Collins has essentially become a full-time
Alamo junkie. He collects cannonballs from
the famous battle site, has gotten his
kids to share his passion, and claims,
“Now I’ve stopped being Phil Collins the
singer. This has become what I do.”
How else can we tell that an artist
really, really likes sites of historic,
artistic, or architectural importance?
Inordinate Fondness for a Landmark
6> Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart visit Mount Rushmore.
5> Roger Daltrey is headed to Arizona (Tommy Canyon Hear Me?)
4> Michael Jackson’s moving to Boys’ Town.
3> Brian Wilson spends summers in the Netherlands to check out
the Gouda vibrations.
2> Peter Gabriel’s been seen lying down on and then rhythmically
Selected from 19 submissions from 6 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:
Mark D. Sabien, What Cheer, IA — 1 (14th #1!)
Slick Sharkey, Miami, FL — 2
Mike Davis, San Antonio, TX — 3
Judith Cottrill, Bronx, NY — 4
Dave Ferry, Purvis, MS — 5
David Toth, Milwaukee, WI — 6
Brian Drucker, Waterboro, ME — Banner tag
Andy Grosser, Somerville, MA — Topic, Maestro