Grammy Winners Michael McDonald and David Sanborn Support Johnnie Johnson Documentary as featured artists on new recording of “Johnny B. Goode.”
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Three of St. Louis’ most accomplished musicians, Michael McDonald, David Sanborn, and the late Johnnie Johnson are featured on a brand new recording of “Johnny B. Goode”. Digital download sales will pay for music licensing and post-production on the feature length music documentary “Johnnie Be Good” about the life and music of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Johnnie Johnson.
The song can be purchased on CD Baby, iTunes, and Amazon.com, and many other digital download sites.
Directed, produced, and written by veteran tv newscaster and filmmaker Art Holliday, “Johnnie Be Good” tells the story of piano master Johnnie Johnson, one of the founders of rock and roll. Michael McDonald narrates, and the cast includes a who’s who of music and movies: Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Grateful Dead co-founder Bob Weir, the late Bo Diddley, Bonnie Raitt, Ernie Isley, Ian McLagan, Dr. John, blues legend Buddy Guy, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, movie director Taylor Hackford, Bruce Hornsby, former Letterman band leader Paul Shaffer, British acting legend Malcolm McDowell, Oscar winner Lou Gossett Jr., John Sebastian, The Kentucky Headhunters, Chuck Leavell, Conan O’Brien band members Jimmy Vivino, Mike Merritt, and James Wormworth, Johnnie Johnson protege Dona Oxford, and Eddie Money.
Although not well known by the public, Johnnie Johnson is in multiple halls of fame, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Boogie Woogie Hall of Fame, and the Rhythm and Blues Foundation.