Name a record you love that’s overlooked:

Bob Dylan’s “New Morning”: No one ever talks about that one, but it’s one of my favorite Dylan albums.

A record that influenced you but sounds nothing like your music:

The Who’s “Who Are You”: It’s a very dramatic record. Keith Moon was fighting for his life, and The Who were struggling to stay relevant.

A record you originally hated but now love:

“Knnillssonn”: I bought it when it came out in 1977, not knowing who Harry Nillson was. I hated it immediately. Much later I listened to it again, and now it’s one of my all-time favorites.

Lyrics you wished you’d written:

“Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye” by Leonard Cohen: That’s probably how I rate a songwriter, by how many songs of theirs I wished I’d written.

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