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Re: Speaking Ill? Some questions..
In a message dated 4/12/2004 2:21:28 PM Eastern Standard Time,
Either way, an upsetting diary entry.
Yeah. A good diary though. He was able to express some of his frustration
and make clear that he wasn't just pissing on John's grave. He had valid points
in his interview no matter how they came across in print. He knows the
To quote John about Pete during his time off the wagon: "You play you pay".
It was interesting to see the puzzled look in Dugal Butler's eyes as he
talked of John last October in NY. Remember what he said, Alan? I'll paraphrase a
bit. Rock stars usually follow the pattern of getting successful, getting
hooked on drinking/drugs and then drying out and coming back clean. John's
pattern was the exact opposite. He always controlled his excesses earlier when the
others didn't. Then at the end of his career he went off on the stuff and
died. He looked very frustrated. And this is from a person that had to take care
of Keith Moon!
Jon in Mi