Binky Philips: A Compendium of Encounters -- Including Excerpts From My Book On Rhino, My Life In The Ghost of Planets - The Story of a CBGB Almost-Was
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Over my many years as a rock 'n' roll/pop culture freak, I've had my share of classic New York City encounters with celebrities and ummmmm, street life. A few of these wound up in my recent eBook on Rhino, My Life In The Ghost of Planets - The Story of a CBGB Almost-Was. So, yeah, threesome's some fun lil excerpts here, although the GOOD stuff you'll have to PURCHASE... 104 pages fro $2.46... a total rip-off, I can tell ya...
So, here we go, ten totally random encounters you may find entertaining...
On a gorgeous mid-spring evening in 1975... Heading to rehearsal, my singer, Tally and I were walking to the downtown IRT 1 train. We were crossing West 116th St., directly opposite the main entrance of Columbia University. For some reason, I turned and looked into the big green Chrysler station wagon that was sitting at the red light on 116th, waiting to turn downtown on Broadway.
I noticed the guy driving had long hair and a big bushy beard.
I noticed the guy riding s
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