Happy birthday, Mick!
Friday, Jul 26, 2013
Hey, BB King is pushing 90 and he’s still touring.
* But to put this into a little perspective, I’m 51. My father turns 70 next month. Mick Jagger is older than my father.
I’ve always known this, but now that the big seven-oh has hit, it kinda blows me away.
* I saw the Stones at the United Center in June. It wasn’t the greatest show I’d ever seen, and I saw more people using canes than at any other concert I’ve been to, but it did rock and I had fun and that’s all I cared about.
So, let the naysayers say what they say. Who needs ‘em anyway? Here’s hoping for many more years, for both my dad and Mick.
* From 1981 at the Checkerboard Lounge with the man who started it all…