Brad Whitford

Additional Info and Facts

WHAT IS YOUR BIRTHDAY?

The 23rd of February

WHAT IS YOUR STAR SIGN?

Pisces

DO YOU HAVE ANY SIBLINGS?

Two brothers - one older, one younger

WHAT IS YOUR PARENTS' OCCUPATION?

My mother is a housewife and my father, who is no longer alive, was a teacher and systems analyst.

WHEN DID YOU FIRST PLAY GUITAR?

I first played guitar at the age of fourteen.

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST BAND?

My first band was Earth Incorporated and I was 16 years of age.

DO YOU PLAY OTHER INSTRUMENTS?

I played trumpet for three years at school.

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST GUITAR?

My father bought me a Japanese Winston, as a gift, when I was fourteen.

WHAT WAS THE FIRST GUITAR THAT YOU BOUGHT?

A Fender Jaguar

WHY DID YOU START TO PLAY THE GUITAR?

I was initially fascinated by the sax; however, once I started to play the guitar, I fell in love with it.

DID YOU EVER HAVE GUITAR LESSONS?

I had one year of lessons when I was 15.

HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU JOINED AEROSMITH?

19 years old

HOW MANY BANDS WERE YOU IN PRIOR TO AEROSMITH?

I was in six bands before I joined Aerosmith.

HOW DID YOU COME TO JOIN AEROSMITH?

Joe and Tom came to see me play in a band called Just In Time. Joe Perry then called me and asked if I would like to join Aerosmith.

WHEN WAS THE FIRST TIME YOU CUT SOMETHING IN THE STUDIO?

The first Aerosmith album that we recorded

WHEN WAS THE FIRST TIME YOU WENT ON TOUR?

The first Aerosmith tour with the Mahavishnu Orchestra

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST AEROSMITH GIG?

The Savage Beast in Vermont

NAME FIVE THINGS THAT NOBODY KNOWS ABOUT YOU?

I love anything with an engine , I collect model cars, I have eight different pets, I collect leather jackets, I am interested in astronomy.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE IN THE WORLD?

Hawaii

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD?

Japanese

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CAR?

Porsche turbo

WHAT IS YOU FAVORITE AEROSMITH SONG?

"Nobody's Fault"

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TV SHOW?

Larry Sanders Show

WHAT MUSIC DO YOU LISTEN TO AT HOME?

Jimi Hendrix, Mozart, Blues, Alice In Chains, Stone Temple Pilots

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MOVIE?

Goodfellas

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE BOOK?

"American Tabloid" by James Ellory

WHAT IS YOUR MOST PRIZED POSSESSION?

My 1959 Les Paul

IF THERE WERE ANYTHING ELSE YOU COULD BE IN THE WORLD WHAT WOULD THAT BE?

A race car driver

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SPORT?

Auto racing

IF THERE IS ANY OTHER TALENT YOU WOULD LIKE TO POSSESS WHAT WOULD THAT BE?

Building/carpentry

IF YOU HAD TO DESCRIBE YOURSELF AS AN ANIMAL WHAT ANIMAL WOULD THAT BE?

An owl