(writer: "Now That You're Gone" - as Tony Sales)
Did You Know?
: "Tony Sales is... painfully handsome". Tony Sales: "It hurts your whole family!" Tony Sales, about the car crash: "They found me basically dead, not breathing, with the gearshift through my chest, and of all the people I'd known and played with, David [Bowie] was the only one who came to the hospital during all that time".
First band: "Tony Sales and the Tigers", with brother Hunt Sales
playing drums. Carol Kaye
taught him how to play the bass guitar (Carol has done session work for many artists, including The Monkees
and Sonny & Cher
). While a member of the Stooges, Tony was in a car crash (hit a tree while going 75 mph), which resulted in an 8-month coma.