40 years ago, an NYC gunman had one request: ‘Desperado’

Forty years ago, on the morning of March 20, 1980, Morty Gilbert was sitting in his Midtown office at Elektra Asylum Records when a stranger arrived in his doorway. The man was wearing a down jacket and jeans. He carried a briefcase. “He looked very average,” Gilbert, the record company’s then-sales manager, recalled. “He seemed to… Continue reading at New York Post