LAist Interview: Mick St. Germain-Walker
On Monday we interviewed Michael Walker, author of "Laurel Canyon: The Inside Story of Rock-and-Roll's Legendary Neighborhood." Today, Michael channels his alter ego "Mick" St. Germain-Walker to answer the LAist Interview as if it were 1973. Mick lives in Laurel Canyon and once played bass guitar for Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys. We don’t know his exact astrological sign, but we suspect he’s a Leo.
Age and Occupation:
None of your f----- business; bass player.
How long have you lived in Los Angeles, and which neighborhood do you live in?
I have no f-----g idea. I'm around Laurel Canyon a lot.
Why do you live in Los Angeles?
I was touring with Cat Mother but then, I like, wasn't. See?
How did/does Laurel Canyon inspire musicians?
Christ, finally a question I can answer. People hang out, they get stoned. I like going to Mama Cass's. There's always like lots of food and David Crosby's swimming in the pool, and he's cool. I played bass on that song of theirs, y'know with the--do-do-do-do-dooo-DOO-do-doo-do-do-do--the one about the sparrow. OK, actually I didn't. But I vibed the part so strongly that I might have.