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full_metal_ox wrote in metaquotes
Once again, wt_1's summary of a trashy pulp cover probably outdoes the original story:

"Hey, what gives, ya big ape? This is Wall Street for cryin' out loud! Ain'tcha heard you don't need no gun to rob people here?"

(The illustration can be seen over at dochermes's fancave.)

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Yep, my old college crush; I was crestfallen to learn of his death when I Googled him some years ago. (Although mismanagement and the hazards of the rock-and-roll lifestyle played obvious roles, I think a lot of Ron's misfortune may have lain in bad timing--he came along too late for the heyday of old-school glam rock, but too early for the ubiquity of YouTube.)

(I chose the Trillionaires' rendition of "Criminal World" because I consider their stark prowling tango arrangement better than either the original by Metro or David Bowie's cover--and I keep hoping that performance footage will surface online to back me up.)

It may be over a year after the fact...

(I chose the Trillionaires' rendition of "Criminal World" because I consider their stark prowling tango arrangement better than either the original by Metro or David Bowie's cover--and I keep hoping that performance footage will surface online to back me up.

...but I can now present this as evidence: https://vimeo.com/127858138

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