Elvis Presley became famous not only as the king of rock and roll, but also as a true fan of high-quality expensive cars. His favorite brand was Cadillac. Elvis admired them from a very young age. At that very young age, he once promised his mother that he would grow up and buy her two whole Cadillacs. He fulfilled his promise: the first was the Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special, on which he himself occasionally rode due to a lack of a driver’s license with his mother, and the second was a convertible.
Eldorado, which Elvis did not like, he later gave it to his fan. There is an original story about how he repainted the car in a different color: he took the grapes and just crushed them on the hood, then asked to paint it in such a color as grapes. Continue reading
There is one guitar riff that I can easily play at any time, even if I am woken up abruptly in the middle of the night, because we played this song hundreds of times. It seems to me that I’m the only one who can play it, find the right sound for it. Since everyone is looking at me, I should always set an example. And if I do not practice the game of this riff, then my level of ownership of the instrument will fall.
I was not motivated by the things that other people can be motivated by. I was just motivated by the desire to play the guitar well. In fact, after watching a movie about Jimmy Hendrix, on the way home I remembered that I had a guitar at home, and I literally dug it out of the pantry. Continue reading