Stumps and Dynamite
Pontiaxe music is shaped by such influences as the M.C. 5, Bob Seger, Grandfunk, Parliament Funkadelics, ZAPPA, Herbie Hancock, Alvin Lee, Deep Purple, Tangerine Dream, Autobahn, Chick Corea, Spirit, Soft Machine and with deep roots in the Blues. John Lee Hooker, Howlin wolf Dr, John, Pats Domino and Freddy King, Some of our best inspiration also comes from classical music, Dvorak, Mahler and Bach. AND of course all gifts of beauty comes from the creator the GREAT I AM. We all know where it comes from, don't we? Terry, who writes the structures was born in Pontiac MI in 1953. Like so many others, his parents, George and Anita Holland Penland came to Pontia to work for GM. Pops got on Fisher Body and stayed for 30 years. The man on the guitar, Mr. Dean was born in Baltimore and raised in Philly. Relocating to Franklin, NC after his stint in the Army where he was stationed in Germany. The two, Terry and Dean met in 1970 in Franklin. This was also the hometown of the Penlands. On their first meeting a group of wildys went to Tallulah Gorge. OH Boy! Thirty nine years later they're still jamming. It's a rare day when two kindred spirts cross paths and make the connection like we have. Spreading a little love so, come and get a little love from Pontiaxe. Bless your hearts!