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Great things come to those who wait
After a chequered and colourful past, Seasick Steve has finally made it to the top - in his sixties.
Anne Sexton, 23 Jan 2009
A middle-aged couple stop him, shake his hand and the inevitable digital camera comes out. While Wold gracefully poses for photos with the star-struck pair, his wife looks on with a bemused indulgence. I give him a small wave and he smiles back.
The next day he walks into the restaurant where I’m eating. It looks like I’ve got it the wrong way around – Seasick Steve is stalking me! That’s all right then. Weird, but all right. I appear to have wandered into the strange movie that is Seasick Steve’s life. This time it’s a French farce.