It had been years since Stereophile
's last San Francisco Hi-Fi Show, when we'd hired him as a solo act, and yet the conversation was once again instant vaudeville, and I was again the straight man.
"The last time we saw each other, I think I just shook your hand and handed you a check."
"What, you didn't bring a check this time?"
"So this is your 16th solo record?"
"Is that all? Bach was doing a cantata a week. How many songs did Schubert write?"
"But he didn't do the words."