RED JOHNSON began his musical
career in the 50's as a Singer-Songwriter, writing songs for DAVE DUDLEY
(Taxi-cab Driver), Rex Allen (The Voice) & Hank Thompson among others, as a
staff writer for Tree International (now Sony) Publishing Company in
In 1964 with a tribute song namely, "There's a Grand Ole Opry Show Playing
Somewhere" written for Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, Hank Williams, Johnny
Horton and others who were killed in a rash of plane crashes and car wrecks
about that time, Red scored a hit on Capitol Records and was included in
"The World Of Country Music" album along with Glen Campbell, Wanda Jackson,
Tex Ritter & 20 other stars who were Capitol recording artists at that time.
Red is a member of The Rock & Country Hall of Fame, The National Traditional
Hall of Fame and was Twice named Male Vocalist of the Year in the Fame
Awards at the International Civic Center, in Pharr, Texas.
Red is a Charter Member of the CMA and featured in the Country Music Book of
Who's Who in 1966 and again in 1970. He was a guest on the Renfro Valley
Barn Dance in Renfro Valley, Kentucky and is a highly requested performer on
"The Midwest Country Show" from Sandstone, Minnesota where he is often
featured on the RFD Channel. He recently received Star Billing at "The
Branson Star Theater" in Branson, Missouri.
Red writes most of the songs he performs and has recorded 10 albums
including such songs as, "Sunday Will Come again", "I'll See You In The
Morning" and his highly proclaimed, "Veterans Day".
Reds shows include many sing-a-long songs as well as tear-jerkers but mostly
Love Songs that will have you holding hands. Be prepared to laugh a lot and
cry a little but most of all have a GREAT time.
I will work with your band, my
or to tapes.