American rock guitarist, songwriter and pilot Steve J. Morse was born on July 28, 1954 in Hamilton, Ohio, the United States. He began his music career playing in the band “Dixie Grit”. They played covers for Led Zeppelin, Cream and other bands in pubs and coffeehouses. The band was a shot-lived act and they soon disbanded. Morse and his partner Andy West formed a new band “Dixie Dregs”. The band has reached the considerable popularity but they split in 1984. At that time, Morse decided to embark on solo career and created Steve Morse Band. He released his debut solo album The Introduction in 1984. You can download this album by Steve Morse in mp3 from our site. His solo career was not long and he went on playing with Kansas. At the end of the 1980s, Morse was working as a commercial co-pilot. Right now, he is a guitarist of the band Deep Purple.