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I cannot think of any song where Quo only played 3 chords. They pretty much always play 6 chords. In some songs, they even get up to 8. That's a shout out to people who know that they played the 5th and 7th chords.
Years ago, I worked with a guy who admitted that, in his spare time, he made Raga. I was deeply impressed with his mastery of what is, let's face it, a deceptively complicated musical form, until it was pointed out that he had a speech impediment and what he was saying was that he made lager.
Hi, in my experience many of the programmers I've met at companies like Cricket, IDD, Adobe, WildTangent, play musical instruments ... but, those companies ... that "arena" of graphic/drawing software ... perhaps attract creative types (?).
I play guitar ... classical, and (attempt to play) some flamenco, but it's just a "private hobby." I like playing in alternate tunings like: E A D a c e
«There is a spectrum, from "clearly desirable behaviour," to "possibly dodgy behavior that still makes some sense," to "clearly undesirable behavior." We try to make the latter into warnings or, better, errors. But stuff that is in the middle category you don’t want to restrict unless there is a clear way to work around it.» Eric Lippert, May 14, 2008