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Charlie Sexton was the lead guitarist for Joe Ely's band at the age of 13 and recorded his debut album when he was 16 years old. A few months later the now 17-year-old released this as a single. On May 4, 1986 this was listed on the Billboard Hot 100 as #17 "this week," "last week," "2 weeks ago" and "weeks in chart."
Charlie Sexton went on to be the guitarist for Bob Dylan's backing band for 3 years from 1999. (thanks, Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for above 2)
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.