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In this excerpt from Rob Lowe’s autobiography, Stories I Only Tell My Friends ©2011, a teenage Rob Lowe finds himself alone with Francis Ford Coppola and brings up the obvious: “Francis, I’m sure you hear this a lot, but Godfather was on in the hotel and we all watched it for the hundredth time. What …
“It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one.” ~George Harrison
pic.twitter.com/tbqqrl7PL9 — #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) June 21, 2016 Ringo Starr is on Twitter HERE.
“He said it was written about Julian, my child. He knew I was splitting with Cyn and leaving Julian. He was driving over to say hi to Julian. He’d been like an uncle to him. You know, Paul was always good with kids. And so he came up with Hey Jude. But I always heard …
George Harrison, Jeff Lynn, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Ray Cooper, Elton John… The sad part is how many faces you saw reunite to perform this song at the Concert for George.
What I love about Ringo is that he doesn’t hide what he wants to say beneath layers of cryptic metaphors. It’s a certain courage you don’t find often. Anyway, this is a song about death that always lifts my spirits. Full lyrics HERE.
Full lyrics HERE.
From Concert for George. At the end, Billy Preston turns and gives Ringo a thumbs up, and Ringo responds by holding his sticks high in the air. They know they nailed it.
I’m in that crowd somewhere. It was one of the happiest moments of my life.