Today’s original artist’s first gig, was street busking with a harmonica in 1962. He then went through a series of bands until joining up with a well known guitarist as vocalist of his band. The next group was formed by members of another successful band, the new name was perhaps, a larger version of the old name.
This song is said to be about the person who “introduced” the songwriter to “adulthood”.
Our Shadow artist is a singer/songwriter turning 58 today. A raspy, big vocal sound is characteristic of both the Shadow and original artists. The Shadow artist’s 1993 breakthrough album took away any doubts that yes, the Shadow artist, is!