In France, we don't hear a lot about ARS. Can
you tell us about the current situation ?
We have been doing mainly weekend shows for the past few years and working
on different projects of our own.Justin Senker has a local band he plays
with called Sanctified. Dean and I do sessions for different artist.Jim
has the Snake Doctors, Andy, Dean and Justin are going to be doing some
work in Huntsville and Barry has been busy with personal business
During the 70's and the 80's, ARS was a really big southern rock
band, do you think ARS is considered the same nowadays ?
We don't have the same popularity as the old days but we are in it for
the music and the enjoyment of it anyway
For the last couple years, only Lynyrd Skynyrd and Molly Hatchet
came and play in France. Did ARS already come and play in Europe ? Would
it be possible nowadays ?
We haven't been in Europe since 1991 but would love to come again
To you, what does southern rock music mean ? DO you think this music
still gets many many fans ?
Southern Rock to me is a melting pot of all music it might not have
as many fan's as before but they are very loyal
I've been told that you worked on a project with an other band. Can
you tell us about it ?
I've worked with many different band's over the last few years the latest
project I worked on is a CD coming out soon feathering Levon Helm, Amy
Helm, Ronnie Hammond, Gregg Allman, Bobby Whitlock, Dean Daughtry and
Many other great musicians called The Allnight Allstars
To you, what are the most influent bands in southern rock music today
in the USA ? What do you think of southern rock music's future ?
Well the Allman Brothers And Skynyrd seem to be doing a great job keeping
the spirit going and I hope to see it go on.
How did you react to the Sept 11th events ?
I was in shock like the rest of the world.
Do you enjoy the music "Lynyrd Skynyrd", "Allman Brothers Band",
and "Molly Hatchet" play nowadays ?
From what I have heard yes I enjoy it. I also like Govt. Mule