RSM DOESN'T GET
Ah 1999...R.Stevie Moore is 47 years
old. He Gives, but also GETS. Gets
Online via WebTV. Gets $416 ascap check
for international airplay of "I Could Be
Your Lover" from CONTACT RISK CD. Gets
thanked in booklet for Irwin's RCA
Victor Shaggs CD reissue. Gets numerous
RSM CD-Rs burned by Billy A. Gets to do
studio work with The Breetles. Gets
absolutely livid with sudden
unavailabilty of PHONOGRAPHY CD reissue.
Gets 2 contributions on a Dutch Sparks
tribute CD. Gets second phone-line. Gets
invited to play Beatlefest. Gets
increased reaction to Miles' "official"
http://www.rsteviemoore.com . Gets
invited to an Ira Robbins party in NYC.
Gets photo in MOJO magazine (UK) about
Beatlefest. Gets airplane tickets. Gets
unprecedented collaborative friendhip
with ex-XTC genius David Gregory. Gets
Dates. Gets to vacation (with gigs) in
Nashville for first time in 14 years.
Gets to meet 6 year old niece Sheela.
Gets laid off from 15 year old job at
the record store. Gets politely evicted
from 17 year old Montclair residence.
Gets recurring anxiety attacks and chest
pains from his 31 year old nicotine
addiction. Gets unconditional love and
support from Dame Kristee. Gets to play
Mercury Lounge. Gets wise. Gets
wonderful new spacious apartment. Gets
back in touch with his father. Gets
sadly out of touch with his Mum. Gets
back into home recording. Gets new
talent of homemade HTML webpage
building. Gets new Deutsche CD issued
after a 6 year old drought. Gets meager
unemployment checks every two weeks.
Gets drunk earlier every day. Gets
hangovers as a rule. Gets lost. Gets a
CD Recorder. Gets major review in
Billboard. Gets senile and lazy. Gets a
lava lamp. Gets global orders for RSM
CD-Rs. Gets oblique. Gets beard to grow
out. Gets another gig. Gets many old
classic tapes remastered, once and for
all. Gets Getz. Gets to revisit and
rehearse in Sanctuary Studio. Gets
forced to reshuffle drummer rotations.
Gets the news he's feared dead. Gets
older. Gets Tennessee pals to assemble
cool oldie remakes. KO gets a
concussion, as well as a brilliant new
album. Gets another Yankee series sweep.
Gets obstreperous. Gets to play organ at
Halloween party. Gets CD listed at
amazon.com. Gets another gig which
mysteriously vanishes. Gets obstreperous
again. Gets a flood of homemade CDs from
practically every friend. Gets a secret
recording project with a young
Kentuckian. Gets moodier blue. Gets many
more webpages published. Gets the news
boxes of PHONOGRAPHY have been
resurrected, after all. Gets powerfully
dubious. Gets another batch of praise in
the press. Gets suspicious. Gets to
countdown to not party like it's
12/31/99 with the rest of the world.
Gets smart. Gets a new keyboard player.
GETS A NEW BAND HAPPENING. Gets/gives
little for Christmas.
G E T S • B A C K !
Howzat for closing out a
R. Stevie Moore
Sun 10 JAN 2000
DOESN'T THAT MAKE YOU SICK?