So yesterday was the anniversary of Col. Bruce’s death, and I just read a good article on Jambase called “Remembering Col. Bruce Hampton: Aquarium Rescue Unit – The Beginning, The Band, The Bruce” with videos from a mini-documentary that Andy Tennille did for a 26th anniversary Aquarium Rescue Unit tour in 2015.
I loved this one story that Oteil shared: “I remember Bruce told me this one thing. He said…cuz I felt like I was at the edge of just losing my mind. He said: ‘You better go crazy before they drive you crazy.’ And I was like: Wow. He was like: Take control of it. Like GO CRAZY. If you’re going to go crazy, GO CRAZY. Like what you’re talking about is not really crazy, let me show you crazy…. And so it was like: take the ownership of that. Because if the world does it to you, it’s bad. But if you do it for yourself, then it’s the greatest thing ever. You’re free.” #gocrazy #letsgocrazy #letsgetnuts #outsideout #colbruce #colbrucehampton #oteilburbridge #aquariumrescueunit #jambase