Takamine EN 20 “Old # 1”
Made on January 17, 1990 Now, this isn’t the first guitar I ever had, but, it is certainly the first that I’ve kept. My first guitar was a Peavey T-15 in May of 1985.
From May of 85 to May of 91 I had strummed G, C and D on…More>>
The Gibson Tennessean “Chet”
Made on July 10, 1992. I released my first album in November of 1993.
I’d been touring around Alberta as solo acoustic guy since 1989, but, now I was going to have a band behind me and I figured I needed an electric guitar.
So I went to Mother’s Music and bought a G and L Telecaster and a Vox AC30 to run it through.
A week after that I bought another Fender Telecaster from Long and McQuaid…More>>
In October of 1999, we were doing an in-store at Tower Records in Nashville.
Before we went on stage, my manager told me that one of the reps from Epiphone was in the audience.
I remember thinking to myself, “Cool…well that’ll make three people”…More>>
In August of 1992, I was doing a two week stint at a pub in Jasper, Alberta and as always, at anytime of year, Jasper was beautiful.
One afternoon, I was sitting in the pub having lunch. The radio was on and tuned to CKUA out of Edmonton…More>>
In May of 1999, we had a couple of days off between tours and were killing time in Edmonton.
It was nice to be home.
I had run into Mothers Music and buy supplies for our next trip… strings, picks, harmonicas…
You know, the usual junk…More>>