Archive for October, 2009
There’s a few versions of this doing the rounds with better pictures, but this is the only one I found with the original sound. He helpfully provides his own commentary.
If you want to see just how tenacious the guy really is, the full 11 mins can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5c6bjVXLdBM
I’ll try and dig out footage of his subsequent visit to Abrakebabra and buying petrol on the way home..
I can’t quite imagine Mick Jagger sat at a typewriter doing this himself – particularly as there’s no mistakes! I wonder what letters from Keith would look like?
Anyway, this is from a fascinating blog with all sorts of letters. This rant about Elvis Presley in 1956 is pretty good (http://www.lettersofnote.com/2009/10/striptease-with-clothes-on.html). There’s also an open letter from Bill Gates moaning about software piracy in 1976 (http://www.lettersofnote.com/2009/10/most-of-you-steal-your-software.html).
Worth a read…
I might have posted this before, but what the hell!