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Rock: 80's Rock Rock: Progressive Rock Pop: 80's Pop Moods: Solo Male Artist Moods: Mood: Upbeat

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United States - Texas United States - United States

Ian Cussick

"I started playing music in 1962 at eight years old, learning the basic chords on an acoustic guitar......


The Beatles were still on the rise - the British charts were still dominated by crooners like Perry Como and Dean Martin. However, all that was about to change as the Fab Four took to the international stage.


At nine, I did my first concerts - dressed in a smart grey Beatles suit (with matching black velvet collar) and an ice-blue electric guitar that was three sizes too big for me. I played in front of thousands of people - even at that early age - finding that music and performing really was my bag...baby!


The early steps turned into bigger ones as I formed several high school bands and honed my trade as a guitarist and performer... We especially enjoyed playing at the United States Air Force bases throughout Scotland at that time (1969-70) and found the American audiences a great crowd to perform to.


My venture to Germany landed me several hits - among them the song which would be the birth of Disco - "Shame Shame Shame" - which sold some 6 million copies throughout Europe back in 1975.


I was a Star and didn..t even know it!


Countless studio recording sessions followed with radio and television appearances to boot...


From these studio experiences, I produced some 7 studio solo albums...some sold well, others did not!


And today, under my company ICEBERGMEDIA, LLC, I have transferred my entire musical catalog over to North America...which in my opinion...is still where the true Heart of Rock and Roll lies."