If you think the songs of composer Jim Steinman are populated by fantastic people and places right out of central casting, they ain’t got nothin’ on the real life sojourn of the 300 pound interior lineman dressed in a prom tuxedo named Marvin Lee Aday from Dallas Texas, aka Meat Loaf. Here is a rare colorful classic rock conversation with the man, who the New York Times respectfully refers to as Mr. Loaf, in an attempt to get our arms around his most unorthodox career,  from North Texas football to journeyman actor to international singer. – Redbeard