“Beyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease and power we never dreamed ourselves to own; sources of strength never taxed at all because we never push through the obstruction.” – William James


My style is/was influenced by (in no particular order):

(The links are to YouTube videos of the artists)


Sir Paul McCartney (Wings/Beatles/Solo)

James Jamerson (Motown)

Dee Murray (Sir Elton John)

Sting (Police/solo)

Lee Rocker (Stray Cats)



Eric Church

Keith Urban

Harry Conick, Jr.

Sir Elton John

Sir Paul McCartney

Sam Cooke

Art Garfunkel

Elvis Presley

Travis Tritt

John Denver