Back to Work on Johnnie Be Good

It’s been awhile since I’ve updated the progress of JOHNNIE BE GOOD. That’s because there wasn’t much good news to report and I needed to get my mojo back. I even got a couple of emails asking if the project had been cancelled. JBG hit a rough stretch of road, full of potholes and speed bumps, untimely deaths, and investors who changed their minds. But that’s in the rearview mirror now and I’m back to work, ready to finish what i started.

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Johnnie Be Good Executive Producer Dies

George Hickenlooper passes away at 47

I was saddened by the news that my executive producer George Hickenlooper died in his sleep October 30 in Denver. The last time I spoke to George, during the summer, he was so encouraging to me. He said he was impressed by my tenacity and the interviews I had obtained and he said he wanted to do whatever he could to help JBG succeed.

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Conan Musicians Performing Sept. 19 at Sheldon

Fundraising Concert for the Completion of JOHNNIE BE GOOD

Before they joined Conan O’Brien’s band, guitarist Jimmy Vivino, bassist Mike Merritt, and drummer James Wormworth toured internationally and recorded with Johnnie Johnson. These world class musicians will perform at The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, for “Johnnie’s Jam: A Tribute to Johnnie Johnson,” a fundraiser for the final stages of the music documentary JOHNNIE BE GOOD.

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