Full transcript of interview by David Gans
Petty had been in the news for battling his label over record prices. They wanted to raise album prices by a dollar, starting with a Heartbreakers release.
Northfield (MI) Hilton
Interview took place during the tour to support There Goes the Neighborhood.
dg What shape do you suppose the country would be in if you had been elected president?
I flew to Salt Lake City. Saw Ozzy and his band (this was the Diary of a Madman tour) play there and then jumped on the bus for an overnight ride to Boulder. The interview took place on the bus, into the wee small hours, as Ozzy pounded Heinekens.