Mike Matthews - I play my songs for me 1978

Posted 6/23/2014


Before founding Electro-Harmonix and pioneering guitar effects pedals and before promoting concerts by rock deities like Chuck Berry, the Byrds, and a guitarist who called himself Jimmy James (but later went back to using his real name: Jimi Hendrix!), Mike Matthews was a musician in a rock ā€˜nā€™ roll band.

In this one-take recording, Mike got back to his roots with some soulful, improvised piano and vocals. We uncovered it in the vault. It was recorded in1978 at the then Electro-Harmonix headquarters in New York City by Charlie Grable.


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