On November 25, 1991, I got a call from a friend telling me that Eric Carr, KISS' drummer, had just died. I was blown away. Flipping on MTV, my fears were confirmed. Dead at 41 years old... this really sucked. I made up my mind that moment that if the funeral was anywhere in New York I was going to it.
The susunod araw the New York Daily News reported Eric's death and info on where the funeral would be held. It would be in Middletown, NY. My grandparents live in Newburgh, NY, which is only about 10 miles from Middletown.
So the araw after Thanksgiving, I left for NY. I live in Lawrence, Massachusetts...
REAL NAME: Paul Charles Caravello BIRTHDATE: July 12, 1950 BIRTHPLACE: Brooklyn, NY DIED: November 24, 1991, due to a cancer related brain hemorrhage. KISS MEMBER STATUS: mid 1980 - late 1991 KISS PERSONA: The Fox INSTRUMENTS PLAYED: Vocals, Drums, Bass, some Guitar, harmonica. INFLUENCES: The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Neil Young, R&B MARITAL STATUS: Eric never married. CHILDREN: Eric never had any children.
SOME FACTS & TIDBITS YOU MAY OR MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ERIC CARR: * Although he played the drums right handed, Eric was left handed.
* Eric became seriously involved in music after discovering...
uy guy, you still thinking about that girl? Yeah, so what? Man, she doesn't even know you're alive! Come on man, don't say that!
She's got a VCR She's got a brand-new car She's like a picture in a magazine She's the cutes girl this boy's ever seen *uh-huh*
She makes me wanna hang from the ceiling Run my skateboard up and down the hall Woooah I could never know Wooah That I pag-ibig her so Wooah She's the one for me I want her madami than my MTV But she's
Chorus Much too cool for school Too cool She's got some nerve and she's nobody's fool But she's much too cool for school Would she meet me...