Nine Questions with Terry Clark

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Name: Terry Clark

Birthplace: Honolulu, HI

Currently residing: Richmond, VA

Musical past and present in one rambling run-on sentence: After being in this band for the last 18 years, I can safely say that Carbon Leaf represents my musical past, present and future.

Website: carbonleaf.com  facebook

1.  Who are some of your favourite composers, musicians and bands from the past and present? 

Neil Young, Cream, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Rush, Marillion, Uncle Tupelo, Ray Lamontagne, The Decemberists

2.  Is there a particular song or musical passage that never fails to move you emotionally? 

The second half of the guitar solo in Hells Bells by AC/DC and the third chorus of The Pogues version of An The Band Played Waltzing Matilda.  Also, when Mariah Carey hits “that high note

3.  How would you describe your perfect day?

A day spent with my family… with no chores, email, or deadlines of any sort!

4.  What would your friends say they appreciate the most about you?

My general good nature and my work ethic.

5.  What is your most valued material possession?

My 1975 Gibson ES335

6.  Who were you, or would you be nervous to meet?

Neil Young or Angus Young

7.  If you could blink your eyes and be in a favourite place right now, where would that place be? 

My family’s summer cottage on the Chesapeake Bay. Or St. Barts.

8.  Is there something you would like to do more of in the future?

Create more music!

9. Where would you like to find yourself in ten years?

The big house on the hill! (not big house as in prison)

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