Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.
Verge of the Fringe
Hey Dude, my old friend Nicky reminded me that she shares a birthday with Elvis and David Bowie, so I recall my abstract connections to all three rockers. CHARACTERS: Zane Grey, Orson Welles, Jeff Slate, Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Debbie Harry, Alex Trebek, The Gluey Brothers LOCATIONS: New York City, Burbank, Notre Dame High School, Corvallis High School, Laurel Canyon MUSIC: Rock 'n' Roll, Rockabilly, "Tomorrow Is a Long Time", omnichord , "America", "Heroes", "The Hash House Line" TV/MOVIES: The Ed Sullivan Show, Saturday Night Live, Concert for New York City, Jeopardy! STUFF: January 8, jumpsuit, record player, mime, 1977, "going postal", 9/11, lotus position, OP shirt, corduroy, feathered hair SOUNDS: garbage truck, wind GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal PHOTO: "Nicky's Birthday Boys" shot on my "new" iPhone6 RECORDED: January 8, 2020 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate in Altadena, California GEAR: Marantz Solid State Recorder PMD670, Sennheiser MD 46 microphone DISCLAIMER/WARNING: Proudly presented rough, raw and ragged. Seasoned with salty language and ideas. Not for most people's taste. Please be advised. HYPE/SWIPE: "Don't call me dude." - John Lurie