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The Goo Goo Dolls split up and became stars. Jerry Garcia died. Natalie Merchant went solo. The city got an alternative radio station. Courtney Love punched out Kathleen Hanna. Simpson. Elvis became a college course. Bob Dole took on Buffalo death metal band Cannibal Corpse. Paul, George and Ringo cashed in on John Lennon. Michael Stipe had a hernia operation. Frank Sinatra turned 80. Michael Jackson collapsed. And the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame opened in Cleveland.
So it went, the year in rock 1995. Now for a look back. was a (cocaine) snorter. I thought Nicole was a beautiful, wonderful person and was really trying to get her life in order. And that was the bottom line, wasn’t it? Rick James, speaking to the TV show “Extra.”
“I find the surly,
non aggressive rock god thing very corny.” Lou Barlow, ex Dinosaur Jr. member
“Everyone’s a victim.” Sebastian Bach of Skid Row
“I have my standards.” LaToya Jackson, after refusing to take off her clothes during a strip club appearance in Reading, Pa.
“I have prevented my kids from watching MTV at home. It’s not safe for kids.” Tom Freston, head of MTV
“Taking my clothes off is nothing compared to singing.” Nancy Sinatra, after posing nude in Playboy.
“I am a very devoted father and husband.” Playboy founder Hugh Hefner
“Bob Dole is sorry he couldn’t be here tonight to give out the award for Best Rap Video.” Madonna at the MTV Awards.