Chris Murphy et al. - the 1970's

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 10-11:

"What do you like to listen to?" he [Miles Davis] asked [Chris Murphy].

"John McLaughlin and Jimi Hendrix are my two favorite musicians."

Miles laughed. "You a guitar player?" "Yes," I confessed.

"I knew it!" he said. I added that 'A Tribute to Jack Johnson' was one of my favorite albums, which made him smile.

"They fucked it up good, Columbia did," he told me. "They released it with the back cover on the front, and then withdrew it and re-released it later. All the momentum was lost. They fucked it up!"

Although Miles would never admit to wanting to …   more >>

cite as

Chris Murphy, Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis (New York City, 2002), p. 10-11. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430317035060 accessed: 26 June, 2022

Listeners

Chris Murphy
music technician, personal assisstant, road manager, Guitarist […]
1940's-

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1970's
Medium live, playback
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:17:15 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:54:44 +0100