The first local punk show was the Dils from Oceanside at the Adams Theater. “The majority of the people didn’t know exactly what it was all about. They were wearing ripped clothes with safety pins in them and thinking it was punk.”
“I don’t believe there’s a financial institution in San Diego that we don’t serve in at least one location.”
“The Sixties were solitary, so solipsistic, so narcissistic: look at the way people danced! Disco is just as exhibitionist, but you create it with another person on the dance floor.”
The Wong Wars in L.A. – Esther Wong, co-owner of Madame Wong’s, has filed a lawsuit against the Hong Kong Cafe, claiming that her competition has engaged in false advertising.
Rodney Heaven. “Moses” Wright and Rodney “Power House” Heaven are high-stepping on opposite sides of the room and chanting over the music: “Midnight show-ah Every how-ah/From the control tow-ah.”
Tom Shaw: “He walked six or seven steps, said, ‘Wolf, you done killed me,’ then he turned, walked three more steps, said ‘Wolf, you done killed me’ and he fell down and bled to death.”
“At the Heritage in Mission Beach, I was coming down and hootin’. I started with Bobby Dylan songs. Was singing a lot like that, but I wasn’t writing anything.”
You are scratching your head, and gelling ready to wad your Reader into a ball and throw it in the wastepaper basket. I’d suggest you relegate yourself to blind faith.