Bill Payne Interview

An exclusive 10 part series of interviews with Bill Payne of Little Feat conducted by Living Legends Music, recorded on May 1st, 2008 at The Florida Theatre in Jacksonville, FL. In part 4, above, Payne discusses 1969’s “Summer of Love”, hearing Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention‘s “Uncle Meat” for the first time, how he got introduced to Lowell George (then still a Mother), and his life and experiences with Little Feat (which included former Fraternity of Man member, Richie Hayward, as well as former Mother, Elliot Ingber).

Other parts of the ten part interview include such topics as parental expectations, life as an artist, influences that shaped Payne’s life and art, keeping grounded, being part of a larger musical community, leading a musician’s life, and Payne’s own solo project.

Click on the highlighted numbers to view the following Parts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.

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