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My Musical Heritage. Why Spanish Guitar and what Paco Pena asked me on Tour?

Albert Parkes, Cecil Parkes, Milton Parkes

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Some of you may wonder if I have Spanish Heritage as I perform Spanish Music. As it turns out my Great Grandfather Albert Parkes was of Spanish origin, a generation before, on both his mother and father’s side, according to his wife Lillian’s sister.  Perhaps this explains his small stature and striking appearance.  He passed […]