I mean, I haven’t been completely lacking in some enjoyment of Chuck Berry or Buddy Holly. But I just didn’t pay attention to that period of music, obviously.
It took me 10 years to realize that I don’t know ’em, 10 years to realize that it’s possible to learn them, then another 10 years to learn how to do things.
Well, first of all, let me say that I might have made a tactical error in not going to a physician for 20 years. It was one of those phobias that really didn’t pay off.
You had to go to a different part of town from where I was to get Muddy Waters singles. I had him on singles.
I missed jazz, kind of. And by the time I came to it in life, it was too intimidating to enjoy thoroughly.
Recording at home enables one to eliminate the demo stage, and the presentation stage in the studio, too.
My memory is not even what most people’s is, much less what it oughta be for a discussion like this.
That’s my only active wish. I think if I sang like Don Henley, this would be a lot more agreeable business.
I loved Hendrix. I mean, really, really loved him. As if he were one of the great classical composers. And he was. That’s how I saw him.
Duncan Aldrich has been my partner in most recording projects, and touring projects, for the past decade.