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- Charles Laffere
got a job as a public relations man.
farewell, my darling.
ZZ Top, “Heaven, Hell, or Houston"
I never met ZZ Top’s P.R. wino on any of my trips to the Sam Houston Coliseum. Perhaps I should have taken a detour down Austin Street since it does run parallel to Caroline Street, the avenue on which the Houston Wrestling office was located.
back to the Universal Wrestling Federation section
of the award-winning Kayfabe Memories website. I
am Charles Laffere and….wait a minute, what’s
going on here?…
know I'm moving on in this time machine,
high and low, don't know where to go,
ZZ Top, “Doubleback”
Darn, not even one page into it and I’ve already dropped two ZZ Top quotes. As promised last time, we will enter the Kayfabe Memories Wayback Machine and travel to the Sam Houston Coliseum to watch a UWF card from January 23, 1987.
We made our way from the hometown down Farm Road 521. Highway 288 was, at that time, a long stretch of lonesome encompassing lots of former pasture land linking Brazoria and Harris counties. The road was divided by an expansive grass median into two two-lane thoroughfares. You could make a straight trip to the Coliseum driving it.More...