Rolling Stones in Nottingham,at the sherwood rooms,the ticket cost 10/6p,52p in todays money,25p more than it cost to see the Beatles at the ODEON cinema
What gear do you use?
My main joy is my custom built guitar,and for my studio work i use a Yamaha PSR-2700 keyboard
What are you looking for from Fandalism?
I just love playing and listening to music of all genres and hope this site makes new friends for me and broadens my horizons,and you never know who's tuning in,work opportunities would be nice if they were to arise.
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
The Rolling Stones,Sonny Terry,Rufus Thomas,Bob Dylan,i first liked the Stones for the dual lead guitar work of Kieth Richards and Brian Jones,and for what they did for the early american blues artrists,and you can't help but admire a unique artist like Bob Dylan
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
i started as a solo artist,then played in various bands such as Detroit Lights,Summer Rain,culminating in a seven year attachment to my most successful band Night Owl,which played through the 80s,after that i returned to solo work,'till i retired from live performances in 2004
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Eric Clapton,because of his knowledge and range of guitar work
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
biggest audience was the reading festival,not sure of the figures,but it was several thousand,smallest would have to be 1 when i gave an impromptu performance to a girl i wanted to impress(it worked but sadly didn't last)but my most memorable was when i worked as a stagehand at the Theatre Royal in Nottingham,when during a technicle breakdown in the performance my freind and i were called upon to perform Alices Restaurant,all 20+ minuits of it,people watching Fiddler on the Roof got an extra treat that night
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
Tubular Bells,purely for the inspiration of what 1 man can achieve when he puts his mind to it