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Granny Takes a Trip

Summer of 1970, Part II: Gopher-ing for the Coolest Guitar Shop in New York City, Wearing My Granny Takes A Trip Boots, and Meeting "Keith Richards With..."

Binky Philips | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

When last we were wasting time together, I'd been in London for 13 days during the second half of June, 1970. I'd plunked down the enormous sum of $65.00 U.S. for a pair of wild custom-made boots from the coolest clothes/shoes store in the world, Granny Takes A Trip.

LATE JUNE, 1970: An Amazing Autograph, Heatwave in London, Granny Takes A Trip, Thunderclap Newman Shows Up and, Yes, 'Gimme Dat Ting'

Binky Philips | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The epicenter of Rock Cool on planet Earth. Not hyperbolic whatsoever, actually.

1971: Me and Pink Floyd in a New York Hotel Room

Binky Philips | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

They were already a huge band and getting bigger. We were full-blown fans. It was one of those moments where I had to make necessary mental adjustments not to start babbling and/or drooling.

The Holy Grail: I Buy A 1958 Sunburst Les Paul

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

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