(Bill Medley and the late Bobby Hatfield talk about Phil Spector, their early hits, and their reunion in my 1975
Originally published in Melody Maker, June 21, 1975 and featured in Tom Waits on Tom Waits (Chicago Review Press, 2012) NEW YORK—Looking as if he
“People don’t smoke pot at our concerts,” says the Lettermen’s Tony Butala. “They’re usually with dates and, at least outwardly,
“I consider myself a versatile writer,” says Johnny Bristol, on the phone from L.A. “And if there’s 10 different kinds
Reclining in a chair regal enough for a man who has sold 35 million records, Tommy James seems relaxed and
Outside St. Louis’s Ambassador Theater, throngs of teenagers approach the ticket window where, one by one, they are waved away.