David Rhodes Brown started singing in public as a choir boy. He joined his first band in 1964 and has been writing, playing and singing ever since. But who is David Rhodes Brown and what has made him who he is today?
David Rhodes Brown, Songwriter
Being first and foremost a songwriter and lyricist, David brings to life many of his own life experiences. This is why it is so easy to relate to his music. In an exclusive interview with David, he describes his songwriting techniques including early influences, favorite subject matter, and much more. He even reveals his favorite song... and why! Read the interview here
The Early Years
David Rhodes Brown came to his love of music naturally. His grandfather, Thomas Findlay Brown, was a self taught award winning violinist at the country fairs around Litchfield County KY, where he was a tenant farmer. His father, John Edmund Brown, played keyboards, piano and organ, sang in church choirs and performed with a black faced minstrel group.
David started singing in public as a choir boy, absconded his sister's guitar to learn a couple notes (it only had 2 strings) and started his first band...