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Shane, Birmingham, MI.  July 19,2002
©2002 Sophia Dilberakis

Name: Shane Fontayne

Instrument(s): Guitar

Birthplace: London, England

Birthday: April 29, 1954

Favorite food: Organic

Current Home: Los Angeles

Favorite childhood toy: Red fire engine

Last book read: The Book of Disquiet , Fernando Pessoa

What guilty pleasure will you admit to? I'm not guilty.  I didn't do it.

Do you speak any languages other than English? Oui!

Whose CD are you currently listening to? My own.  Also, Beyond the Fringe , pre-Python British comedy
Other than the Botti Band, I’ve also played in/with: Bruce Springsteen, Lone Justice, Marc Cohn, Mick Taylor, Johnny Hallyday…and so on.
Musically, I’ve been influenced by: Take a wheel, put the Beatles in the middle and all spokes lead from there.
Other current music projects include: My CD (I’m currently mixing), touring/recording with Marc Cohn and my own solo performances.

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