I suppose that I always wanted to play the guitar ever since the days of The Beatles but I never got a "proper" electric guitar until I was seventeen.
I practised and practised and played those licks until my fingers finally managed to fly around the fretboard with relative ease.
It was more"play from the heart" back in those days
Moved to Londons Belsize Park in 1975 worked at Chappell Music in Bond Street and got involved in session work in the 24 and 16 track studios upstairs which was cool.
Met Paul Francis around that time seen here with technology 1976 style - a Roland GR-500 used on lots of sessions.