river darling

Ten days before the Oscar ceremony, the Gainesville Sun laid out the red carpet to welcome officially the internationally famous actor to town with the headline RIVER PHOENIX, REGULAR GUY. Soon after the article appeared in the Gainesville SUN, there was a backlash against River. Hostile members of a rival local rock band called the Smegmas launched a campaign to humiliate him by plastering one of his early beefcake shots all over town

‘River’s feelings were badly hurt’, said Dirk Drake. ‘He felt that now he had finally found somewhere to live that he liked, he wasn’t going to be allowed to settle down peacefully. He couldn’t understand the hostility.’ As a counter, River arranged to have Aleka’s Attic open for the Smegmas. And when hundreds of kids arrived and paid the cover charge to see River play he insisted on giving all the box-office proceeds to his persecutors. The campaign against him was halted

- Lost in Hollywood: The Fast Times and Short Life of River Phoenix

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Sherry Darling
Bruce Springsteen
Sherry Darling

Sherry Darling
Bruce Springsteen

You can tell her there’s a hot sun beatin on the blacktop
She keeps talkin she’ll be walkin that last block
She can take a subway back to the dead of the night
Well I got some beer and the highways free
And I got you, and baby you’ve got me.
Hey, hey, hey whataya say sherry darlin