A Cosmic Friendship Jimi Hendrix knew good lyrics when he heard them.
According to Derek Taylor, incoming calls were received by the hotel switchboard during their two-day stay. Fans stood eight-deep outside, held back by barricades, and the lobby and corridors were patrolled by police officers. The band were relaxing after the first of two dates at the Forest Hills Stadium in Queensand were enjoying room service dinner with Brian Epstein and Neil Aspinall.
In the hospitality suite next door, Taylor entertained reporters, photographers and celebrities including Peter, Paul and Mary, the Kingston Trio and radio DJ Murray the K, all of whom were hoping to meet and maybe party with the Beatles.
Dylan was driven from Woodstock by his road manager Victor Maymudes, picking up Aronowitz on the way. Police officers prevented the trio from entering the hotel elevators until Mal Evans arrived to usher them upstairs.
The Beatles warmly greeted the American guests, and drinks were offered. Dylan expressed a preference for cheap wine. The Beatles began asking Evans to get some cheap wine, but Dylan got stuck in to what was available.
They also offered him purple hearts, but Dylan and Aronowitz declined and suggested they smoke grass instead. Brian and The Beatles looked at each other apprehensively. Dylan looked disbelievingly from face to face. Dylan said, "You know Bob hovered unsteadily over the bowl as he stood at the table while he tried to lift the grass from the baggie with the fingertips of one hand so he could crush it into the leaf of rolling paper which he held in his other hand.
In addition to the fact that Bob was a sloppy roller to begin with, what Bob had started drinking had already gotten to him. Al Aronowitz Bob Dylan and The Beatles Some of The Beatles had actually been introduced to cannabis inalthough the drug had made little impression.
We first got marijuana from an older drummer with another group in Liverpool. We didn't actually try it until after we'd been to Hamburg.
I remember we smoked it in the band room in a gig in Southport and we all learnt to do the Twist that night, which was popular at the time. We were all seeing if we could do it. Everybody was saying, 'This stuff isn't doing anything.
Dylan suggested they move to one of the bedrooms, so all ten crammed inside: Dylan lit the first joint and passed it to Lennon. Aronowitz asked Maymudes, a proficient roller, to make more joints, and soon everyone was smoking their own.
I don't remember much what we talked about.
We were smoking dope, drinking wine and generally being rock'n'rollers and having a laugh, you know, and surrealism. It was party time. John Lennon Anthology The Beatles spent the next few hours in hilarity, looked upon with amusement by Dylan.
Brian Epstein kept saying, "I'm so high I'm on the ceiling. I'm up on the ceiling. George and I were sitting on this bed and Brian was sort of lying there rather grandly as he would, very beautifully dressed and everything.
I have this image of him with a tiny little bit of a butt in his mouth like an old tramp, trying to be graceful with this terrible little fag end.
We actually all got stoned and we were giggling. It was giggling time and we were uncontrollable. It was as if he was finally sort of talking about the fact.
May 23, · Despite his public disavowals of drugs use at the time, Dylan was known to be an enthusiastic consumer of illegal substances, and it has long been rumoured that heroin was among them. Sep 29, · Bob Dylan, a fierce and uncompromising poet whose writing, for 50 years and counting, still crackles with relevance, should win the Nobel Prize in Literature. It was not long before hard drugs appeared on the scene and began to take their toll on both music and musician. Valente was busted and spent time behind bars in the late sixties, preventing his .
I think the band smoked much more. McCartney, meanwhile, was struck by the profundity of the occasion, telling anyone who would listen that he was "thinking for the first time, really thinking.
I remember asking Mal, our road manager, for what seemed like years and years, 'Have you got a pencil? I'd been going through this thing of levels, during the evening.Sep 29, · Bob Dylan, a fierce and uncompromising poet whose writing, for 50 years and counting, still crackles with relevance, should win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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