MICHAEL - Bass Guitar


Michael brings many years of musical experience to the Legendary Murphys.  He has played with several cover bands and all-original groups, and was heavily involved in the early NYC punk scene.

Originally from: Freeport, NY

Stage Gear: 
Bass Guitars: Fender Jazz & Precision Bass Guitars 
Amps: Various Mark bass and various amps and speaker cabinets

Musical Influences: Beatles, Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Iggy Pop, Duke Ellington, Elvis Presley, James Brown, The Velvet Underground, John Coltrane, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Buffalo Springfield, The Band, Brian Eno, Beach Boys, David Bowie, The Blues Project, Roxy Music, Muddy Waters, The Clash, Rockpile, Stevie Wonder, The Eagles, Sex Pistols, Poco, Allman Brothers, Charlie Mingus, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young

5 Favorite Songs:
Twist & Shout (Beatles)
Whispering Pines (The Band)
Kid (The Pretenders)
Jackie Wilson Said (Van Morrison)
Gimme Shelter (Rolling Stones)

5 Favorite Albums:
Hot Rocks (Rolling Stones)
St. Dominic’s Preview (Van Morrison)
Rubber Soul (Beatles)
Duke Ellington’s 60th Birthday Concert (Duke Ellington Orchestra)
The Pretenders (The Singles)