Timothy Knight: “I Found Me In The Desert”

Timothy Knight: “I Found Me In The Desert”

This is my interview with Timothy Knight, conducted in person on 18 December 2017.

This program is sponsored by LivBar, J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.


Topics Include:

Helped open Ranch Records with Kit Close in 1982, opened Guitar Castle in 1988, music in the valley in the 90s, The Mad Plaids, John Moen & Jeremy Wilson, The Digs, seeing The Doors and other groups, playing with John Fahey & Lee Ranaldo, college & teaching, drifting hippie days, hooking up with John Fahey to start a noise band, Dead Moon and Fred’s passing, Fahey’s death, meeting George Winston, more Fahey stories, trains & literature, other bands, The Bohemian Enclave, Hundred Dollar Jayhawks, Pete’s Place, The Nettles, Mickey Bear, bands shopping from Tim, working for The Boys & Girls Club and other programs, bringing Guitar Castle back, John & Exene’s Show at Guitar Castle, The Paintings, & living in desert in Eastern Oregon

(Here is a short list of the people who have – and in many cases, regularly – shop at Guitar Castle.)

Allman Brothers, X, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Sonic Youth, Beastie Boys, John Fahey, Joe Strummer, Smokey Hormel, Sean Lennon, Tom Waits, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Social Distortion, Mudhoney, Neil Young, Decemberists & Typhoon.

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