Steve Hunter was born in Decatur Ilinois in 1948, at age 19 he was drafted into the army and deployed to Okinawa where he worked as an x-ray tech in the air vac hospital. Having learned to play the lap steel from eight years old he had moved on to guitar and continued to play as much as he could whilst in the army. Once back at home he began to forge a reputation as a gifted player and since the 70’s he has been contributing his expertise, style and tone to other people’s albums. Starting with Mitch Ryder in 1971 and moving on to record and or tour with Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed, Alice Cooper, Julian Lennon, Bette Midler and Tracy Chapman to name a few. He has had a longstanding working relationship and friendship with legendary record producer Bob Ezrin since those early albums, which continues today.