Boy About Town Number 32: Who Are You
Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann.
I knew that Keith was in the building; the buzz had been going around all morning. And I had hoped I might find him at some point and get his autograph, even if it meant his pouring a bottle of brandy over me or doing something similarly in keeping with his reputation for lunacy. But I had never anticipated that I would find myself standing next to him – with no bodyguards, no radio or TV interviewers, nobody at all around us other than a kid much my own age who seemed to be in his company
I can’t bring myself to include the clip from the chapter title. Breaking with tradition, I bring you, instead, the other song referred to in the excerpt up above: ‘(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais’.