Meeting Todd Rundgren

by Really Philly…

I was down in the French Quarter the other day when I came across none other than Todd Rundgren himself. Who? Todd Rundgren. You know, the singer/songwriter with Top 40 hits in the 70s like Hello It’s Me and I Saw the Light? Doesn’t ring a bell? Bang the Drum All Day? Can We Still Be Friends?  Still nothing?

Anyway, I was strolling down Toulouse when up walks Todd Rundgren, big as life. I couldn’t believe it. The man who made Woody’s Truck Stop and the Nazz, about to walk right by me like he was nobody at all. Not gonna happen.

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Philip Loyd loves fat chicks and cheap beer, though not necessarily in that order. Loyd lives in Dumbass, Texas. Find out more about Loyd at http://PhilipLoyd.com


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2 thoughts on “Meeting Todd Rundgren

  1. Back in the ’70s, when I used to hang out at the Rainbow in LA, there was a guy that was pretty much a double for Todd. It’s entirely possible he might now be a hobo in N.O. On the other hand, this sounds like something the real Todd might do. When I met him backstage at one of his shows in the ’90s, I walked up to him and said — in my smart-ass, music biz insider voice — “I have two words for you: Woody’s Truckstop.” He said, “I have two words for you: blow me.”

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    • That picture at the end of the story, that’s the real Todd R on Toulouse Street with my friend JG, and me taking the photo. We met him there a few years ago.

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