On this Steve Farris interview, how his lifelong passion for nature impacted his interest in music, his spirituality, and his views on life… great stories about moving to LA and trying to get his career started, auditioning for Kiss (and the ONLY reason why he didn’t get the gig), how Mr. Mister came together, working with Eddie Money, Player, Tom Dowd, Clive Davis, Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, David Coverdale & Whitesnake, Boz Scaggs, Carlos Santana… his Top 3 career highlights, buying his first piece of recreational land and how this changed his life, the beauty of having wildlife respond to developmental changes you make, his vintage guitars, being comfortable with himself, restoring habitats, and much more.
Steve is a founding member, co writer, co producer & guitarist of the 1980s rock group Mr. Mister. The band was nominated for two Grammy awards and sold over 4 million LPs. As a side man he’s played or recorded with over 150 artists incl Gary Wright, Robin Gibb, Vasco Rossi, Eros Ramazzotti, Kiss, Rod Stewart, Eddie Money, Dolly Parton, Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter, Alice Cooper, Graham Nash, Rick Derringer, Madonna, Whitesnake.
Today, Steve spends his time immersed in hunting, both as a vocation and as a business. He’s involved with design and implementation of wetlands restoration and enhancement, owns and operates a hunting club, and has other land & hunting-related businesses. He’s also filmed & hosted dozens of hunting shows on television and cable networks, both here and abroad.