I knew I wanted to sing when I was a very small boy. When I was probably 4 years old. My mother played a guitar and I would sit with her and she would sing and I learned to sing along with her.
I had always loved music. I grew up listening to classic country, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard. My dad loved Vern Gosdin and Keith Whitley. So I kept going to class and started getting totally into playing guitar and teaching myself these songs.
Guitar Player Magazine says Dick Dale is the father of Heavy Metal, blowing up 48 amplifiers, creating the first power amplifier.
I would walk down the hall with my guitar and play for anyone that would listen. As a young kid I was really driven and I was going to make it happen no matter what.
I'm really looking forward to it, if you can imagine floating weightless, watching the world pour by through the big bay window of the space station playing a guitar; just a tremendous place to think about where we are in history.
The Tinted Windows shows were very fun but it's very different for me as a performer. I'm not playing music — I'm just singing and I missed that. I miss rocking out on keys, drums, guitar... whatever it is.
I played guitar in a band from when I was about 20 for three years. Then I sang a little. Then I started getting really busy as an actor and forgot about it.
Guitar — quotes and aphorisms
I took up the guitar when I was about 14 or 15, in high school.
To stay a great singer or guitar player, you've got to do it 24/7. That's what I do.
Enthusiasm is everything. It must be taut and vibrating like a guitar string.