On May 9, 2006, Red Hot Chili Peppers released the amazing 28-track double album “Stadium Arcadium”. The album features some of the Peppers biggest hits and is infamous for being the last album featuring John Frusciante on guitar. The music on the album is timeless and memorable but the album cover itself, featuring yellow “Superman” lettering and a blue background is anything but.
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I’ve seen Mickey Mouse play just about every instrument. Piano, Flute, Drums, Bass, & Guitar. It;s not wonder that John Lennon, Brian WIlson, Joe Walsh, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, Dave Grohl, Michael Jackson, Psy all have rocked a Mickey Mouse Shirt.
The cover of the February 2005 issue of Guitar World featured a photo claiming to be “The Most Amazing Group of Guitarist Ever Assembled!”
During the now famous 1994 VPRO interview, a really drugged up John Frusciante was asked, what he thought when he heard the news of Kurt Cobain’s death?
John Frusciante and Milla Jovovich were an item for seven months in the year 2000. Jovovich claimed to have fallen in love with Frusciante when she first heard his solo album Niandra Lades and Usually Just a T-Shirt. In 2000 Jovovich said, “It was, like, six years ago, and literally the day I heard his voice for the first time, I was like, “Oh my God!”.
Anthony Kiedis was born in Michigan and Flea was born in Australia but as young men they both moved to the west coast and now represent California and Los Angeles to the fullest. I decided to compile a list of songs by the Red Hot Chili Peppers that mention “The Great State” of California…
RHCP also paid homage to The Who in this photo of them wearing football helmets that was included in the booklet for “Stadium Arcadium”. The album cover for The Who’s 1974 out-takes album “Odds And Sods” showed the band members wearing football helmets as well.
Please listen to this youtube clip of John Frusciante’s guitar tracks in the Red Hot Chili Peppers song “Dani California”. It is a great reminder of his greatness and it also includes his background vocals…
“I hate when people compare John Frusciante to Jesus. I mean, he’s great and all, but he’s no John Frusciante.” The same people that say Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Chad Smith looks like WIll Ferrell also think that John Frusciante looks like and might even be Jesus Christ.
Josh Klinghoffer sometimes plays this 1965 Sunburst Fender Telecaster that was given to him by his friend John Frusciante whom he replaced in the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Here is a photo of John’s playing one of his Telecaster’s during a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert that shows his distinctive tape/grip job .