Contributions - Lee, Myself and I: Inside the Very Special World of Lee Hazlewood

I wrote the introduction to a book on Lee Hazelwood by Wyndham Wallace

Lee, Myself & I is an intimate portrait of the last years of Lee Hazlewood, the legendary singer and songwriter best known for ‘These Boots Are Made For Walkin’’, the chart-topping hit he wrote and produced for Nancy Sinatra. It begins in 1999, when Hazlewood began his comeback after many years in the wilderness, and ends with his death in 2007. In the intervening years, the author, Wyndham Wallace, became Hazlewood’s friend, confidante, de-facto manager, and more, even providing the lyrics for Lee’s final recording, ‘Hilli (At The Top Of The World)’.

In the light of reissues of Hazlewood’s work by the esteemed Light In The Attic label—including There’s A Dream I’ve Been Saving: Lee Hazlewood Industries 1966–1971, an acclaimed boxed set of his work with the label he founded, LHI, as well as further releases including liner notes by Wallace—interest in Hazlewood has never been greater. Lee, Myself & I is the first book to address his life and work.”