Paul Nelson was, in the words of Bob Dylan, a "folk-music scholar" who in 1965 went electric and pioneered rock criticism. A legendary editor for Rolling Stone magazine, he also discovered the New York Dolls. Throughout it all, movies remained his first love.
Cattle Calls and Contract Players: An Interview with Clint Eastwood
I was a contract player at Universal and I didn’t know whether I was good at it or not....