At school as a senior, Tom focused on English Literature, and graduated from Willow Glen High School in 1965.
By this time Tom was playing guitar piano and banjo. He used guitar and
piano for his recordings but early memories are of him playing a banjo. He was a huge fan
of the Kingston Trio in the 60s, and began his interest in music by writing and singing in
the folk song genre. At home in San Jose he would sing the folk songs popular at the time.
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