TEN: Starting in 2013, each Friday, Innocent Words started shining the spotlight directly on up and coming artists/bands with 10 questions we like to call IW10.
San Angelo, TX
Members and Instruments:
Chris Compton on drums.
I play guitar and keys.
Short Bio (in your own words):
West Texan enamored with Van Morrison, Billy Collins, and Lighnin’ Hopkins.
What was the first live concert you ever went to?
What is your funniest or worst tour experience?
I fired my band, and then had to finish the tour…
What THREE things are a must have when you go on tour or play a show?
Bose Soundlink headphones, to listen to podcasts and talk on the phone hands free, my Pentax 6×7, and Resistol hat.
What was the first record you ever purchased?
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles soundtrack
If you had to record an EP of covers, which FIVE songs/artist would make the cut?
It would just be Van Morrison: “Purple Heather,” “I’ll Be Your Man,” “Rough God,” “Into the Mystic,” and “Madame George” (the Bang Masters version).
What’s your preferred music format – vinyl, CD, digital, cassette – and why?
I prefer two-inch tape, it’s the warmest, I’m just waiting for the Van Morrison box set on Reel to Reel.