Jake E. Lee talks in depth about Ozzy audition, filling Randy’s shoes & Red Dragon Cartel
Youtube — Jake E. Lee of Red Dragon Cartel talks in depth in a new video interview about his entire history in music.
Lee talks about a variety of subjects and really goes in detail about some of the stuff. We’ve noted with bullet points some of what he talks about below, including a very interesting part talking about the audition process when he tried out for Ozzy.
* Talks about playing in a Country Western band and a Funk band pre-Rought Cutt and before Mickey Ratt,
* About who all tried out for Ozzy and the process, how it all went.
* How “Ozzy wanted George Lynch” – and Lynch was the first choice even before Randy Rhoads.
* He talks in detail about song writing with Bob Daisley and what Ozzy’s involvement was in the whole process.
* Mentions of Dokken.
* Talks about Don Costa.
* Days Bob Daisley is a genius, claims Bob wrote the lyrics for most of the Ozzy records.
* Jake admits he was very intimidated to try and fill Randy’s shoes.
* About coming back with Red Dragon Cartel.
* Talks about involving Robin Zander of Cheap Trick as a pivotal moment.
The video interview is courtesy of Indiepower TV from their youtube channel. Watch the full interview below.