John Smothers

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John Smothers (April 4, 1930 [1]) was FZ's bodyguard or 'personal minder' from 1972 to 1984. [2]

He appeared as himself in Baby Snakes (1979) and is also interviewed. He said that he used to be a bodyguard for The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Dean Martin, Sister Soul and The Temptations too. [3]

Smothers' eccentric speech and his wife Freckles were referenced in the song Dong Work For Yuda from Joe's Garage (1979), where he is nicknamed "Bald Headed John."



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