Founded in 1974 by friends Bill Miller and Chip Miller, events hosted at Carlisle attract more than a half a million enthusiasts annually from all corners of the globe. , are true, then James led one of the most epic rock lives ever.I'm Rick James, Bitch James nursed a grudge against George Clinton, who consumed his cocaine but didn't help him get a record deal, and Prince, who stole his thunder (and, James claims, his stage moves). Right then and there I had the engineer hook up a mic and started singing the story as it came to me — this story of a super freak. Please allow me to sketch you." Dali spent 15 or 20 minutes drawing a portrait of James on his napkin — and then gave James the napkin.
How he remembered getting busted in Toronto on an old charge of breaking and entering a clothing boutique: "A few seconds ago, my life was perfect — the perfect bitch, the perfect financier, the perfect backup band, the perfect connections to the perfect music scene in L. Isn't that the deepest red you've ever seen?
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For three days this summer, fans can meet Catherine Bach (Daisy Duke) and Rick Hurst (Deputy Cletus Hogg) to talk all things Dukes, get an autograph, photo and more.
Rick Hurst comes to Carlisle for the first time ever, but for Dukes fans, he’s no stranger to gatherings like this.
Others include James Best (Sheriff Roscoe), John Schneider (Bo Duke), Byron Cherry (Coy Duke), Christopher Mayer (Vance Duke), Sonny Shroyer (Enos), Ben Jones (Cooter) and Tom Wopat (Luke Duke).