Mar 26, 2017
Is it OK for a teenager to prefer John Lennon's tepid version of Money to Barret Strong's hard-rocking original? Rickie Lee Jones says it is, deftly arguing that we need different music at different phases of life. She should know: her 1979 debut album included the enormously popular Chuck E's in Love, and she's been at it ever since. We spoke a few years ago - she was one of our first dozen guests - and I've remastered her lovely conversation.