Embrace Your Local Soft Rock Station
Born on a freight train in 1932 to a renown traveling apothecary couple, Bootsy Q. Spankins spent his childhood in poverty. By the age of 16, 'Spank' found himself making rental payments by selling homemade lint balls that shared the likeness of Charles Nelson Reilly's face. The fact remained that it was 1948, and Charles Nelson Reilly did not reach super-stardom until 1973's 'Match Game.' Spankins, for the first of countless occasions, was well ahead of his time. At the ripe age of 20, Bootsy Spankins randomly decided to carve his own guitar out of one piece of wood - strings included. At 25, 'Boots' began making a name for himself by performing original music in the Toms River, NJ, club circuit. Within 14 years, he released 67 albums. Miraculously, not one of them featured a duet with Paul Anka. In 1962, after gaining his private investigation degree, Bootsy Spankins, P.I., called it quits and unexpectedly hung up his guitar - antiquating a recording career that has been praised by many as 'a recording career.' He has only been seen by the public on two occasions since - both times performing at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ, under false stage names 'Clark Schless' and 'Pooch de Lazarches.' Legend has it that Spankins, P.I., has not aged one bit. 'He looks like a 26-year-old skinny Irish kid from the Jersey Shore,' claims Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner. Wenner also notes, 'When the Rolling Stones die, and I'm done trying to convince them all to let me give them blow jobs, I will turn my lonely eyes to Bootsy Spankins, P.I.' 'Embrace Your Local Soft Rock Station' is the first album by Bootsy Spankins, P.I. It is a collection of 7 songs that encompass the pain of living in suburban New Jersey.