Friday, June 10, 2011
Even though the real story of Bobby Jameson/Chris Lucey is one big controversy from the beginning, I continue to encounter an attitude of "Gee, why are you complaining, you're kinda famous and people are re-releasing your records?" This particular take on my life is, at best, a staggeringly myopic view of what happened and what's happening now.
It appears that people want to know the story, but are afraid that I might say something negative about the record business and some people in and around it. This is an impossible straightjacket I'm being asked to wear, should I attempt to be mindful of their fears. The factual realities of the story run the gamut between incredible to tragic, and are in fact impossible to relate without some, if not a lot of negative texture.
I am 62 years old, and I am trying to portray in real terms the true history of this person which just so happens to be me. I am not trying to get into "People Magazine." Either your interest is in facts or fantasies. If it is a fantasy story of the 60's, and only how wonderful it was, then I suggest you find that somewhere else. The list of my dead friends and compatriots is too long for me to sell out now and attempt to please the god awful sensitivities some seem to demand.
Bobby Jameson/Chris Lucey Nov 07
Prior to the beginning of my story in 1964 I made a single record in 1963 in Hollywood. Below are both sides of that single on Jolum Records. Let's Surf/Please Little Girl Take This Lollipop. Elliot Engber is playing "Surf" guitar on "Let's Surf."