Interview by Larry Jaffee, Rock's Backpages Audio, 16 May 2016
The erstwhile Kid Creole talks about his new off-Broadway musical Cherchez La Femme: the cost, joys and difficulties of staging a production, and the part played in it by RBP contributor Vivien Goldman. He also talks about his escape from New York City; his days at Hofstra University; Kid Creole & the Coconuts' overseas success; his relationship with Seymour Stein; Prince writing 'The Sex of It' for him; his time on ZE Records; on Jamaica and Haiti, and about his wife Eva Tudor-Jones.
File format: mp3; file size: 52.7mb, interview length: 54' 52" sound quality: ***
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Retrospective by Fred Dellar, unpublished, February 2020
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see also Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
see also Kid Creole & The Coconuts
see also Gichy Dan
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