DAVID STEELE Part 1: BROADCAST 3 / 17 / 2012
IN SEARCH OF A SONG originates in BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA and is sponsored by: THE BLUEBIRD NIGHTCLUB, AIRTIME RECORDING STUDIO, and VISIT BLOOMINGTON.COM
Host Jason Wilber interviews guitarist David Steele. David was born in Buffalo, New York, attended high school in southern Indiana, attended the Berklee school of music, has been a resident of Nashville from 1993 to 2012, played guitar for John Prine, Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams and many others, and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Topics discussed: Davids early memories of music, his parent's console stereo and their diverse musical collection, learning to play music, studying classical guitar at 8 years old, and how it affects his musical life now, moving to a new town, and being influenced by a new guitar teacher, getting an electric guitar, more about his guitar teacher, learning about rock music through his older brothers, and playing in his first band, moving to Indiana, finding his next guitar teacher, and learning the style of Chet Atkins, his early career, learning and playing with Jim Bracken with his band "The Raging Texans" in Bloomington, Indiana, Jim giving him his entire vinyl collection to study, and subsequent inspirations that still galvanize Dave's guitar playing style today, more about his friend Jim Bracken, winning a scholorship to the Berklee School of Music in Boston, and his awakenings in this microcosm of the music business.
Musical selections include: It's So Easy, Run Away, Muddy's Log, Midnight Club, Copperhead Road, My New Favorite.
This program is "Evergreen" and not date specific.
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