Dennis Hopper on David Letterman talking Blue Velvet and River’s Edge

Sadly this clip does not include the anecdote about the night Natalie Wood took a Champagne bath that Hopper related during the interview.

The time I played slide guitar on a performance of Roy Orbison’s ‘In Dreams‘ with Brown Cuts Neighbors may be one of the dodgiest bit of playing I’ve ever done live, but it seemed to work. The true surprise for many was when Valentine’s sound guy Tim redeemed himself by grabbing the bass and saving the song.