"I am very PA but you know I was not referring to you. You are a terrific leader. I'll never forget what you said before we went on stage at Chicago. It pulled everyone together as a unit, giving us confidence and we…"
"I got a Squire J Masciss Jazzmaster about a year ago for cheap ($399). It's really swell. After I got it, Squire came out with even cheaper Jazzmasters and Jaguars. I'm constantly tempted to get a Jag to match my…"
"Plate of shrimp...Wilko popped into my frame of consciousness a couple of times in the past couple of weeks. The first was watching the same Top of the Pops rebroadcast posted here with some friends and later when reading an Ian Dury…"
" I WON'T LIE , I LET MY EGO GET WAAAAAY AHEAD OF ME WHEN I WAS SINGING WITH A WORKING BAND. BUT , I ALSO LET MY EGO BE TAKEN DOWN A NOTCH , BY AGREEING NOT TO PLAY GUITAR , WHEN I SHOULD HAVE BEEN. "REAL MUSICIANS"…"
"I must have worked with an easier-to-deal-with class of singers. I always found I could get them to stop the egotistical rants by simple rattling my car keys at them. No wait, those were drummers. Sorry. I've worked with…"
In the past, I have played bass in Hogwobbler, Hippie Repellent, and Dammit Boys. Currently I play rhythm guitar in Armitage Shanks (when opportunity presents itself) and Acumen are coming sometime in 2012 just in time for the world to end (this time for sure).
Favorite Music/Influences (list some bands, musicians, genres, etc.):
Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Elvis, Buddy Holly, Link Wray, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Johnny Burnette, Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran, Roy Orbison, Fats Domino, Richie Valens, Everly Brothers, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Haley, Ronnie Dawson, Hasil Adkins, Joe Meek, Bobby Fuller, Sonics, Del Shannon, Shadows, Ventures, Dick Dale, Beatles, Johnny Kidd and the Pirates, Rolling Stones, Who, Kinks, Yardbirds, Pretty Things, Creation, Small Faces, Downliners Sect, Pink Floyd/Syd Barrett, CCR, Monkees, Screaming Lord Sutch, Nuggets / Pebbles, Love, 13 Floor Elevators, Outsiders(Dutch), Monks, Velvet Underground, Richard Thompson / Fairport Convention, Flaming Groovies, Big Star, MC5, Stooges, NY Dolls / Johnny Thunders, Motorhead, AC/DC, Cheap Trick, Blue Oyster Cult, Ramones, Sex Pistols, Clash Damned, Stranglers, Saints, Radio Birdman, Pagans, Dead Boys, Weirdos, Devo, T. Rex, Wire, Sweet, Vibrators, King Crimson, Fleshtones, Undertones, Buzzcocks, X-Ray Spex, Ruts, Rezillos, Avengers, Dickies, 999, Generation X, Modern Lovers, Stiff Little Fingers, Desmond Dekkar, X, Teenage Head, Naked Raygun, Big Black, Scratch Acid, Minutemen, Pogues, Toy Dolls, Cramps, Meteors, Milkshakes, Hoodoo Gurus, Didjits, Pixies, Prisoners, Specials, Billy Childish/Headcoats, Masonics, New Bomb Turks, 9lb Hammer, Lazy Cowgirls, Mummies, Teengenerate, Guitar Wolf, Jesus Lizard, NOMEANSNO, Man or Astroman, Rev Horton Heat, S.C.O.T.S., Chris Isaak, Makers, Kaisers, Armitage Shanks, Humpers, Monomen, Gear Grinders, Woggles, Gories, Oblivians, Groovie Ghoulies, Smugglers, Stereolab, Knuckel Drager, Tomorrows Caveman, New Pornographers, Bellrays, Dirtbombs, Clientelle, M.O.T.O., Baby Woodrose, Black Lips, Nevermores, Shannon and the Clams, Black Hollies, OBNIIIs, Royal Headache, Straight Arrows, Acid Baby Jesus, King Khan
Film Noir, 30's-40's Screwball Comedies, Universal/Hammer Horror, Sci-fi, occasional western and war. Marx Bros, Hitchcock, Coen Bros, Scorsese, Coppola, Gilliam, Kubrick, Tarantino, etc.
I am co-host (aka second banana) of The Big Mix radio show on WDBX 91.1FM (http://www.wdbx.org/) on Friday nights 6-8pm Central Time.
Other other interests? You know, the usual, typical, normal stuff: girls, beer, zombies, subsonic fighter aircraft, Asian hopping vampires vs. the one eyebrow priest, etc.
Hey, can you talk to Dick about submitting a Shanks tune for the Hideout Comp Series? I left him a couple comments on his profile here but I'm not sure he gets it. Since you've already joined the GRGPNK Records group, I assume you DO get it!
"YEAH , EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT THE MOVIE. MY DOCTOR EVEN ASKED IF I'D SEEN IT. I DON'T KNOCK IT , I'M JUST NOT ON THE BANDWAGON. I'VE CERTAINLY READ PLENTY ABOUT RODRIGUEZ , AND COULD HAVE SEEN HIM FOR FREE A COUPLE OF…"
"Boy , if this had been available for (Ugh) viewing and (UGH!!!) listening in the 40's , The Axis powers would have imploded much faster , and The Allies would have won WWII without dropping the H- Bomb.
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