Got my first guitar when I was on holiday in Mallorca, aged 9. Didn't really get serious lessons until my late thirties; a few sessions on how to play rock guitar opened the door for me.
What was the first concert you ever went to?
First concert was in 1971. Headline band was Hawkwind but the support band was Genesis! Entrance ticket was 75p or less than a dollar. Genesis blew me away completely and really started my enthusiasm for Prog Rock. Incidentally Lemmy was on bass with Hawkwind at the time.
What gear do you use?
My main guitars for gigging are a Gibson Les Paul (Gary Moore Signature) and a Fender Stratocaster USA std. Hughes and Kettner Tubemeister amp through a custom cab with an Electrovoice EVM12 speaker. Effects provided by an ancient Yamaha GW50 because I don't like the way digital effects sound. On the albums I also use a Fender Lap Steel (1955), Martin D28 acoustic and Ovation 12 string.