Love Q&A: “Arthur Lee wasn’t the asshole he’s portrayed as”
Legendary Califonian band Love are back on the road under the Love Revisited banner – minus late frontman Arthur Lee. Original guitarist Johnny Echols reveals all
Your upcoming tour celebrates the music of Love on the tenth anniversary of the death of frontman Arthur Lee. Where were you when you heard that he’d died?
I remember it vividly. I’d just been at the hospital in Memphis with him. I got back to Los Angeles, and Diane [Lee’s wife] called to say he had passed. It was devastating.