Bob Marley
Of course, life gets in everywhere – just ask any butcher, baker or candlestick maker. But showbiz is both a kaleidoscope and a firework display. It lets everything in. When Kanya West’s mother died, he wrote a song about it (and cried while singing it). When Natalie Maines, the Dixie Chicks’ lead singer, received a death threat, she wrote a song about it. You don’t find candlestick makers doing that very often. Continue reading
Showbiz can provide anything, we know that. But “if rock’n’roll is just entertaining, then it’s only using ten per cent of its potential...As long as artists stay home and spend their money on a Rolls Royce and eat cocaine all day, nobody’s gonna criticize them, but when they come out and do something they get criticized.” Continue reading
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