GUEST COLUMN – Skip Dwight – The Gordons – ‘Adults and Children’

I’d love to claim that punk and post-punk music is what encouraged me to pick up a guitar and join a band, but that’s just not the case.
Punk and post-punk let me know I could be in a band. I’d wanted to play in a band way before this, spurred on by the bands I was listening to while too young to buy my own records. As a young kid I loved Queen, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin and many more. Top of the heap were Boston, in fact, they still are. Listening to these bands is what really made me want to be in a band, but as time went on I knew the musical ability to play like them was beyond me……then came punk rock. More