Please Kill Me!
Please Kill Me and other books & projects by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain. Music, art, culture, fashion, poetry and movies - from the '60s through today.
List of articles in the library
The Rolling Stones: Anita Pallenberg on Exile On Main Street
Retrospective and Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Please Kill Me!, 20 June 2017
IT WAS JUST a moment in time, a time when legends lived like fucking legends. I remember as a kid seeing paparazzi photos in the ...
Peter Green: The End Of The Game (R.I.P.)
Memoir by Gary Lucas, Please Kill Me!, 3 August 2020
Peter Green, inheritor of Eric Clapton's spot in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, was, said B.B. King, "the only guitarist who gives ...
Inflatable Boy Clams, Pink Section: San Francisco Punk Pranksters: Pink Section, Inflatable Boy Clams
Retrospective and Interview by Richie Unterberger, Please Kill Me!, 19 August 2020
Influenced by the punk scene centered at Mabuhay Gardens, and the fun, bohemian spirit of a city that was, back then, an affordable place to ...
Brian Jones, The Rolling Stones: Rolling Stone: Life and Death of Brian Jones
Film/DVD/TV Review by Gary Lucas, Please Kill Me!, 7 September 2020
The acclaimed guitarist Gary Lucas (Captain Beefheart, Jeff Buckley, Gods and Monsters, Lou Reed, et al.) has long held a special flame for Brian Jones, ...
Malcolm McLaren: Jewish manager as professional troublemaker
Retrospective by Gary Lucas, Please Kill Me!, 13 October 2020
A new doorstopper-sized (900+ pages) biography of Malcolm McLaren by Paul Gorman got musician Gary Lucas thinking about one part of the former Sex Pistol/Bow ...
Captain Beefheart, Frank Zappa: Don Van Vliet and Frank Zappa: Two Peas In A Misshapen Pod
Retrospective by Gary Lucas, Please Kill Me!, 14 January 2021
Guitarist Gary Lucas found himself smack dab in the middle of two of America's musical geniuses, Don 'n' Frank. Captain Beefheart and Frank Zappa were ...
Gary Lucas, Arthur Russell: Vin Diesel, Arthur Russell and me
Memoir by Gary Lucas, Please Kill Me!, 30 March 2021
Mixmaster Arthur Russell meets wannabe rapper Mark Sinclair (aka Vin Diesel). What could possibly go wrong? That's what Gary Lucas thought when he brought these ...
Vivian Stanshall: Beyond The Bonzo Dog Band
Memoir by Gary Lucas, Please Kill Me!, 26 May 2021
Vivian Stanshall was the strikingly eccentric ringleader of the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, often described as the UK's version of the Mothers of Invention. ...
Janis Joplin, Iggy Pop, Frank Zappa: Cancel Culture: Starring Iggy, Janis, Zappa & Others
Memoir by Gary Lucas, Please Kill Me!, 25 October 2021
Long before it became a conversation-stopping mantra of the extremist right wing, "cancel culture" visited rock 'n' roll on numerous occasions. Guitarist, deejay, scenemaker and ...
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