Knowing Joe released this to the press I started yelling at him, “I want my nickel back!” after making up a new song. He would walk off smiling saying, “I know you do.”
I overheard someone ask why I said it was a nickel. I bought a souvenir at Rock City (see previous post “Legend Movie Origin”). The souvenir was only a nickel and in exchange received a wooden nickel back.
“‘Cause we all just wanna be big rockstars
And live in hilltop houses driving fifteen cars
The girls come easy and the drugs come cheap
We’ll all stay skinny ’cause we just won’t eat
And we’ll hang out in the coolest bars
In the VIP with the movie stars
Every good gold digger’s
Gonna wind up there
Every Playboy bunny
With her bleach blond hair” – Rockstar performed by Nickelback
The song “Rockstar” was inspired by an article which Kurt Cobain showed me about Tom (Cruise) going to the Playboy Mansion to watch the Hagler-Hearns fight. I was making fun of him and others when I made up the song.