The vacuum tubes on my Albion amp are glowing nicely and the volume’s set to peel paint off the walls. I’m on lead guitar; behind the drum kit is Rick Taiano from Queens, New York. The second guitarist, Jim LaTorre, is from Boston.
Debbie Harry was ice cool. Roger Daltrey ran around like a naughty schoolboy, reunited with Pete Townshend , who chopped out guitar riffs. Bryan Adams was lively, Richard Ashcroft dreary and Jeff Beck showy.
The British film director Ken Russell, who died yesterday at age 84, was once challenged to write a script that deserved to be banned. He rose to the occasion with a draft titled “A Kitten for Hitler.”