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Jonathan Richman

Kris Needs, ZigZag, November 1977

I KNOW IT'S BEEN a hectic year full of surprises but if anything 1977 will go down as the year Jonathan Richman (a) Got in the Top 20 with the classic 'Roadrunner'; (b) Came to England and did four remarkable gigs; (c) Agreed to do interviews after a long, legend-stoking silence.

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