Could Luck 'Run Out'
1990 I was living in a flat on Campbell Parade at Bondi Beach. I was
thinking about luck.
The phone rang. It was Sean Kelly. (Sean founded the successful Australian band, The Models.) I had only met him a few times before and it had been awkward on each occasion. The first time I'd met his then partner, Wendy Matthews, it was an unmitigated disaster (thanks to Peter Blakely, but that's another story). What could he possibly want?
was (and is) the queen of style and Sean
He explained that their sax player, James Valentine, had devolved back into a television host. They needed another player, most probably a keyboard player to take his place and would I be interested.
I decided to level with him. I said, "Sean, you know
really play", and to his undying credit he mumbled, "yea,