In 1969 I finished school. The
Fholks called me and invited me to take the place of their
former guitarist. They were older than me and had done the rounds.
They'd even jammed with Jimi Hendrix and subsequently
he had given them opportunity to open his show at Teatro
Brancaccio. I jumped at the chance, enthusiastically.
In the three years that followed there were lots of concerts, a
record contract with the Ricordi label, a first single. Things began
to evolve. I began writing my first songs. Cerchi,
the B side of the Fholks single was written by myself and Topel.
Maurizio Vanelli of Equipe 84, who produced it,
signed it because we were not yet enrolled in the writers’