Brian, now 73, continued: “In this video, he was younger than I am today. Thanks for fishing out this little fragment, dear @dereones, scraps from a longer interview which sadly is in the possession of someone who is reluctant to part with it, so I can’t see it.
“But this is enough to remind me so clearly of the way my Dad spoke – a sound from a world that is no more, and his body language, and his pride in what we’d made together, even though it led me to abandon his dreams for what I might become. “Maybe I should write a book about my Dad – because his gifts to me were many and everlasting. Happy Birthday Dad. I love you. Bri.”
The fan who brought the clip to his attention quoted him as previously saying how good at handiwork his dad was.