My music career started when Jack Curtis promoted a local rock and
roll show at the
Theatre in Phoenix Az. He then invited me to headline there
as a singer. I was asked to record with the band that I performed
with at the Fox and was discovered by Lee
Hazelwood, who then recorded a few of my singles.
From the Fox Theatre to small nightclubs around town I met Kevin
Young, a singer who had just returned from Hollywood. Kevin urged
me to accompany him to Hollywood where we hooked up with a lot of
the young cowboy stars such as Robert
Smith of Laramie fame, and Clint
Eastwood. We accompanied the stars on city tours and entertained
Kevin and I recorded and released the hit song “Boy
You Ought To See Her Now”.
As The Rainmakers, we toured Hollywood shows such as American
Hollywood A Go-Go, Shiveree, and Shindig. We were also recorded
and we toured with him in Vegas and in Tahoe.
Kevin and I worked with Frank Thorne on a recording and wrote a
song for Jerry
I went to work on a demo called
“How Come Every Time I Itch, I Wind Up Scratching’ You?” which
my friends Jeremy
Slate took to Glenn
Campbell for his next album release.
After that, I met up with a group of singers, I started singing
with them but soon, one of the female singers and I began singing
as a duo “Greg and Joy”. While we were in Hawaii, we came in contact
with an agent and performed at all the military club’s happy hour
shows. We had no backup, just my guitar, Joy’s tambourine, and her
I began to write, record, and perform my own songs at various venues
in California. My interest in writing songs, about famous horses
such as “Brocco The Race Horse”, and “Azeri Horse of the Year”,
gave me local fame when my song about Brocco was played on ABC.
My most recent performance was for Ross Perot’s campaign in Irvine,
Ca. I am currently focusing on writing and recording albums.
The inspiration for my song lyrics come from the woman I love, of