In 1971, a week after Duane Allman was killed in an accident, Rolling Stone ran his story of the band’s hedonism and excess. Gregg Allman never forgave him.
On the set of 'The Getaway' in El Paso, everyone from Steve McQueen to Slim Pickens agreed that Peckinpah was unpredictable, more than a mite scary, and a helluva movie director.
The director hauled a film crew to Larry McMurtry’s home town of Archer City, Texas. Grover Lewis tagged along and wrote one of the best stories about moviemaking ever written.