Artie Wayne talks about the new book by Sissy Spacek, ‘My Extraordinary Ordinary Life’ – and shares an interesting inside story about her. Good stuff; check it out!
OVER THE LAST FEW WEEKS I’VE BEEN HEARING ABOUT MY OLD FRIEND, SISSY SPACEK, AND HER NEW BOOK, “MY EXTRAORDINARY ORDINARY LIFE” AND WONDERED HOW SHE WOULD TALK ABOUT HOW I DISCOVERED HER AND CHANGED HER NAME TO “RAINBO”!
“Back in 1968, I was recording an album under the name Shadow Mann for the legendary Morris Levy. During the recording of one of my tracks, a cute little girl with a giant guitar case, walked into the control room. Ron Haffkine ( Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show), who was producing my album, jumped up, introduced himself…and then he introduced me as Shadow Mann. He got our engineer, Brooks Arthur, to play the track back as I danced around the studio.
Sissy and I hung out over the next few months. She played me and Ronnie quite a few songs she had written, on a guitar that was almost as big…
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