Thank you to Simon Wright for giving an even-handed review to Curt Weiss’ tome, ‘Stranded In The Jungle.’
I declined to be interviewed by Mr Weiss as I didn’t recognise the person that he was reconstructing as Jerry Nolan. Why praise someone for their craft yet injure their memory?
To sweeten the pill, here’s a letter of thanks I received from Jerry’s mother, Charlotte, that she wrote me on reading ‘The New York Dolls-Too Much Too Soon’. ‘I miss him very much, he wasn’t ready to leave us.’ Charlotte is now with Jerry and won’t have to go through any more pain.
Whilst the autumn leaves are falling on memory lane, it also seemed timely to make public Johnny’s family tree, which his sister, Mariann, put together for me……
Full Preview of Letter and Family Tree below: