IT WAS PROBABLY late 1966 or early 1967 when word first began to circulate through the Village. “You know the Monkees, that plastic-fantastic pop group, created in Hollywood, the prefab four, now ever so hot both on the pop charts and on the tube? Well, one of them is our own Peter Tork!” Certainly nowhere… Continue reading A Long Conversation with Peter Tork
LOU REED THINKS he’s gone as deep as he wants to go for his own mental health. If he got any deeper, he’d wind up disappearing. Or so he says. It was last August when I got the word from one of the leading ladies on his office staff. “Lou Reed does not want anyone… Continue reading An Uncomfortable Evening with Lou Reed
1.Did Mrs. Garfunkel ever think of you as a bad influence on her son? SIMON: Oh, no. I didn’t lead him into the wild life; he got into it on his own, later on, when he grew up. We both got hooked on rock ‘n’ roll at the same time, listening to Alan Freed’s Moon Dog… Continue reading Nine Questions for Paul Simon
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