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play hi-fi  Ain't Always a Good Thing
play hi-fi  Ninety in the Shade
play hi-fi  Ballad of Jesse Lee
play hi-fi  Let It Go
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play hi-fi  Born in 1950
play hi-fi  Willie's Blues
play hi-fi  ThE BLuE
play hi-fi  Used to be My Baby
Pinecats are very strange. They are rarely seen in the daylight. They live deep in the wilds of rural America. The come out only now and then to howl at the moon in different genres...

Why this name?
My home studio is deep in a pine forest and the band members are hip cats...
Do you play live?
I don't play out much anymore...just an occasional coffehouse or jam with friends. I worked with bands for many years. These days, i am a "one man band", thanks to multitrack recorders.
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
It allows Cats like us to be artistic and not to have to conform to "acceptable standards" which has brought about the cookie cutter era. It's also the only place you can go to find really bad music.

Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
Only if they agree to pay my Health Insurance.
...and dental...and a new hearing aid?
Band History:
The Pinecats are really just me, Pine, recording in my cabin microstudio in the northern Appalachians. The "Cats" are my recording toys and occasionally my musician friends.
They include:
Billy "Redaxe" Williams
Jim Lester
Gabe Stenziano
Paul Killington
Jude Law
Kevin Miller
Bill Peterson
Geo Ballentine
Your influences?
My influences are too diverse to name. I guess most everything i've heard since about '55. It all goes in....i love all kinds of music as long as it has real feelings and emotion.
Favorite spot?
My homestead.
Equipment used:
Boss BR1200CD
Casio CTK 691
Boss DR-3
Shure & MXL mics
An arsenal of stringed instruments
Anything else...?
I have decided to give all my music away for free...i only ask that if you download a song, please leave a comment on it. If you want a physical cd in .wav, head over here:
Newest album 2015
Trails 2013
"Genesee"..2010. Instrumental soundscapes.
"Stray"...blues/rock collection...2009
1st all original CD..Pinewind Studios 2005
1st Home Recorded CD..Neil Young cover songs/2004
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