About Andy J. Forest
ANDY J. FOREST was born in Washington State in 1955. His family moved to Southern California where he grew up in the Pasadena area. At the age of 16 he quit school and went to Hawaii where he survived by picking shell fish on the coastal cliffs and selling them to the Japanese fish merchants, cleaning Hotels and picking pineapple on the Dole plantation.
Upon returning to the mainland he studied violin and harmonica. A six month trip to the Virgin Islands after hitchhiking to New York added to the resume of already some 30 jobs he'd had Read more on Last.fm