MEMORIES FROM A LIFE IN MUSIC – ROCK’N’ROLL CHILD CRUELTY (Part 1)

Sometimes the blog will have interesting music tips and advice and sometimes I am just in the zone of looking back at a life in music and sometimes there is room for a confession. Given the worrying headlines that seem to proliferate in the media, I have to make sure my confession is out there so in future there will be no repercussions, and if any of you have any similar stories of rock n roll child excess then let us know. When my son was born, two months after, give or take a week or so, we took him to his first rock concert. At the time I was overseeing the Guns ‘n’ Roses PR promotion for Use Your Illusion 1 and 2.  I felt it was vital that he became acquainted from a very early age as to what his dad did for a job, ok maybe two months might have been pushing it but we took him all the same. Even fitted him with ear plugs and sat him in the press box. The gig was one of the greatest shows I have ever seen from a rock band, with the greatest Guns ‘n’ Roses line up, some of the greatest rock songs from one of the greatest series of albums ever written, and the weather was just perfect, not a cloud in sight. What a night a night, never to be forgotten, other than the fact that throughout the whole show my son never woke up, honestly not once, not until and I kid you not, we got back to the car then if I remember correctly he wouldn’t be quiet until our two hour car journey was over, rock n roll child cruelty indeed.

Memories From A Life In Music to be continued…