John Hayes developed as a musician and songwriter through a period that defined the place of guitar in music.The Rock and Roll era."As a child I remember
hearing Chuck Berry,Little Richard and Elvis on the radio while my parents were driving.Later guitar was the main instrument in rock music with stars such as Jimi Hendrix ,Jeff Beck and
Carlos Santana being my main influences at the time.
The first professional bands John played with were 50"s stars like The Coasters and The Marvelettes...