Dean's Tape To Uncle Roy

When Leach got his tape recorder at the PX and started taping the Banana practices, he let me borrow the machine to make tapes to send home to Roy in Virginia.  I'd record song ideas I had for the Satellites, my band back home that had landed the record deal.  Roy encouraged me to keep writing songs while I was in Vietnam so we'd have plenty of fresh material when we I got back... if I got back...


Rock 'N' Roll Soldier: A Memoir by Dean Ellis Kohler with Susan VanHecke, foreword by Graham Nash  •  © 2016