In the beginning, there was the Word.
It was quite a joy to interview someone of his light, enthusiasm, and history. He’s a true American poet, and I love him to death.
I had a blast doing the interview: rarely have I been so productive while drinking.
I can’t listen to these guys without slapping my knees and looking like an idiot, yet I don’t care. This is music I listen to best when wearing a vest with buttons on it.
The Jimmy Cliff interview I did a couple weeks back is now on the L.A. RECORD website.