Tag Archives: Container Diaries

IN THE AIR TONIGHT

What we’re gonna do here is go back, way back, back into time. Brooklyn, New York in the late 70’s and early 80’s to be exact. It was a different Brooklyn back then. The Barclay’s on Flatbush and Atlantic? LOL. … Continue reading

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MY SAFE HAVEN

“It is good people who make good places…” -ANNA SEWELL

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ON THE BEAT

They said he would never amount to anything. Said he didn’t have any talent. No discipline. No commitment. No chance. I told them, “Survival is a talent.”

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SITTING ON A PARK BENCH

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BILLY MUDGE – RIP

I received sad news this morning. One of the most loyal and appreciative readers of Container Diaries has passed away. Damn! Billy was friends with Dick Bavetta. One day I was at  party and Bavetta was there. I told him … Continue reading

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REGRET MAN

“Wish I could go back in time. I’d have gone D-I. Booze got the best of me. Man, I coulda. Man, I shoulda. Wish I could go back.”

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SING IT WITH ME…

I’ve been walking Central Park Singing after dark People think I’m crazy I’ve been stumbling on my feet Shuffling through the street People ask me, “What’s the matter with you boy?” Sometimes I want to say to myself Sometimes I … Continue reading

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