Inspired by an L.A. Times story years ago chronicling the tale of a suburban Southern California man obsessed with gold digging. So obsessed he dug a 60-foot hole in his front yard. City officials were none too happy.John Cowsill, famous of course as part of the '60s family band that later inspired The Partridge Family, and who today plays with The Beach Boys, throws off the pop mantle and does an authentic country-folk vocal styling.