Phil Aged 3

Me and Mom

Dad in the early 1940's when he was about 20 years old. I owe all of my early existance to my dad. He was the best and I miss him very much.

In 1954 while still an adolescent, (13 years old) Phil's father bought him a ukelele and taught him to play it. A couple of years later Dad asked young Phil if he was ready to graduate to the guitar. "Of course", Phil said and the rest "as they say" is history...