See the riveting new music video of The Statue from the “Dazed & Confuzed: 21st Century Folksinger” album.
The Statue is a statement about the symbols of racism and violence, the horrible affects of prejudice. See details and classroom lesson plans on the DAZED & CONFUZED page of this website.
Songs of Rural America: The Symphony Concert, look for the expanded broadcast on public radio and public TV nationwide. Click belw to see the premier broadcast as shown on RFD-TV
Take the inventiveness of Bob Dylan, the melodic voice of John Denver, add the showmanship of Garrison Keillor … and that’s Michael Johnathon.” – Bob Spear – Publisher, HEARTLAND REVIEW
Among the throngs of artists in the music world, few have elevated “dreaming” to such a high art form as folksinger Michael Johnathon. He has a successful career as a touring songwriter, author of four published book, playwright of the Walden Play performed in 42 countries, composer of the opera, Woody: For the People, organizer of the national association of front porch musicians called SongFarmers, and as the host of the live audience broadcast of the WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour with a radio audience with over two million listeners each week on 500 public radio stations, public television coast-to-coast, American Forces Radio Network in 173 nations and now on the RFD-TV Network nationwide (read the long form bio)
Available Now in a 3 CD Special
Dazed & Confuzed
WoodSongs 4 Book & CD
176-page book and full album, coming in June 2019
Songs of Rural America – full album
Performed with The Ohio Valley Symphony as seen on national TV, coming July 2019 DETAILS CLICK HERE
KIDS! MOUSIE HIWAY: The Adventures of BANJO MOUSE IN Appalachia: Order the book and CD now that introduces bluegrass music and acoustic instruments to kids 3-12 years old. Fully illustrated with a story based on the song “Mousie HiWay” that takes kids on a musical journey through the Appalachian mountains as he forms the Mousie HiWay Band. To see the story, hear the song Mousie HiWay and pre-order information click here
We hate war, we hate fighting, we are tired of all the shooting … THE DREAM is a song about our world finally at peace recorded with four children choirs in English, French, Spanish and Russian plus a 61-piece symphony. To HEAR “The Dream” CLICK HERE