In 1979, I joined Crystal Vision, which at that time was the biggest
band in our high school. The band featured Kevin Smith on guitar, Jim Lassiter on guitar, and
Eddie Johnson on drums. I originally joined as a guitarist/bassist, eventually switching to bass
full-time. (Not by choice, really... but that's what happens when you're the youngest kid in the
These photos were taken in the studio we built in my basement and at our final gig.