things.
‘The rock ’n’ roll equivalent of the Dead Sea Scrolls’
‘What did Barney’s farts smell like?’… ‘Curiously bitter,’
‘Thank you for coming, love’
‘Michael is a real hot-blooded man who loves women’
Barney Hoskyns + Michael Azerrad At The Strand, Discussing “Small Town Talk”, Monday, April 4th, 2016, Reviewed
Barney is like the movies vision of an Englishman Gentleman
Fogerty comes across as a good hearted, high strung perfectionist who is happier catching fish than writing music
At some level, Hubbard almost works like a magician; he’s a guy who seems to have a perpetual ace in the hole.
So not the longest story ever told by any stretch of the imagination and what is strange is the man is a gasbag and so you’d expect him to tell the story long and hard. I remember seeing him at the “Spectacle” gig years ago and he kept on stepping all over his guests line…
Naturally, the reason for “After The Dance” is money. But also, and I say this without benefit of reading the book, maybe something else: “That I lost myself in someone else — someone as remarkable as Marvin Gaye — is no longer cause for self-condemnation.” Can’t we all claim the same?
Crawford’s book is not unlike the man himself, he seems unassuming but he takes you by surprise, he doesn’t shout in his writing, he lets his wide knowledge and wry humor work for him. He expects you to appreciate his writing and you? You’ll dip into it with Spotify on, and before you know it hours have passed