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    Been an inspiration of mine for more years than I can count. You guys please go pick up a copy of his book to see what I mean (and YES, there's LOTS of VH references)...

    http://www.latelateatnight.com/

    For all the musicians here (especially), you could not find a more honest, heartfelt and FUNNY account of how it goes down...

    God bless you, Rick...you don't get the respect you deserve.

    "I've got the heart of a Joan-Of-Arc but the soul of a giggolo..."

    ...itsalwayssomething...

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    "20 minutes (late to work)? Shit. Last year I woke up three weeks too late.
    My advice is to go for the alien abduction story. Look bemused, dishevelled and on the verge of tears as you recount your story of intrusive and degrading medical tests.
    Worked for me anyway. I still have colleagues asking me what it is like to fuck a green womanoid with seventeen breasts.
    Alternatively just walk in and inform everyone that alcoholism is indeed a disease and that they should be less judgemental and perhaps a little more supportive."
    - graeme on the addiction to this place.

    "something tells me that after the nuclear holocaust, there'll be twinkies, cockroaches, and a dave vs. sammy argument going on somewhere".
    - han valen, 6.11.04

    "in my best "saw" scary movie voice: "oh, yes, there will be beagles."
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    I saw him twice last year.Once at Billy Bob's and once at a small venue in Ardmore Oklahoma. A string of hits and a super talent.
    EDDIE IS THE ULTIMATE ROCK DOG!

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    I've seen his promotional appearances for this and have it on order from Powells....seems like he's brutally honest (and without a ghost writer!) so I am looking forward to it

    ..gotta admit..."Jesie's Girl" is about as finely crafted a rock/pop song as there is

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    I'll never bitch about ANYTHING ANYMORE.

    It's really a miracle this guy is still alive and can tell HIS story like this. BRUTALLY honest, unbelievably sincere, hilarious and HEARTBREAKING...usually within the same paragraph...

    Might just be one of the best books I've ever read.

    Love his music / film work, or not, EVERYONE could take a lesson or two from this thing...
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    "20 minutes (late to work)? Shit. Last year I woke up three weeks too late.
    My advice is to go for the alien abduction story. Look bemused, dishevelled and on the verge of tears as you recount your story of intrusive and degrading medical tests.
    Worked for me anyway. I still have colleagues asking me what it is like to fuck a green womanoid with seventeen breasts.
    Alternatively just walk in and inform everyone that alcoholism is indeed a disease and that they should be less judgemental and perhaps a little more supportive."
    - graeme on the addiction to this place.

    "something tells me that after the nuclear holocaust, there'll be twinkies, cockroaches, and a dave vs. sammy argument going on somewhere".
    - han valen, 6.11.04

    "in my best "saw" scary movie voice: "oh, yes, there will be beagles."
    - hatchetforce, 6.7.06

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    I will say he was classic on Californication Season 3...

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    Under-rated musician. Pretty good guitar player.
    "I'm the opposite of Bill Cosby. Diamond Dave always gets your approval." (DLR)

    "Kids, just say NO to marriage". (Al Bundy)

    Rawhide in "A"

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    My VERY first concert. 1981. Peoria Illinois. 15,000 screaming teenage girls and about 2 dozen guys total--me being one of them. Yeah, it was a good night.

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    I have a friend in Michigan thats HUGE fan, Im going to try and get a book signed next Tuesday for her at Grapevine mills mall.
    I SURVIVED TEXAS LINKERS WEEKEND I, II, III, IV and VI and VII.barely made it to VIII time to slow down
    I musta had a broken middle finger for V
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikey Metalhead View Post
    I have a friend in Michigan thats HUGE fan, Im going to try and get a book signed next Tuesday for her at Grapevine mills mall.
    I was thinking about trying to make that signing myself...
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    "20 minutes (late to work)? Shit. Last year I woke up three weeks too late.
    My advice is to go for the alien abduction story. Look bemused, dishevelled and on the verge of tears as you recount your story of intrusive and degrading medical tests.
    Worked for me anyway. I still have colleagues asking me what it is like to fuck a green womanoid with seventeen breasts.
    Alternatively just walk in and inform everyone that alcoholism is indeed a disease and that they should be less judgemental and perhaps a little more supportive."
    - graeme on the addiction to this place.

    "something tells me that after the nuclear holocaust, there'll be twinkies, cockroaches, and a dave vs. sammy argument going on somewhere".
    - han valen, 6.11.04

    "in my best "saw" scary movie voice: "oh, yes, there will be beagles."
    - hatchetforce, 6.7.06

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daisy Hill View Post
    I've seen his promotional appearances for this and have it on order from Powells....seems like he's brutally honest (and without a ghost writer!) so I am looking forward to it

    ..gotta admit..."Jesie's Girl" is about as finely crafted a rock/pop song as there is
    Dais, you're gonna love this book. You wouldn't believe how funny the guy is. He really has a great sense of humor and prolly should have been a writer by trade. It would be interesting to see what he might come up with in the fiction realm of things.
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    "20 minutes (late to work)? Shit. Last year I woke up three weeks too late.
    My advice is to go for the alien abduction story. Look bemused, dishevelled and on the verge of tears as you recount your story of intrusive and degrading medical tests.
    Worked for me anyway. I still have colleagues asking me what it is like to fuck a green womanoid with seventeen breasts.
    Alternatively just walk in and inform everyone that alcoholism is indeed a disease and that they should be less judgemental and perhaps a little more supportive."
    - graeme on the addiction to this place.

    "something tells me that after the nuclear holocaust, there'll be twinkies, cockroaches, and a dave vs. sammy argument going on somewhere".
    - han valen, 6.11.04

    "in my best "saw" scary movie voice: "oh, yes, there will be beagles."
    - hatchetforce, 6.7.06

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    "20 minutes (late to work)? Shit. Last year I woke up three weeks too late.
    My advice is to go for the alien abduction story. Look bemused, dishevelled and on the verge of tears as you recount your story of intrusive and degrading medical tests.
    Worked for me anyway. I still have colleagues asking me what it is like to fuck a green womanoid with seventeen breasts.
    Alternatively just walk in and inform everyone that alcoholism is indeed a disease and that they should be less judgemental and perhaps a little more supportive."
    - graeme on the addiction to this place.

    "something tells me that after the nuclear holocaust, there'll be twinkies, cockroaches, and a dave vs. sammy argument going on somewhere".
    - han valen, 6.11.04

    "in my best "saw" scary movie voice: "oh, yes, there will be beagles."
    - hatchetforce, 6.7.06

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    Quote Originally Posted by lovemachine97(Version 2) View Post
    I will say he was classic on Californication Season 3...
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