I tried the guitar, but it had two strings too many. It was just too complicated, man! Plus, I grew up with Steve Cropper. There were so many good guitar players, another one wasn't needed. What was needed was a bass.
I'm the middle man. I try to keep people happy. I go out of my way to get a smile. That's the way my mother raised me.
I try to keep people happy. I go out of my way to get a smile. That's the way my mother raised me.
When I heard BB King's 'Sweet Sixteen,' I knew I wanted to play bass because that was the thing that made that record: the bass player.
If you've got a good song, it's easy to play. But you can't make a bad song sound good no matter who you have to play on it.