Help Us, Meatloaf!

Oh yeah. This is the guy you want to raise money for your organization. Humongous Rock Star of the Universe.

Actually, Meat was entertaining, given that he jumped up onto a sweaty stage commanded by disco, glam rockers and over-produced arena rock of the late 1970s. Mr. Loaf has my admiration, and had an amazing career.  He was a punk as much as anyone, and he had Ellen Foley, too.

[Found here.  Meatloaf images found here and here.]

Author: Bunk Strutts

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11 thoughts on “Help Us, Meatloaf!”

  1. I really liked his voice. All the crap he took over his appearance, which was unfortunate to say the least, reminds me of the whole Milli Vanilli thing! For all the bitching people do over how superficial the “stars” are, it’s their buying habits that determine which performers get the backing they need.

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  2. Hell, I doubt any performer’s actual life measures up to the persona that earns them their money. I was just trying to make a point about how the “image” thing prevents us from ever hearing from some very talented people.

    Originally, I thought “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” was just too damned weird! But when I started asking myself where I had seen actors like Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick before, I suddenly found a new appreciation for it. I’m now one of those who think of it as a classic!

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  3. Meat still has a very active career. He’s just finished touring to promote his 2010 release of Hang Cool Teddy Bear, and is now launching the first of 3 new albums in Australia this month with a tour in October; then releasing it (Hell in a Handbasket) internationally next year with more touring where he continues to pack arenas and theatres. He’s in the best voice he’s been for 10 years, and still has an energy on stage unmatched by many performers many years younger. Still the man!

    And he’s still a great one to promote a charity, the one closest to his heart being The Painted Turtle. Find out more at http://www.loaffdomturtle.net

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