I always went with my agenda, I just couldn't execute it.
I went to art school, I think it helped me a great deal because it taught me who I am.
And unless you have that sense of being creative, people think you're just working all the time.
The happy story right now is the full page in Vanity Fair, which gives me a great deal of exposure.
I mean, I can sit down with a guitar, and in fact, we do two, three songs with just guitar and percussion.
Elvis was, at least the times I was around him, Elvis was a practical joker. He was always, had some little mischievous something going.
There was a lot of great writing couples, but I try to do it all myself. And it was practically impossible, but I still managed to be ahead of my time.
I was lucky enough to first meet Elvis at his house in Bel Air and he used to invite different artists, singers and musicians, to come and jam with him at his house.
I think Ingmar Bergman, Francoise Truffaut - all these people created images in my mind, beautiful pictures, I loved what was known at that time as the foreign film.