a reply to: mirageman
I have had Lost at East Gate, Wrong at East Gate Right turn Clyde at East gate but theft.. nope!
I have discovered that LWs book was a kind of provenance for his tat. In 95 he managed to sell a Cobra Guitar through Christies for £8000. Larry
wrote his book with Peter which was then published in 97. In 1997 Christie's gave the buyer a full refund and LW went bankrupt for the first time.
So.. The guitar was fake, his friendship with SRV was fake, his photos are fake, but in 97 who could have imagine the internet would be as it is now?
He thought he had established himself as a genuine seller and so included it in LAEG thinking he would be as famous as Streiber... You can see where I
In his book he says in the late fall of 90 i found an old box I had packed in 81. I found all my documents and letters...
So these documents never appeared until 1990. His friend the forger who I think his name was Micky, was busted in the 90s in New York for selling fake
merch. This had not registered in my mind until now.
"By July 1990, divorce and all its negatives had caught up with me. My marriage was legally over, and that brought me down. I had written my first
chapters with some hesitation. I knew that reliving the last nine years on paper would mean reliving a lot of the pain. That was going to be part of
the challenge for me.
That month, I saw Stevie Ray Vaughan in northern Vermont. He was in the middle of a brief East Coast tour with Joe Cocker. I was glad to see Stevie
finally getting the recognition he deserved. Backstage, he asked me how the book was going, I complained a bit about our slow progress, and he told me
to hang in there. He signed some photos for me. I had taken the pictures a few years earlier, and as we looked at them, Stevie said, “Man, Larry, I
remember that day.
My life was just getting better, and you were on a downward slide. I guess we’re both survivors. Get that damned book out, I gotta read it.” I
promised him he’d get one of the first copies. Stevie smiled, then walked out on stage to the cheers of thousands. At work a month later, I heard a
news flash on the radio. Stevie Ray Vaughan had just been killed in a helicopter crash in East Troy, Wisconsin. He was just short of his thirty-sixth
birthday. I was heartbroken. I’d lost a real friend. After attending his funeral in Dallas, I got back on track".
Robbins, Peter. Left at East Gate (Kindle Locations 7032-7043). Cosimo, Inc.. Kindle Edition.
He also recently claimed he was in the Mick Taylor Band for two years. Fortunately Mick lives in Suffolk and I will be down there in about a month...
He still gigs. Obviously a badly shopped picture was provided as evidence. However.. you can see below the issue with the photo. Bearing all this in
mind, how can anything he has said be taken seriously. He lies and this is proof of that. Then there is the guitar already proven to be fake,
conveniently yet awkwardly positioned in the photo. If this paper work of his only surfaced in 1990 then it has got to be scrutinised by an expert
before being even remotely taken seriously. A liar lies..
Then there is the problem with the photo in his book, it's a different photo altogether.
Then there is the poster in the background. I found one on an auction site, it is a venue poster. He did a signing tour and it is a venue poster.
something just occurred to me... I know he wasn't there. He says his documents include medical notes of damage to his eyes because of the bright light
of the object at Capal Green ( it wasn't even on Capal). If he wasn't there and he has medical "proof" then THAT is definitely forged, altered in some
I have established larry was at Bentwaters. However, he finished his training and on the 24th, went to Germany for two days... 26th boxing day.. 27th
still dead (1980 over christmas nothing moved or was open) 27th was the saturday... says he flew back "on or around the 27th" then next page says on
the 28th he went into Axe Records to haggle with two arabs over an amp for a few hours. only the shop was not on the street he says, it didn't sell
records and was called Axe Music and was owned by two guys Rob and Al. A friend managed to speak to Rob who said they didn't open on sundays. 28th was
the sunday. Now... I don't know how easy it was to get a flight over christmas weekend. but he says on or around the 27th we flew back, then 28th i
went to the shop. It said his guard post was boring or uneventful as usual in the book. how would he know? I said after looking at the dates, so.. it
must have been your first shift then. YES yes it was my first shift. But no.. he hadn't been on shift. finished his training and went off base and
came back after it as over.
edit on 15-7-2016 by infomaniachousewife because: missed a bit