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Everyone Loves Guitar


We sit down and talk with interesting professional guitar players, and find out what makes them tick. Uncover the backstory behind your favorite guitar players and behind the "sidemen" who make the wheels spin for artists worldwide. If you love guitar, stick around… you’re in the right place.

Jan 27, 2024

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In this Todd Park Mohr interview, the lead singer and guitarist of Big Head Todd and the Monsters, discusses his journey as a musician, the challenges of starting a band, playing with blues legends, and his songwriting process. He shares his favorite songs and reflects on the dark periods in his life. Todd also attributes his success to the quality of his material and the support of his bandmates. 

In this conversation, Todd Park Mohr discusses his experiences as a musician and the lessons he has learned throughout his career. He talks about the importance of being in a band and the challenges he faced when refusing to do a music video for his biggest song. He reflects on the regrets he has about that decision and how it may have affected his career. 

Todd also shares his love for guitars and the stories behind some of his favorite instruments. He discusses the musicians he has enjoyed playing with and the impact they have had on his music. Todd also talks about the importance of accepting flaws and the changes he has experienced in his personality over the years.

 

Takeaways

Musical influences and experiences shape a musician's journey.

Challenges and setbacks are part of the process of becoming successful.

Collaborating with legendary artists can be transformative and inspiring.

Songwriting is a personal and evolving process that draws from various influences.

Favorite songs may not always align with popular hits, but they hold personal significance.

Difficult periods in life can be overcome with resilience and support.

Success in the music industry requires a combination of talent, hard work, and quality material.

The support and camaraderie of bandmates contribute to long-term success and enjoyment. Being in a band every day is the action that matters the most.

Regretting decisions can teach valuable lessons about the importance of seizing opportunities.

Collecting guitars can be a passion and a retirement fund.

Accepting flaws and being less judgmental can lead to better relationships and personal growth.