Esquire (USA) : 2020-06-01

20 LIVES, 20 PERSPECTIV­ES : 84 : 84

20 LIVES, 20 PERSPECTIV­ES

LITTLE JOHN OATES LAY ON THE LIVING-ROOM FLOOR As Wonder (seated) played piano and Jones (in stripes) coached, soloists learned their parts around 3:00 a.m.: Warwick, Perry, Nelson, Richie, Hall, Loggins, and Simon. THERE WAS A WHALE WATCH IN THE MORNING, IT WAS EARLY, FOR A MUSICIAN. FOR ANY MUSI- RICHIE GOT THROUGH THE OPENING DANCE TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED MILES AWAY, BRUCE PHOTOGRAPH­S BY HARRY BENSON 84 SUMMER 2020