There’s not a radio station in the world that plays more Chuck E. Weiss than we do. For years & years. He was a cat’s cat.
Now, the years of waiting for a new album or a chance to see him live at his favorite dive piano bar in L.A., are over. Here’s the ‘obit’ story in the L.A. Times: [HERE]
His music will live on on the airwaves, at least long as Jiveradio exists. This week will be Chuck E. Week, so plan on loads and loads of real Weiss all week. That knucklehead stuff.
More reading: [HERE]
“He is a distant relative of Houdini’s; he’s a praying mantis riding an egret through a bad neighborhood. He’s a reverend waving a pistol around.” ~Tom Waits