Johnny Thunders died at the age of 38, Jerry Nolan died at the age of 45, Dee Dee Ramone died at the age of 50
apparently, you can put your arms around a memory…
heroin is the drug of choice for blown-out communities across the country
“Looking For Johnny” was everything it could possibly be, it respected the story as best it could where no one else seems to bother, an excellent memory of a great guitarist,a legendary musician, a towering New Yorker and an influence for every other rock band playing the 7pm set at Arlene’s grocery.
Like most documentaries, this is a labor of love and director Garcia does a fine job at highlighting the key events in Thunders’ life. However, the limited ability he had for licensing is a shortcoming of the film – most of the music used in the film is clamorous stage footage that doesn’t adequately display Thunders’ skill as a songwriter
There are many more financially successful musicians than Johnny Thunders but there aren’t many more important musicians than Johnny Thunder. To die broke and to leave his sons to a life as career criminals, that’s some price for immortality
Oh, she’s nine years old, that why Rod Stewart upped her to nineteen, though it does beg the question why did Berry make her a child instead of a teenager. The answer would probably be target demo but that makes no sense either! Maybe it is more like a significant portion of the audience but we don’t remember it that way – A+