Rock (aged 10), Soul, Funk, Northern (aged 12), New York Disco, Jazz Funk, Jazz, Reggae, Deep, Southern, Jazz Rock, Blues, Zappa, Beefheart, Tom Waites, Hendrix, Santana, C20th Classical. World, (some) Hip Hop.
With Alex Lowes and Searling, transformed Jazz Funk model of weekender to Soul Room model at Berwick, Fleetwood, Morecambe and Southport.
Sam Dees asked for me by name when he arrived at Fleetwood for his first ever British date.
Dramatic Ron Banks told me I have a good ear after I recognized Wee Gee on a recent comeback record (long since forgotten).
Invented the term Deep and Sweet which seems to have become Sweet and Deep.