John Anthony Frusciante was born on March 5, 1970, in New York. He became interested in rock music at an early age. After his parents divorced, John and his mother moved to California when he was seven. When he was nine, his stepfather offered him his first acoustic guitar. John taught himself how to play guitar...See full bio »
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(writer: "Give It Away", "Suck My Kiss", "Under the Bridge", "Scar Tissue", "Around the World", "Otherside", "Californication", "Road Trippin'", "By the Way", "The Zephyr Song", "Can't Stop", "Universally Speaking", "Soul to Squeeze")
Well, it was put to me by "that guy" [the guardian spirit] when I was, like, four. So I went into my parents' record collection and found a rock'n'roll compilation. And when my mom asked if I wanted to move to L.A., I said, "Yeah," because I knew that was where the rock stars were. I was seven. Then when I found punk and listened to the Germs...
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December, 2009: officially left Red Hot Chili Peppers for the second time and was replaced by his friend and collaborator Josh Klinghoffer.
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