On top: Author Curt Weiss by ©Ernie Sapiro Stranded in the Jungle; Jerry Nolan’s Wild Ride Q & A with Curt Weiss by Tobe Damit Intro I have read Curt Weiss’s biography of the master drummer Jerry Nolan, Stranded in the Jungle, at least seven times. Meanwhile I’ve only been able to read […]Read More Stranded with Curt Weiss
(above) Richard Boch with Pete Farndon 1980© by Lynette Bean Questions to author Richard Boch by Tobe Damit NITRO by Damita! ”I really hope my words are worthy….When I woke up this morning the only thoughts in my mind were the realization that perhaps doggy spit held the unforseen properties of exfoliating the dead skin off […]Read More In The Mudd
Q and A with Up-Tight co-author Victor Bockris This is (obviously) the follow-up to Peel Slowly… , my review of Up-Tight/The Velvet Underground Story, previously published here on Loud Alien Noize, it is with great pleasure that I once again have the opportunity to interview Victor Bockris who co-wrote Up-Tight with Gerard Malanga. Up-Tight is without question the […]Read More Peel Slowly… (part II)
Q and A with Victor Bockris In a previous post, I reviewed John Cale’s autobiography and I would like to point out that even though ”What’s Welsh for Zen” is (duly and rightfully) qualified as an autobiography, co-writer Victor Bockris played a huge role in helping lay out Cale’s life in this very powerful, attractive and […]Read More What’s Welsh for Zen
Keith Richards Biography Q & A with Author Victor Bockris This is the second part of my review of Keith Richard’s biography by Victor Bockris that was published in 1992 and the first to recognize Richards’s pivotal role in the Stones’ legend. It has been translated in at least 10 langages and published all around the world. […]Read More Keith Richards Can’t Get No Satisfaction!