Five Firsts: Johnny Morse of the John Morse Band, Starstruck
NAME: Johnny Morse
BAND AFFILIATION: The John Morse Band, Starstruck
INSTRUMENT: Guitar, Vocals
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Three Dog Night Captured Live at the Forum.” Loved the photos in the album.
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Rush at the Palace Theatre
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Guitar at age eight
4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Eighteen” by Alice Cooper, I think. Maybe Freebird?
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … not sure of the name. Maybe Serenity Rocks. Used to play solo guitar at age eight for pennies in the projects of Cohoes.
Singer-guitarslinger John Morse leads the John Morse Band into Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Troy for a free show at 10pm on Friday (November 2). Morse is also slated for a solo acoustic show at Bat Shea’s in Troy on Friday, November 9.