Good Morning Gentle Readers,
I shut down the moisture evaporators, poured a beaker of house wine, and fired up Mrs TWC's hang-on-the-wall TV. Nothing much on but I didn't care. Channel surfing with the House Blond; Pukes of Hazzard, Country Count Down, 100 Top Teen Stars. My better half bailed with a migraine sometime between Daisy Duke and Brittany Spears. The House Blond and That Boy didn't let any grass grow neither.
Turns out that Ms Sixteen Candles is the number one all time top teen idol. Even if she's old. That's harsh reality but, boy howdy, it gets worse. Breakfast Club, John Hughes, and the Brat Pack is two decades past. What does that say about Sammy and the Rat Pack? It just sucks when the new stuff is old.
I don't want to know any more about that, so I flip over and there was Cream doing White Room at Royal Albert Hall back in 2005 (I double checked with the headphones on just now, and the last 45 seconds of bass, Clapton, and Baker's drums, well, awesome...still).
Ginger Baker looks like he just came off a gig for the Corpse Bride. I'm morbidly fascinated because Cream was the hot ticket and it's only been a couple of years since Ed Allerton corralled me in the hallway at Pacifica High School bellering in my face.....Sunshine of Your Love. Ed's dead these days and rumor has it that he went the way guys all think they'd like to go out. [shrugs] Not sure how cool that would be anyway.
Reminds me of the Marina Palace days, not that I ever was there, but Maryanne K was. With those two hottie and inseparable friends of hers. Big Sigh. She's prolly a grandma by now. I think the cops eventually shut it down because of all the underage drinking, drug use, and well, you can guess the rest.
Back to now and Jack Bruce looks like congestive heart failure waiting to happen but the bass is dancing like the old days and I'm not sure until half way thru the video that it's really Clapton, but then he does the guitar thing and there's no question about it.
If TWC ever writes the definitive novel it'll be called White Room.
Mrs TWC says I have to come to bed now. Good Night.
Go soak up some sun, Mañana.
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