Peter Karp: Dealing with the loss of his wife changed him forever

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On this Peter Karp interview, Peter discussed the deep musical & personal polar opposite influences of growing up in the NYC area and in the deep south… touring with Mick Taylor and what that experience was like, losing his wife and the profound impact of this loss, trusting your gut, being stubborn & doing things your own way, Italy, basketball, & why you need to always expect the unexpected, LOTS of fun, VERY cool convo

Peter Karp grew up in New Jersey and in rural Alabama, becoming fully immersed in the music scene in both locations. After playing clubs in NYC like CBGBs, he took a 12 year hiatus from the music business. Then, after an intense period of songwriting, he released a record that caught the attention of Mick Taylor. Mick would end up playing on Peter’s next LP, The Turning Point, and shortly thereafter the two toured. Peter also recorded 2 LPs and toured with Sue Foley, charting #5 & #1… and then released a live LP made with Mick Taylor at New York’s Bottom Line. Funds from the project go towards a charity Peter started in his wife’s memory. He new LP is Magnificent Heart, a very cool blues guitar record, filled with some intense songwriting

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