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Rick Braun

Nov 29th 2016 @ The Tangier

Akron, OH
I Was There
Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
6:30 PM
The Tangier
532 W Market St, Akron, OH 44303
11 RSVPs
Growing up in the sleepy little English town of Letchworth Garden City in the 1960s, I first got interested in music while listening to the Beatles on the radio. My parents bought me an acoustic guitar when I was about eight and I taught myself to play while simultaneously taking lessons on the recorder, piano and then later, clarinet. My music education was going along just fine until one day in 1967 I heard the Jimi Hendrix song “Purple Haze”. I had never heard sounds like that coming out of my acoustic guitar and I decided that from that day on, the electric guitar was to be the most important thing in my life. Now if only I could convince my parents to buy me one…