An Italian AMERICAN, born and raised in the COUNTRY (now a congested Northern CA metropolis). Grew up on Rockabilly and Do wop. Love both types music forever. I thived on Soul / Motown and SF Bay Area Rock big time in 60s & 70s. Loved the late 70s through early 90s when country music was going wild. Had a radio going all day at work and at home then. A classic time that will always live for me. Favorite concerts include Glady Knight, Chi-Lites, Elvis, George Strait, Tracy Bird, Judds, Charlie Pride, Doobie Bros, Bobby Vinton, Marty Stewart, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Alan Jackson, ect. Also, my wife and I have always been season ticket holders in both Northern and Southern CA.
Update 09/ 2015: Oh forgive me for not mentioning my forever adoration for all that classic and swinging Jazz. Let's face it "all that jazz" rises to the top, doesn't it?
Best to you all, with much love! ..Carl F. Alaimo