Mick Jagger-1985

…..so I found myself in this little studio with Mick. I kept giving him suggestions and he would calmly listen and say something like….”yeah, that’s nice. Let’s hear something else…or Maybe something a little faster” It almost seemed like he wanted to preview every idea I ever had. Little did he know that I had a bottomless pit of ideas and could put my mind on “Random” all night long. David had already warned me to be careful…but, I was confident and cocky and quite honestly Mick and I were getting on quite well and the music just kept getting better. …

       ……It was Mick’s  first venture away from the Stones, so I knew that I needed to give it my all. When he asked me to play on the album I could see the look of shock when I said no. first of all…. I was Bowie’s man and was not about to infringe on the sacred Keith Richards arena of guitar work. Secondly, I was the only writer on the album and I wanted to keep it that way….

excerpt from “Dancing with the Big Boys”

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: