George Harrison in San Francisco: A Love-Haight Relationship
When George Harrison died on December 1, 2001, the phone started ringing – it was those damned media outlets again – before I had time to sort out my thoughts about him. I’d covered a tour of his for a Rolling Stone cover story in 1974.
So, here’s how I got to write a column in GQ. As a kid daydreaming about one day writing for a big newspaper--and, as a teenager in Oakland, the Oakland Tribune rated as a big one--and being a columnist, like Bill Fiset, who did random items he picked up around town.