Friday, December 04, 2009

Let's Not Spend the Night Together

The celebrity media zoo is nothing new, certainly, nor are crazy scandals gone public. How many remember the "accidental" shooting of skier Spider Sabich by pop singer Claudine Longet (after her divorce from Andy Williams) in 1976? For some reason -- probably the Tiger Woods circus and Elin Nordegren's whirling Dervish golf club -- the incident came to mind; also that (in 1979) the Rolling Stones recorded a wicked little ditty about it, called "Claudine," after Some Girls (1978). A little too pointed for its day, "Claudine" is now available via YouTube thirty years later, at least for the time being. It's especially sardonic given Claudine's Let's Spend the Night Together album (1972): not exactly a ringing endorsement from Mick and the dudes. It sounds unfinished, but is worth checking out if you're a Stones fan. Incidentally, Ron Wood is in the news thanks to yet another domestic situation.

Today's Rune: Flow.


jodi said...

Erik, I was unnaturally fascinated with that case. Now, here we go again. It's a story as old as time.

Charles Gramlich said...

Wouldn't Wood's girlfriend be able to whip him at his age?

Adorably Dead said...

Seconding Charles' comment. Wth.