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September 08, 2016



Music aside: Ever see 'La Dolce Vita'?

Nico's interactions with Marcello Mastroianni in the "6th Night Sequence" are cinematic magic.

In the late 70's I saw Nico and Lutz Ulbrich a.k.a."Lüül" walking through Washington Square Park, I said hello to her, she winked at me and said "Hello, sweetie"

Being a lifelong Village resident, I've had many "brushes with greatness", but this is in my "top 5"


I'm sure you're aware, but just in case, not only is Iggy (still in his early 68 'Hyacinth' stage persona role, whiteface and permed hair) in this, but it was shot at the Funhouse Manor in Ann Arbor - the guy with the mustache is their former manager John Adams aka 'The Fellow', who lived there with his wife and young daughter for a while. The other Stooges are around in the background of shots too. Apparently they used to do a version of Evening of Light to close shows around this period when Nico was living in Iggy's attic room with them. Here's a shot of that room I found recently:


Off-Topic Kid reports in with a mega-auction Oct.7 in Liverpool (&online) of The Jam memorabilia:

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