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Wax! Crackle! Pop! #76: Johnny Rock N Roll

Tuesday, September 15


You know him. You love him! Rock N Roll’s favorite bad boy, “Johnny.” Often a troublemaker, a renegade, anti-hero or hero… he’ll often keep us calling out his name.



The Ballad Of Johnny Burma by Mission Of Burma from Vs. (1982)
Johnny Johnny Johnny by Shonen Knife from Rock Animals (1993)
Johnny The Fox Meets Jimmy The Weed by Thin Lizzy from Live and Dangerous (1978)
Johnny Was by Stiff Little Fingers from Inflammable Material (1979)

Johny Hit & Run Pauline by X from Los Angeles (1980)
Goodbye Johnny by The Gun Club from Fire Of Love (1981)
Johnny Smiled Slowly by Nikki Sudden from Waiting On Egypt (1982)
Who Did It Johnny? by Wild Man Fischer from An Evening With Wild Man Fischer (1969)
Johnny Thunder by The Kinks from The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (1968)

Come Back Jonee by Devo from Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (1978)
Only A Lad by Oingo Boingo from Oingo Boingo 10″ EP (1980)
Johnny Are You Queer? by Josie Cotton from 12″ single (1981)
Johnny by Suicide from Suicide (1977)
Little Johnny Jewel pts 1 & 2 by Television from 12″ single (1975/1979)

Johnny by Maypole from The Real aka Maypole (1969)
Johnny by Jim Sullivan from Jim Sullivan (1969)
Johnny 99 by Bruce Springsteen from Nebraska (1982)
Johnny B. Goode by The Jimi Hendrix Expereince from Hendrix In The West (1970/1972)
Lost Johnny by Hawkwind from Hall Of The Mountain Grill (1974)
Shooting Star by Bad Company from Straight Shooter (1975)
Johnny Guitar by Peggy Lee from Johnny Guitar soundtrack (1954)


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