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Re: The Ombudsman Speaks

Sorry: readers aren’t getting the quiche gaspesienne reference. Here you

go. (Do a find on “quiche.”)

(I note sadly, BTW, that I mis-quoted the great Fats Domino in that

interview, through relying on my own addled memory. What Fat Daddy actually

said was: “Clean living keeps me in shape. Righteous thoughts are my

secret, and new Orleans home cooking.” He weighed three hundred pounds:

but, says my source (Guy Peellaert and Nik Cohn’s ROCK DREAMS): “Each night,

in trial of strength and stamina, he would shove his grand piano clean

across the stage, bumping it with his thigh.”)


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