As we prepare for the fortieth anniversary of the first heaping helping of Meat Loaf here In the Studio next month,  Bat Out of Hell, we still want to wish the big guy a happy birthday this week ( Wed 30th ). Here is a rare colorful conversation with Meat Loaf aka Marvin Lee Aday in an attempt to get our arms around his most unorthodox career,  from North Texas football to journeyman actor to international singer. – Redbeard