David John began in music playing Coronet at age 9. He became a well paid professional drummer at 15. Roots include early Electronic experimental artform. Has been a gifted Lyric and Prose writer with a commercial edge which led him to writing for ABC Radio affiliates and Jingle houses SINCE 1992. Well educated in CLS (Ctitical Listening Situation) Pro Audio without having to waste time in a Radio Shack or some hokey Music store has been a bllessing. Self taught on Piano since 20 has been the icing on the cake. Has worked in Europe several times as well as Tokyo and Jamaica have been great experience have really helped... His original Songs have been played in over 90 countries. .
NEW SONGS WRITTEN: JIMMY REBEL & THE TEXAN STRANGERS project 2012/2013 soon will shock the house ROCKIN' COUNTRY GARAGE BAND meets 1960's Rolling Stones meets Bass Dub Techno! WILD WEST LYRICS with BANGKOK, THAILAND 2008-2012 influenced street raps UNIQUE HYBRID SOUND!
American Forces Radio Network Interview (Jim Pewter Show), MTV Video Productions, Top 10 CMJ Pick Hit, L A Songwriters 3 day workshop-1st place in Lyrics ("Loner Lover Man") now updated to "Your Texas Loving Man" by Jimmy Rebel & The Texan Strangers.
Wrote some jingles for ABC Radio that had good airplay. Had own group on six European labels incl. RCA, Pinnacle, Rhino. Handles many facets including, Clairvoyant Music/BMI as self publishing entity...
There really aren't any that I know of. Sh-ggy has taken some of my Reggae atmospheres when I used to work in Yard (Kingston). Therefore, I have a lot of Dance Hall songs that make people think I nicked from him. Ha! [NO BS!]
Paul Hardcastle, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Matt Bianco, Panhead, Frankie Vincent, Bill Laswell, David Bowie, Sean Bonniwell & the Music Machine, Eddie Cochran, Abdul Ali Slimani. Roxy Music...
Drummer on the road from 17-24 years old. Always wrote songs on guitar and paper since 14. Started piano on my own at 20. studio musician at 25. Universal Studios to TV shows as Drummer. Did several albums as drummer. Became quasi Rockabilly Front man touriing with Missing Persons and Canned Heat. American Forces Radio Interview because of my (Vanity) Rockabilly Record-it got airplay in 90 countries. DJ'ed in Japan and Caribbean for some time. Got serious with song writing in a POP, synth, Dance Music desire as well as a passion for Dance-Hall Reggae as well as much World Music, but not all. Most music is lame. Mine has got to be Action-Packed or screw it. It's the 21st century so music should be very hip by now. That's what I do For complete BIO see www.clearmindresearch.org Sincerely djc . . .