Why couldn't Richard Hell STOP jumping around?
His manic hyperactivity probably scuttled what would have been a legendary collaboration between two PUNK ICONS. By the time I saw Richard in 1978? he was rather dull and stationary on stage and it was up to X-Sessive to provide the movement on stage
ref.: Verlaine, feeling that Hell's frantic onstage demeanor was upstaging his songs, reportedly told him to "stop jumping around"[