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They have decided to tour under the name of Ten Years After which I don’t think is very cool. To be honest, they have had…
We used to play the underground clubs like the UFO, and Middle Earth, and they were great because they would have on things like a…
There is a big age gap between my sisters Janice and Irma and myself so I didn’t know them that well when I was younger…
It wasn’t until the movie came out that it all changed for us. Some people say it was the start of Ten Years After, but…
Strangely enough, through all those school years I decided at 13 or 14 I was going to be a musician and so school was just…
He saw us play a few times in fact. I did this song called I Can’t Keep From Crying Sometimes, and Jimi loved it. He…
George Harrison was also a pleasure to work with. He was one of the most famous people I’ve ever known, but in spite of that…
We also did something called the Texas Peace Festival, which was actually a better gig both musically, and in the way it was organised.
So if you see Ten Years After, it’s not me anymore. I’m very happy with what I am doing now.
I went to see John Mayall at the Marquee, with Peter Green on guitar, and that was a particularly good gig.
It will be the first time I’ve played live with a double bass.
I think I’ll continue to work as a solo artist.
I started off playing the clarinet, after I was inspired by listening to my dad’s Benny Goodman records.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
It was by listening to Goodman’s band, that I began to notice the guitarist Charlie Christian, who was one of the first musicians to play…
Back in those days we thought we could change the world.
I think a lot of modern day guitarists start off playing like Eddie van Halen, and they don’t take the time to learn the basics.
I just couldn’t take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on…
The chances of a reunion now are less likely. I was thinking of having a 40th anniversary of the band, but now they are really…
I just play to the people I can see. So it’s almost like you are playing to the first few rows of the crowd. You…
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