Memories from a boy growing up in the 50s - his desire to play the drums. Songs on the radio - childhood reflections and early music influences.
Transitioning into the 60s. The Beatles on Ed Sullivan, juvenile delinquency, his first drum-set. Experiences as a seventeen year old professional musician. Gigs in sleazy lounges, go-go bars & juke joints. 1967, "The Summer of Love" on the Florida Space Coast. "On The Road" playing music 6 nights a week in Orlando, Pensacola, Atlanta, New York and Key West. U-Haul trailers, guns, M80s, hookah pipes, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Top 40 music. A house gig at The Fiesta and Beach House in Biloxi, Mississippi. A night in the Hattiesburg Jail.
Paying dues, Love, Friendships, Crazy Characters. It was the 60s.