Thoughts On The Dead

Musings on the Most Ridiculous Band I Can't Stop Listening To

Red West Has Left The Building

Red West died today. He was the first among equals in the Memphis Mafia; he had defended the King from bullies in grade school. Red’s father died the same day that Elvis’ mother died, and they were best friends until Vernon fired half the Mafia in ’75. Red wrote a book, and Elvis never forgave him.

Red also wrote this song.


  1. He was great in Road House.

  2. Luther Von Baconson

    July 20, 2017 at 7:02 pm

    blue cowboy shirt, note piping on back, blue string tie dancing

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