“I met Wolf in early 2012, actually. So we’ve only known each other for about a year and a half to two years,” said Jeff Broadway, the director of the documentary, Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton, which tells the life and career story of Peanut Butter Wolf and the birth and life of his record label, Stones Throw Records.
Mayer Hawthorne seemed to travel forward in time, arriving in this millennium after being transported from the stage of “The !!! Beat” show in the ‘60s. After Hawthorne’s heartache R&B songs perked the ears of Mr. Manak of Stone’s Throw Records, a 7” followed, as did A Strange Arrangement. Fresh off the press is How Do You Do, still dripping with the R&B groove that initially drew new ears to this style of timeless music.