Carey grew up listening to Rock a Billy, Sounds like: Johnny Cash, I Walk the Line, Hank Williams, I Saw The Light, Elvis, The Beatles as well as his Dad singing at Church & Family Gatherings.
In 1977, He passionately began gigging live events. The influences of 50's, Punk, British, Hard Rock, Country & Rock 'n' Blues Artists were genres emulated. He confidently decided to drop out of high school & move to Toronto On to pursue a Music Career; where He frequented Clubs & wrote & recorded some original material on cassette. With no substantial Breaks & Minimum Wage Jobs, He moved back home; with a hard discouraged & empty Synical Heart. Wrestling with Depression, Anxiety & the reality that He had crossed the line into alcohol dependency; which helped gain a realization that opened doors to A.A. ( 6 yrs) & to complete both High School & College. In May 1990, He was led by Evangelical Christians to accept Jesus Christ, as His Personal Savior. This Event, strongly emerged in His works. These songs are an auto-biographical collection.