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The kids called me King of the Surf Guitar. I surfed sunup to sundown.


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There's a saying. If you want someone to love you forever, buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.

There's a saying. If you want someone to love you forever, buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.



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I used to be a mean maniac. Someone once threw a firecracker at a show and I jumped off the side of the stage and whacked 'em on the side of the head.



My uncle gave me a trumpet, but I loved the Louis Armstrong sound and the Harry James sound and I played by ear and I played always soulful or very direct from the gut.

My uncle gave me a trumpet, but I loved the Louis Armstrong sound and the Harry James sound and I played by ear and I played always soulful or very direct from the gut.



My philosophy is the thicker the wood the thicker the sound, the bigger the string the bigger the sound. My smallest string is a 14 gauge.

My philosophy is the thicker the wood the thicker the sound, the bigger the string the bigger the sound. My smallest string is a 14 gauge.



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I don't play pyrotechnic scales. I play about frustration, patience, anger. Music is an extension of my soul.



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