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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:24 am 
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I can't believe it's been 5 years since Lux Interior cast off this mortal coil.

Today, let's commemorate the awesomosity of The Cramps and celebrate The Feast of St. Lux!
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:37 am 
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A few of these tribute shows have been popping up in the area:

Lux Lives East Coast is proud to present the first Lux Lives in Providence at DUSK with duh Fabulous Itchies and the Evil Streaks!

Lux Lives is a celebration of the life of Lux Interior who passed way 5 years ago this February. For the past 4 years some great folks across the pond have been holding annual Lux Lives events where fans get together and see bands, listen to music, and basically celebrate everything Cramps. This has spread to the US starting last year with the first Lux Lives (US) being held in Boston. It was a great success. This year there have been Lux Lives events in Los Angeles and Brazil, with hopefully more in the works.

For my part, I have helped organize 4 events on the East Coast. All the details are still being worked out and we will update this page as we get closer to the event!

*This event is for like minded individuals to get together to remember all that The Cramps have given us, but it is also fundraiser for Lux's favorite charity, Best Friends Animal Society. There will be Lux Lives shirts, buttons and maybe a few other things. All proceeds will go to Best Friends.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:45 am 
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Saw the Cramps for the first time at the 40-Watt Club in Athens, Georgia back in the 1980s. We were next to the stage....LUX was great and Poison Ivy grimaced and snarled at me the whole show. One of their best performances...

I be lovin' some Cramps.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:31 pm 
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Saw them in Austin in the late 80's! Being a guitar player, Poison Ivy was a living wet dream... a sexy gal playing a badass Gretsch! Oh yeah... There was also the strangeness of Lux wearing red silk panties humping the speaker cabinet with the mic stuffed in his mouth. Dark, strange, shocking and rawking... The perfect formula for rock and roll! It also helps that it was loud as shit.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:39 pm 
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Those shows were fun and VERY loud as shit.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:54 pm 
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Recent issue of Rolling Stone
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Hope for the future?

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 5:03 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:10 pm 
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I still shed a tear when it comes to his bday or anniversary of death. Lux was a huge influence to me growing up. He's to blame for my twisted sense of humor and taste in music...

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:06 pm 
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Yep, I know what'cha mean.... He is to blame for my love of wearing red stilettos and black satin corsets.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:44 am 
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RIP, Lux.



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 1:13 pm 
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He is to blame for my love of wearing red stilettos and black satin corsets.

It's always the quiet ones...

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2014 1:48 pm 
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BourbonTiki wrote:
Yep, I know what'cha mean.... He is to blame for my love of wearing red stilettos and black satin corsets.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:08 am 
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May you all have a blessed Feast of St. Lux, complete with chicken pot pie and eyeballs in your martinis.

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Good retrospective on Stay Sick! here: https://retrointhe90s.wordpress.com/201 ... stay-sick/

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2015 11:15 am 
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I still can't believe he and Ivy were once in the Black Crowes

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And performed in Beverly Hills!



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2015 12:26 pm 
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I feel like this creeps up on me every year. I bet Lux would appreciate that.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 04, 2015 8:35 pm 
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Hope you're rockin' over the moon, Lux!

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God, I miss The Cramps.



Stay Sick, Finks. :thumbsup:

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:25 am 
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You'll never seen another one like him.
Not in this lifetime.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 3:41 pm 
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Morbid Anniversary, Baby.

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