Born September 1, 1946 Homney , Oklahoma.
Parents: James A. and Lucille Golden.
Raised in southern Colorado area.
Parents relocated to Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Attended the Steamboat public school system and graduated high school in 1964.
Attended 2 1/2 years of college at The University of Northern Colorado.(at that time Colorado State College)
Began playing Guitar in college bands.
Viet Nam era vet Michael Spent 4 years in the U.S. Navy.
Began full time music career after discharge from the military.
Like most musicians Michael has played many styles and types of music over the last thirty years.

From Rock and Roll to Jazz and from The New Starlite Ramblers to Messianic Praise Music
It has been an interesting and difficult journey.