Crue Cocaine Chat with Barry Richards, February 1984

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Barry Richards was a popular Music TV host who had a show based out of New Orleans, Louisiana called Video Trax & he ran into our heroes on February 19th, 1984 when they opened for Ozzy Osbourne at the UNO Kiefer Lakefront Arena. This short minute-long interview clip is pure gold not only for the candid glimpse at the boys (Nikki, Vince & Tommy) in their full youthful glory touring behind their possibly best record . . . but we get to hear them bitch a little bit about KISS who had kicked the Motleys off their Creatures Of The Night Tour in 1982 & we get to see them seconds after doing a line of coke as Nikki wipes at his nose & all present nostrils seem to be aggravated, ha ha! No doubt the line was supplied by Mr. Richards himself. I did my online detective work & turned up more of the clip which followed an Ozzy interview & a mention of a wild night in the French Quarter.
Go the THIS page to see the Ozzy & Motley film in full.

From Paul Miles' 1984 History page at Chronological Crue:

19/2/84
Mötley and Ozzy arrive in New Orleans on the second night of Mardi Gras. Tommy, Nikki and Jake E. Lee from Ozzy’s band get themselves into a knife fight at a bar on Bourbon Street, while Vince and Ozzy check out some local strip clubs.


[the above inscription is from the Shout At The Devil cassette liner notes. 'Krell' is Motley's word for coke].

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