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American farmer, teamster, buffalo hunter, officer of the law in various Western frontier towns, gambler, saloon-keeper, miner and boxing referee. He is best known for his participation in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, along with Doc Holliday, and two of his brothers, Virgil Earp and Morgan Earp. He is also noted for the Earp Vendetta. Wyatt Earp has become an iconic figure in American folk history; 219; his coffee mug which was specially designed to keep his mustache dry; gift to Bigfoot, 263; value of mug, 335
Earp's mustache also features in Gravity's Rainbow.
355; A Pacific island famous for its stone human figures, seen here.
Eastwood, Clint (b. 1930)
204; an American actor, film director, producer and composer. He has received four Academy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award and five People's Choice Awards. Eastwood is primarily known for his tough guy, anti-hero acting roles in violent action films, particularly in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
Eddie and the Showmen
124; Guitarist Eddie Bertrand quit the surf combo The Bel-Airs (of "Mr Moto" fame) over an argument with co-guitarist Paul Johnson. Apparently, Paul Johnson objected to Eddie's heavy use of spring reverb. His band, Eddie and the Showmen, broke up in 1965.
"Eight Miles High"
Druggy song written by Gene Clark, Jim McGuinn, and David Crosby, first released as a single in March 1966 by the rock band The Byrds. The single reached #14 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #24 in the United Kingdom. The song was also included on the band's third album Fifth Dimension, released on July 18, 1966; on the radio, 135
215; Puck Beaverton's roommate; in Nine of Diamonds, 231
Rock band who first achieved international attention as an experimental psychedelic group in the late 1960s, and contributed two tracks to the soundtrack of Easy Rider. Their first hit was "I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)" (1966); 103
New York band most notable for backing up John Lennon and Yoko Ono during 1972 (appearing as the Plastic Ono Elephant's Memory Band) on a pair of albums and a handful of TV and live appearances; bootleg tape of, 368
43; drummer in the Corvairs
See Breeze, Elmina
10; "village elder" who operates a headshop called Screaming Ultraviolet Brain; 35; 256
256; one of Doc's hangouts in Gordita Beach
Erskine, Inspector Lewis "Lew"
75; The fictional character played by Efrem Zimbalist Jr. in the 1965-1974 ABC TV series The FBI; 222
Eskenazi, Roza (1890-1980)
249; was a famous Greek singer of Rebetiko and traditional Greek music from Asia Minor. Her recording career extended from the late 1920s into the 1970s. Her style was called Rebetiko, a type of Greek urban folk music that combines European and Middle Eastern music, and sometimes called the Greek blues, the themes being predominantly hard-luck women, no-good men, drinking, hashish and poverty.
226; geezer in Curly's in Las Vegas
"Everything's Coming Up Roses"
247; a song from the 1959 Broadway musical Gypsy: A Musical Fable, with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and music by Jule Styne. It was most famously sung by Ethel Merman. It is notable for its ironic placement in the show, as well its unusual use of musical triplets in the melody.