Instruments Played: Guitar and Vocals
I got my first guitar when I was 12. It was a crappy electric import and I soon switched to acoustic. The new acoustic was a gift from my aunt and I still play it, 28 years later. In the early years I mostly played classic rock and concentrated on vocals.
When I was 14 I started playing in bands with friends from school. I migrated through several bands.
From the age of 18 to 27 I moved to
Upon returning to
my home on the range in
In May of 1997 I
Over the last 9 years we have made some damn fine music together. This includes classic rock standards and originals. Together we have joined the still existing Mongo Grunge and their associates. It would be difficult to imagine being in a band without her. She is the best musician I have ever met and a true professional.
Since joining the
Favorite artists : Pink Floyd, Steely Dan, Led Zepplin , Rush, Supper Tramp, Alan Parsons, Beverly Holmes
Likes: honest politicians , walking in the early morning hours to the sound of waking birds, holding my son on my lap when he is just waking (his sweetest moments)
Dislikes: onions, nose hair, ear hair, and newly grown back hair, rap music, modern country music, republican dishonest politicians
Favorite Color: that deep black that is the last thing one sees just before drifting off into the cold mysterious dream world
Favorite Moment: Holding my son in my arms for the first time in that orphanage in south east Asia. He reached up and tugged on my goatee, and I knew he would be a daddy’s boy.
Loves of my Life: Beverly, Quyen, Clayton, and most but not all members of my extended family
Hates: government corruption, especially G.W. Bush