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AUDIO: Chris Isaak (1987)

John Tobler, Rock's Backpages audio, April 1987

The nouveau rockabilly talks about the process of recording; the current state of Jerry Lee Lewis, and his love of vintage rock'n'roll; working as a longshoreman; starting to play, and learning country from his brother; meeting guitarist Jimmy Wilsey and getting his band together; doing videos, and developing his raps; Gene Vincent and Bill Haley; meeting producer and manager Erik Jacobsen; his desire for hit records, and ambition to break into movies.


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