“From A Jack To A King”
Oliver – Proprietor of Dick Mack’s Pub, in all his finery, relaxing by the fire, smoking, having a drink as he enjoys the warmth. Going through a difficult period in that time, he would still dress to the extravagance and elegance for which he has become famous.
While snoozing between drags of his cigarette, I ceased the opportunity for a sneaky photo of Oliver in one of those moments. After 45 minutes of silence, apart from the snap, crackle and pop of the fire, Oliver awoke from a snooze to take a drag of his cigarette and exclaimed, “Billy, you talk too much!”
“From A Jack To A King”, a song that reverberates through my head from Oliver sporadically breaking into the chorus. That song lives in my head because of Oliver, not Elvis.
William Anthony O’Brien aka Billy