Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (http://petesrocknewsandviews.com)
PD: What type of artist are you?
JS: Passionate and inspirational
PD: Tell us the brief history of yourself.
JS: Played from a young age, vocals and song writing came at a later date when I knew more about life in general. I have Taught under privileged children how to play guitar and have taught in schools. Done lots of voluntary playing with bands. Trained mechanical and electrical engineer by trade.
PD: Who are your musical and non-musical influences?
JS: Musical the band free, Robert Johnson
Non musical influencers , my dad.
PD: What are your dreams and goals?
JS: Goal to always be supportive of my friends and family.
Dream is to live on a sailboat in St Lucia.
PD: Who writes your songs, what are they about?
JS: I write them, all about life and hopefully people will relate to the music I write.
PD: How do you promote your band and shows?
JS: I don’t, My manager- John balding does all the promoting ect.
PD: What do you think about downloading music online?
JS: I don’t think it’s a problem, as long as the artist gets paid.
PD: What song do you wish you’d written and why?
JS: Bing Crosby – white Christmas, it’s made a shed load of money and gets played year in and year out. I’m hoping to creat a Christmas song this year so watch this space.
PD: What are some of your pet peeves?
JS: John, my manager talking away whilst I’m trying to record a song.
Littering! Can’t stand it and also lack of manners, it costs nothing to be nice.
PD: What is your proudest moment in music?
JS: Taught in school for under privileged children, giving them a sense of achievement and giving them another direction in life.
PD: So what are you working on at the moment?
JS: Working on bringin out an a
PD: What music have you available online and where can we buy it from?
JS: Mission to the moon – doge one.
Don’t want to kid myself
Profit rocket – charity song, any profits made go to Manup? A men’s mental health charity.
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