Born: Charleston, South Carolina, sometime in the past.
Like the song says: I started out younger. Its hard to do better than GP on that one!
I attended Santa Monica High after moving here in the very early 60s. As it would happen, another guy who was there at the time was Ry Cooder, whom I would also encounter many times over the years.
After graduation, I moved to Atlanta for a year and a half of study at the University of Georgia, Marietta, and began playing professionally there. I played for about a year with BUDDY MOSS, and...