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Re: (TV) Re: Tom as a punk

On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Phil Obbard <pobbard@yahoo.com> wrote:

> I read that book on a whim 2 years ago. Another reminder that the 70s CBGBs
> scene was not glamorous for anyone, least of all the musicians living in
> squalor
> trying to make it big. At times, the book reminded me of the film
> "Smithereens".
> Valentine's description of meeting Chris Stein and Debbie Harry in the
> mid/late
> 90s (as the Blondie reunion is brewing) is also depressing.

There's a LOT of bad blood in that camp.  Very little that any of them say
on the topic of the old days isn't an attempt to make the "other side" look
bad.  The R&R Hall of Fame fracas was mortifying, even by the low standards
of such a thing.
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