Sounds Like: Guy Clark
Bio: Johnny is a guitar and mandolin picker and singer/songwriter from Boise, Idaho. Born in Brooklyn, NY, his journey from there to Idaho provided ample source material for songs which he eventually started putting on paper. After running Boise's local guitar shop for 26 years as well as playing solo...See Full Bio
“Johnny Shoes consistently finds a way to explore overworked subject matter in an imaginative way. With topics that other songwriters have worn out, he digs deeper to wring out lost morsels of truth. These shrewd songwriting skills are combined with a penetrating musical sensibility and impeccable technique on guitar and mandolin. His song “Whisper in the Wind” is among the very best ever written about Idaho.”
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