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I’ve studied a lot of great people over the years – Pete Seeger, James Brown – and tried to incorporate elements that I’ve admired, though…
I wrote that song for my wife, and it’s what some guy who’s sitting under a tree would be singing to the woman of his…
I thought what I was good at doing was playing real simple guitar licks, since I’d cut my teeth on what Duane Eddy was doing;…
Now that I’m older, I like almost anything that’s done well, even surf music and instrumentals; I really enjoyed the interviews with the Ventures in…
Washburn’s an old American name, but this one was assembled overseas.
The Telecaster doesn’t really sound that good for the kind of rock and roll that a lot of people played.
The ones I have got great necks; of course, all of the Fenders from that era are incredible.
That song has the full extent of my mandolin abilities; I’m not a good mandolin player at all.
I’ve also become much more the musician I’ve always wanted to be.
I’m much more energetic now; you might say live performance is my mission.
I work hard at that, but the fact that there are a lot of good songs means there are also a lot of really bad…
I went pretty much for one tone, and I knew at that time that I wanted to play a Rickenbacker.
Even though James Burton was my idol, I didn’t think I could carry his shoes back then.
Even though I have often recorded alone, I still feel the best music is made by musicians playing off each other.
And I now think that Stratocasters and Telecasters are way cool.
The only sliding I did was on the kind of instrument that you put on your lap; no Spanish electrics.
I usually destroy unreleased material. It has a way of coming back to haunt you.
On Eye of the Zombie, I had so-called studio musicians.
I’m like a twenty-two-year-old kid in a new band trying to get noticed and break through, because the vast majority of people have never seen…
I don’t know that all the demons have been beaten, but I’m very, very proud of those songs.
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