JULY 1966, THE BEATLES IN TOKYO , JAPAN AT THE BUDOKAN . WHAT WAS MEMORABLE ABOUT THAT CONCERT WAS GOING WITH MY BROTHERS AND SITTING WAY IN THE BACK NEAR THE BACK OF THE BUDOKAN AND WHEN THE BEATLES STARTED PLAYING ALL YOU COULD HEAR WAS THE GIRLS SCREAMING.
What gear do you use?
1990 Fender Telecaster and a 2011 Peavey Vypyr 75 modeling amp. 1967 Gibson SG, 1970 12 string Alvarez guitar,
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
the Beatles - songwriting, harmonies, humor, the Ed Sullivan Show performances,
CSNY- harmonies songwriting
Eagles- harmonies, songwriting
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
I've played in many bands over the years, currently in NEXT OF KIN, EXIT 195, AND RPM BAND. Also play in or have sat in with Lucky Draw Band, Gary Reynolds and the Southwest Wind Band, Bobby Buttram and the Trainmen, Four Pack band., The Rustlers, Restless Band, Three Legged Willie, Back at the Ranch, the Flatt Band. first band was the Piercers and then The Sound Projects both while in Japan, when we moved back to Albuquerque NM, I played in MANTA a band with my brother Bob, and friends Charlie and Bob, playing rock , pop, blues, variety. then later with a blues band in the University area, . then in 1980 joined Sagebrush out of Los Lunas , NM. after that I played with Kountry Kin out of Belen NM.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
Can't i bring them all .? Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band.... no Abbey Road.....no Clapton.... ..