AND TRINI LOPEZ TOO
Right now all the gories are telling their stories.
Thay say Bruce played in Asbury just the other night -
the usual happy talk - jumped on stage with the guys
who were playing, and slayed they the barroom crowd.
Always sound so neat and pat - like it really happens,
sure. The only thing I'm sure of is it's planned out, like
twenty days before. Let no man take you for a fool.
When I first knew him, he had a bum leg and a funny
fat lip. Brawling with the beasties and the fortune-teller's
lair : couldn't get anything right, hung around sulking.
No, the conditional affirmation of the overwhelming guile
in the national mind has placed him at that pedestal peak
like a Dylan or Lennon too. Can do no wrong; can't live
it down, and fame here has no blemish at all. But they're
all cantankerous to some extent. They want what they
have and they want it kept spotless.
Now let me jump on stage.