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AUDIO: Meat Loaf (1978)

Cliff White, Rock's Backpages audio, May 1978

The erstwhile Marvin Lee Aday (with some early interjections from collaborator Jim Steinman) talks about making Bat Out of Hell: the nature of his voice; working with Steinman; how they got their deal, and working with producer Todd Rundgren. He also talks about his theatrical background — Shakespeare, The Rocky Horror Show et al — and how he got his name; then he looks back at his early years in Popcorn Blizzard, performing in Hair, Stoney & Meat Loaf... and about his weight!


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