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Simple facts, watered down into selected stories, have circulated in the entertainment world for decades about how the artist was always broke while his blowing-smoke posse became rich. The artist has always blamed the industry, while the fans just listened and shrugged their shoulders to what they don’t understand. A simple fact is that without […]
Have a young musician close his eyes and tell you what he thinks his life will be like when he becomes a rock star. Just like how Ralphie in “A Christmas Story” adoringly fantasized about getting a Red Rider B.B. gun, the typical young wanna-be shares with me his dream of grandeur something like this: […]
What reason does a young musician have to abstain from drugs or alcohol? The answer: none! I mean, isn’t that supposed to be part of the fun, the requirements, the identification? Long hair, Marshall stacks, rebelliousness! It says right in the creed: sex, drugs and rock and roll! Keith Richards, Guns ‘n Roses…messed up is […]