Original Rock Music - 45 Years Worth - And Still Going
I won’t bore you with all the names of my bands over the years. Let’s just
say it seriously started in the late 60's and early
70’s in local recording studios. The per hour
rate was so expensive and money was always tight. Married pretty young - and the baby girls arrived, there were times the music had to be put on
the back-burner. (Baby always needed new shoes)…..hey, my sweet baby girls - no regrets. My wife & daughters were and still are, the most important part of my life.
Eventually, I built my own ever-evolving home studio. You would scrape the
bucks together for the best recording gear for the dollars. No more
per hour rate at the studio - plus now with the ability to **record at anytime, write, play and try and perfect your craft.
**At a very young age starting out as a drummer, I eventually learned to play multiple instruments, which at times allowed me to multi-track all my own recordings and get those ever elusive song ideas right to tape. I played with a variety of bands and musicians thru the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Whether playing guitar, Hammond or piano, I was fortunate to have a band with some fine guitarists, such as my close friendPete Wagula along with many Bassists, drummers, vocalists
& horn players, etc......... Constantly striving to improve my home studio, I had my good friend Rachel Bolan (of Skid Row fame), spend many a late night in my small studio developing some of his numerous songwriting ideas just prior to Skid Rows sudden leap to stardom. Rachel of course is known as a great bassist, but many do not realize what a talented and skilled songwriter he is.
Most people also don't know the focused, smart, (and very, very funny guy that he is). Currently he lives down south........ I certainly miss his company.