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AUDIO: August Darnell (2016)

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.


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