Goodnight Van

Time for bed for this Drinking Man, but I wanted to end this trilogy of great musicians with a photo of Van Morrison’s first wife: Janet Rigsbee. And why not. Van doesn’t strike me as the handsome guy that Bob, Lou, The Consul, and Kentucky were but when you have …

Max Moriarty

One of the nicest things Kentucky ever said to me was that I reminded him of Dean Moriarty in Kerouac’s On The Road: … the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything …

Kentucky Allen

Kentucky smiled wryly as I retorted – “Kentucky there’s another one of your lines!” We were both watching Annie Hall, which along with Manhattan and Broadway Danny Rose are my favorite Woody Allen movies, and these lines kept coming up that I had laughed at over the years. It turns …