JOHNNY BARBATO

JOHNNY WAS BORN AND RAISED NEW ORLEANS LA. , WITH  A TASTE OF COON ASS BOOGIE FROM BIRTH , OF WHICH HE HAS SPREAD AROUND THE GULF COAST AND COUNTRY FOR DECADES.A SEASONED SONGWRITER , A GUTSY SINGER , AND AN ACCOMPLISHED MUSICIAN , JOHNNY HAS GIVEN BIRTH TO TWO GOOD RECORDS .
 

LOUISIANA BOOGIE , WHICH IS A  RECORD OF SOUNDS AND GROVES OF THE FRENCH QUATER THAT REMAIN SO CLOSE TO JOHNNYS BEING . THE SONGS ARE ALL VERY BLUES BASED , COLORED WITH GREAT MUSICIANSHIP 

NO PAIN NO GAIN , WAS A REFLECTION OF THE OUTLAW YEARS , VERY AUTOBIOGRAPICAL , THE OVERTONES ARE SOUTHERN ROCK , AND AGAIN SOMEWHAT BLUES BASED.


JOHNNY BEGAN HIS CAREER AS A SONGWRITER, SINGING OF HIS LIFE AND BAD DECISIONS .
HIS EARLY HEROS WERE KEN LAMBERT , JAY HAWKINS AND JIMMY LOUIS ALL VERY ACCOMPLISHED ARTIST THAT JOHNNY WOULD LATER CALL FRIEND. 
THIS ALL TOOK PLACE IN THE INFANT STAGES OF FLORABAMA, LONG BEFORE IT BECAME THE ICON IT IS TODAY
THERE JOHNNY CUT HIS TEETH ON SONGWRITING SURROUNDED BY A HOST OF GREAT WRITERS.

THEN CAME THE LUCKY DOGGS  AN ACT THAT WOULD ALLOW JOHNNY MUSCLE WHILE STILL PURSUING SONGWRITING .
THE BAND HAS NOW SPANNED SOME 30 YEARS.

A THREE TIME WINNER OF MOBILE BLUES SOCIETY'S IBC BLUES CHALLENGE . JOHNNY HAS CERTAINLY BEEN A ONTENDER ON THE WORLDS BLUES STAGES IN MEMPHIS AND THROUG OUT THE SOUTH.

JOHNNY HAS HAD SEVERAL LABELS AND A GREAT CAREER BY MOST STANDARDS AND IS POISED AND READY TO RELEASE A NEW RECORDS , AND WITH A HOST OF NEW SONGS ALL IN MORE OF THE AMERICANA RANGE DUSTED WITH A LITTLE FLARE OF SOUTHERN SOUL.

JOHNNY AND THE LUCKY DOGGS ARE FRESH AND READY , BE SURE TO CATCH A SHOW SOON !






 
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