Johnny’s Got a New Band
The call went out in January 1979 for competent musicians interested in auditioning for a Philadelphia rock band to back former singer/songwriter/ guitarist/bassist and co-founder of Johnny’s Dance Band, one Johnny Jackson. By an act of God, Read the rest. . .
Released in February 2016, Dues offers nine songs originating from Johnny’s Country persuasions. “Life on the Farm,” written in 1970 while living in a barn, later became a Johnny’s Dance Band classic while Barkin’ – circa 1979, is a remake of the popular Boomer tune. The rest come squarely off the top of his story-telling head 2002–2004. So, why “Dues?” Fair question, not an easy answer so, let’s just leave it at “paid in full!”