Sunday, April 19, 2020
Remembering Jimmy Webb
[Photo from 2017 by Walter Wlodarczyk]
Jimmy Webb, the owner of I Need More on Orchard Street, died on April 14 of cancer. He was 62.
Although he most recently lived in Murray Hill, Webb was well-known in this neighborhood as an everyday presence at Trash & Vaudeville on St. Mark's Place for nearly 18 years.
[Roses at Trash & Vaudeville on 7th Street via Walter Wlodarczyk]
Webb's passing has prompted many feature obituaries in publications as varied as Vogue to PunkNews.org, a testament to his broad influence and effusive personality.
Here's a sampling of the remembrances:
• Rolling Stone
• The New York Times
• Ultimate Classic Rock
• Just Jared
On Tuesday night, while news of his death circulated, Jimmy Webb was trending on Twitter in the United States...