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Re: (TV) LAUGHNER
Alejandro Escovedo is a personal favorite, especially if
playing with his orchestra. He's got a great stage presence
that matches up well with his great emotional music. I see
him whenever I can.
On Fri, 14 Jan 2000 email@example.com wrote:
> Say anyone seen Richard Buckner and Alejandro Escovedo?
> They're playing next week in San Francisco. Any comments, ideas, etc.?
> MICHAEL CARLUCCI wrote:
> > Good Morning One & All,
> > I spoke to one of New York's finest regarding Peter. Apparently he had a
> > real fixation with Patti, Verlaine, and Hell. And always felt he was the
> > perfect
> > guitarist for those people. So much so that he was actually rude and
> > abrasive to
> > Lenny, Ivan J., and Bob Quine. They were holding his position. According to
> > my
> > source he was a wannabee but couldntbee. He turned off everyone that he
> > encountered,
> > especially "rival" guitarists. None of these people could (at the time)
> > understand
> > why he was being rude to them. Sure genius comes in all shapes, sizes, and
> > colors, but
> > this is just pure megalomania. One LP's worth of material(again, in my own
> > opinion) hardly
> > constitutes "genius". I'd like to hear a follow up LP. Even in the case of
> > Richard Hell,
> > he made a classic piece of vinyl. One that will surely go down in the
> > history books for
> > many years to come. However, I can't say that Destiny Street even comes
> > close to the power
> > that Blank Generation has. Now someone like Lou Reed has at least 4 LP's
> > under his belt to prove
> > that he had the stuff that legends are made of. Bob Dylan made Bringing It
> > All Back Home,
> > Highway 61 Revisited, and Blonde On Blonde all in a year and a half. For
> > those contributions
> > alone he owes me or anyone else anything. I need more proof of Peter
> > Laughner's "genius"
> > to be able to accept the term. I'm not trying to stir anything up here, just
> > voicing an
> > opinion. Thanks for the space. M T C
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