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Waddy Wachtel and Danny Kortchmar Interview
June 24, 2019
Inside MusiCast
Listen (outside link)

Waddy Wachtel interview
Audio Inverview
July 24, 2017
By Bob Lefsetz

Waddy Wachtel interview for Australian Musician
Video Inverview
November 16, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Waddy Wachtel in Uncle Joe's Garage
Video Inverview
October 18, 2017
By Joe Benson

A Perfectly Good Guitar: Musicians on Their Favorite Instruments
May 2, 2017
By Chuck Holley
University of Texas Press
This book includes a page with Waddy Wachtel telling the story about how he got his 1960 Les Paul Sunburst Guitar

Leslie West Interviews Waddy Wachtel

Rig Rundown - Waddy Wachtel
Video Interview
November 17, 2016
By John Bohlinger

L. A. Times Interview
February 2016
Waddy Wachtel Interview:
Rock 'n' roll stalwart Waddy Wachtel takes center stage
By Jonny Whiteside

Waddy Wachtel Interview
February 24, 2016
Guitar Radio Show
By Mark Daven
Listen (outside link)

Waddy Wachtel Interview
August 2015
By Dan Miles
Listen to the Podcast (outside link)

Mojo Magazine Interview
August 5, 2015
Waddy Wachtel Interview:
The Tao Of Keith Richards
X-Pensive Wino Waddy Wachtel on the uniquely relaxed approach of the Rolling Stones’ riff monolith
By Pat Gilbert

Guitar.com Interview
Waddy Wachtel Interview: Talking Keef, Stevie Nicks, Pat McGee
by Adam St. James

Gibson Interview
November 2014
Session Great Waddy Wachtel
By Michael Leonard

Guitar Legend Waddy Wachtel
Video Interview on Huffington Post 2013
Watch the Video (outside link)

Music Radar
August 2013
Session giant Waddy Wachtel on 11 career-defining records
By Joe Bosso

Rolling Stone
By Patrick Doyle
July 24, 2013
Waddy Wachtel Reflects on Working With Warren Zevon, Keith Richards
Article with quotes from Waddy Wachtel about the upcoming documentary on Waddy's musical accomplishments - King of the Sidemen which features interviews and music from many performers Waddy has worked with.

Burst Believers
By Vic DaPra
This book includes a page with Waddy Wachtel telling the story about how he got his 1960 Les Paul Sunburst Guitar with photos

Rolling Stone Magazine
Issue 1180
April 11, 2013
The Knights of Soft Rock
Article with photos
By David Browne

SoundCheck Magazine
Issue 26
March 1, 2012
Waddy Wachtel Interview with photos and music
By Cyndi Ford

"Life" by Keith Richards
Keith Richards Autobiography 2010
Excerpts of Waddy Wachtel's quotes in the book.

Out of The Box (outside link)
Audio Interview
Out of The Box Radio show on Q104.3 NYC w/ Jonathan Clarke
May 30, 2010
Waddy Wachtel and Bernard Fowler interview includes live acoustic version of "I Gotta See." Waddy and Bernard performed on that song on Ronnie Wood's 2010 album I Feel Like Playing.

Waddy Wachtel: Creating “Werewolves of London”
Article with quotes
By Nina Correa

Los Angeles Magazine
May 1, 2007
Article with excerpts from the book I'll Sleep When I'm Dead - The Dirty Life and Times of Warren Zevon by Crystal Zevon, quoting Waddy Wachtel on the making of "Werewolves of London."

Waddy Wachtel Interview (Part 1)
2001 - 2003
by Blackcat

Waddy Wachtel Interview (Part 2)
2001 - 2003
By Blackcat

Issue No. 245 (Page 14)
(Sideman Section)
April 1999
"Waddy Wachtel"
by David Simons

Guitar World
Vol. 9 No. 11 (pages 68-69)
December 1988
Kicking It Out With Keef
Waddy Wachtel On "Talk Is Cheap"
Article with quotes
by Joseph Bosso

The Record
Publisher: Marty Ostrow
Vol. 2, No. 4
February, 1983
RX: Then Add Waddy Wachtel
Article with quotes
By Dan Forte

International Musician and Recording World
Vol. 3 No. 2 (Pages 30-32)
February 1981
Waddy Wachtel
Article with quotes
By Scott E. Kutina

Modern Recording & Music
Vol.. 6 No.. 2 (pages 54-58)
November 1980
Profile: Dan Dugmore, Rick Marotta, Waddy Wachtel, Stanley Sheldon of Ronin
Article and interview
By Marty Basch

Bam, The California Music Magazine
Vol. 5, No. 74, Page 40
March 7, 1980
Waddy Wachtel: Confessions of a "Mafia" Guitarist
Article and interview
By David Gans

Guitar Player
Vol. 13, No. 10 (Pages 20-28)
October, 1979
Waddy Wachtel: Rock Sideman, Pop Producer, Touring Guitarist
Article with photos
By Steve Fishell

***Video: "The Life and Times of The Everly Brothers" with comments by Waddy Wachtel, Warren Zevon, Peter Asher and others.

***Videos: Waddy Wachtel and Leland Sklar interview for Guitar Shop TV

Miscellaneous Articles mentioning Waddy Wachtel:

Mix Magazine
August 2018
L.A.’s Ultimate Session Musicians Take the Lead—In Studio and On Stage
By: Robyn Flans

L. A. Weekly
September 20. 2017
The 20 All-Time Greatest L.A. Studio Musicians
By Andy Hermann, Tom Meek, Matt Wake

Melody Maker
September 16, 1978
Darkness Falls: [Bryan] Ferry in the Confessional
By Allan Jones

Musician Magazine
circa 1982
Warren Zevon Interview

Guitar Player Magazine
April, 1984
Steve Lukather
By Jas Obrecht

Guitar Player Magazine
September, 1992
The Keith Chronicles
Part 2: Keith, Muddy and Wolf
By Jas Obrecht

The Goldmine Interviews
Conversations with Leslie West and Corky Laing of Mountain
By Richard Skelley

GT interview with the late, great Sheila Rene
circa 1997
Q&A with George Thorogood

Electronic Musician Magazine
October, 2006
Success Story: Tim Hatfield

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