|Name: Tommy Chong||Find on Amazon India: Link|
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They just wanted to show the entertainment world that we’re vulnerable.
One night all the James Brown band was playing on stage and I look in the back and I could see Mick Jagger and Keith Richards trying to get in the club and they couldn’t get in cause it was to crowded.
We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded at a radio station on the stairway, and we did a record and it got put out.
You know, I left the country when Reagan got in; I went to France. And when George Bush Jr. got in, my instincts told me it was time to go – I’d felt that we had grown above that, you know?
Well, I had an after hours club in Vancouver and when any of the Motown acts would call.
Well I don’t know, I might have lost my citizenship, I don’t think you can lose your citizenship though.
Unfortunately, the American justice system is just riddled with lies and inconsistencies.
The funny thing is, Dennis Miller got me back into comedy.
No. Maceo played sax, didn’t he, well they used to sit in.
Maybe once in a while, you know, after a hard day of shooting or something like that, I’d kick back.
Cigarettes, I won’t do cigarettes, nicotine will kill ya.
Any excuse to live in New York and do art. Has to be one of the most rewarding experiences in the world.
The Shades never recorded anything, Little Daddy and the Bachelors recorded a couple of records, ya.
But you can’t exercise and be high. It’s impossible.
If I don’t get paid I’m going to take a whole lot of Marshall amps home with me on the plane.
Every time I get tested, I ask questions about it, and I watch how they do it.
I know, because I tried all sorts of ways of being in character, and the best way is to be totally straight.
I never did smoke that much pot; never was a big pothead.
I was about sixteen when I discovered that music could get you laid, so I got into music boy, didn’t matter what you looked like either, you could be a geeky looking guy but if you played music, whoa, you’d get the girls.
I’m as clean as a whistle.