John frusciante dating history
Frusciante had always wanted to be a musician, but increasingly it was becoming all too apparent that music now played only a minor role in the circus that was his day-to-day life.Being a rock star, he realised, wasn’t all it was cracked up to be.
I’ve tried to back up comments made with sources so everything has a basis.Obviously the main source of information is Anthony’s own book, Please note: I’ve tried to make this as accurate as possible but it might be inaccurate in places as I don’t have first hand information and am piecing together information from other sources so please don’t take it as gospel (I am more than happy to be corrected on anything included! Background: The story of how Anthony lost his virginity at a young age has passed pretty much into the RHCP Book of Lore but just in case anyone doesn’t know, this is the account from ‘Scar Tissue’: Interesting Fact: While still at high school, Anthony proposed to Debbie Harry of Blondie: Source: With my not necessarily warranted sense of self-confidence, instilled in me by my father, I was constantly attempting to unite with a woman.Fortunately, I was given a reprieve from this quest at the age of seventeen, when I fell in love for the first time.Her name was Haya Handel, and she was my high school sweetheart.For the next two years, I experienced wonderful sensations of warm-hearted contentment with her.They were close friends already but Kiedis wanted to take the relationship further which he did by taking flowers and a poem to Haya at school; unfortunately he was late and class had already begun but he presented them anyway, much to the delight of his fellow classmates and the embarrassment of Haya! They had their own Romeo and Juliet scenario; Haya’s father would only let her date Jewish boys…” Lords of the Sunset Strip: An Autobiography’ by Blackie Dammett; page 157.
The relationship between the couple developed although the issue of Anthony not being Jewish was always a problem and he had to pretend to just be Haya’s friend when in the presence of her family (see Scar Tissue pages 73-5* for more information).
As we recently reported, Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who have already been through seven different guitarists, thought the departure of John Frusciante really might be the end of the band.
Luckily, they kept on, and are now delighted with how new guitarist Josh Klinghoffer has brought fresh ideas to the band.
While grunge was the predominant form, the Chili Peppers were among the more eclectic acts commandeering MTV and FM airwaves – and while frontman Anthony Kiedis and diminutive bassist Flea were the most recognizable members, it was Frusciante who helped push the band to the next level.
The son of a Julliard-trained pianist, Frusciante was a student of the guitar and had become a virtuoso by the time he was a teenager.
He’d be floating around the outside with this ethereal, texture thing, It was like, ‘Whoa! The Chili Peppers’ new album ‘I’m With You‘ hits on Aug.