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Seventies teen heartthrob Leif Garrett sings at LA bar



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Seventies teen heartthrob Leif Garrett made a uncommon look on stage over the weekend.

We’re informed the 60-year-old singer and actor — who rose to fame as a Tiger Beat idol within the ’70s earlier than being affected by drug points — was noticed on the bar on the new rock-inspired Resort Ziggy in West Hollywood for the launch of its new reside music collection, Sundays On the Strip.

A spy tells us that Garrett was requested to return to the stage and carry out the Rolling Stones’ track “Honky Tonk Girls.”

“He rocked lengthy grey hair braids and hippy model clothes, alongside the vibes of Willie Nelson, full with a felt, massive rimmed, hat adorned with a feather,” says a spy.

The night time additionally featured a efficiency by a band composed of Alex Carapetis (who has toured with 9 Inch Nails), Scott Weiland’s band member Nick Mayberry, and members from Perry Farrell and Jason Mraz’s bands — who did covers together with David Bowie’s “Ziggy Stardust,” Weapons N’ Roses’ “Welcome to the Jungle,” and tunes by Nirvana.

Resort Ziggy opened on the finish of final month with a celebration that featured “bare neon painted Ziggy Stardust fashions,” plus performances from Haley Reinhart and sax participant Scott Web page, who has labored with Pink Floyd and Supertramp.

Leif Garrett in 2016
Garrett, pictured right here in 2016, launched a memoir in 2019 and is now reportedly sober.
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Garrett launched a memoir known as “Idol Truth” in 2019, by which the previous teen idol admitted he had assist singing on his albums and that he lip-synched in concert events. He has lengthy struggled with dependancy points: In 1979 he was in an accident while drunk and high on Quaaludes that left an excellent pal pal paraplegic. He was reportedly arrested through the years for possession of narcotics, and is reportedly now sober.