• I got a drum set at the age of four. I wasn't playing that well, just kind of banging around. I just wanted to play drums and my dad got me a set. I played for several years, but I wasn't meant to be a drummer, I guess. I can play drums on my own things - obviously on some of my own records I play drums. But I didn't start playing guitar until I was 11.

    "1970s R&B Man Shuggie Otis Is Ready for His 'Sneak Back'". Interview with Jacob Blickenstaff, January 21, 2013.
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