pesco at July 7th, 2014 12:32 — #1
sayrock at July 7th, 2014 15:42 — #2
If you want a little insight into what it was like being in the presence of Jimi Hendrix off stage, here's an essay I wrote after spending 5 hours with him at 35,000 feet in the air . . . It was just days before his appearance at the Monterey Pop Festival and was an experience that changed the course of my life forever.
noahdjango at July 7th, 2014 15:51 — #3
yo, I heard Jenna Maroney is gonna be in the Janis Joplin biopic.
thatspecial at July 7th, 2014 16:26 — #4
pesco at July 7th, 2014 16:36 — #5
winkybber at July 7th, 2014 17:41 — #6
I watched the trailer. Andre didn't convince me in the slightest. I also got the impression that they didn't have permission to use the music. One that I'll miss, I think.
For a real rock biopic/documentary, catch Scorcese's brilliant "No Direction Home" and marvel at the fecklessness of the kids coming out of UK theatres complaining about Dylan's electric sell-out. They were there at the birth of modern music and were too self-absorbed (or something) to realise it. OK, easy in hindsight - but I wonder what they think now. Also a great interview with Joan Baez who recounts Dylan's personal betrayal with painful honesty.
boundegar at July 7th, 2014 18:49 — #7
Interesting, I was just thinking what a great idea to cast a musician in the role. Maybe an actor would have been a better actor.
winkybber at July 7th, 2014 19:02 — #8
I was thinking Lenny Kravitz might have been a good choice.
timquinn at July 7th, 2014 19:07 — #9
Considering she still calls him "Bobby" with an annoying overlay of ownership I can see why he ran away from that scene and its fools. He outgrew it. They never did.
winkybber at July 7th, 2014 20:06 — #10
Interesting. I didn't see it that way, but it's an interpretation I'll keep in mind next time I'm watching.
pesco at July 12th, 2014 12:32 — #11
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