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Jay Jesse Johnson | Down the Hard Road

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Down the Hard Road

by Jay Jesse Johnson

An exuberant blues rock testament, full of blistering guitar work and soulful songwriting.
Genre: Blues: Blues-Rock
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1. Down the Hard Road
Jay Jesse Johnson Band
5:06 album only
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2. Anyway the Wind Blows
Jay Jesse Johnson Band
5:10 album only
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3. The Blues Is a Damn Sad Thing
Jay Jesse Johnson Band
5:51 album only
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4. Born Under a Bad Sign
Jay Jesse Johnson Band
4:28 album only
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5. Drive Me Home
Jay Jesse Johnson Band
5:05 album only
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6. Tears of the Angels
Jay Jesse Johnson Band
6:11 album only
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7. Guilty of the Blues
Jay Jesse Johnson Band
4:47 album only
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8. Bull in the Barn
Jay Jesse Johnson Band
2:33 album only
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9. Beer Bottle Blues
Jay Jesse Johnson Band
4:26 album only
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10. The Messiah Will Come Again
Jay Jesse Johnson Band
5:16 album only
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Jay Jesse Johnson's new album, "Down The Hard Road" is an exuberant blues rock testament full of blistering guitars and soulful songwriting. Johnson and his band deliver the goods. A musical powerhouse featuring Reed Bogart on bass, Jeff Smokey Donaldson on drums and Lee Evans on hammond B-3.

Johnson has been featured with Robert Cray, Canned Heat and Joe Bonamassa in The Blues Magazine’s cover CD, “The Next Generation Of Blues Superstars," as well Classic Rock Magazine’s CD “Blues Breakers” (The Hottest In New Blues Rock.)

Along with the many recordings that Jay Jesse Johnson has appeared on, his 1st solo album “Strange Imagination”, released in 2004, set the stage for his back to the roots, blues/rock ascent. It was followed by “I’ve Got An Axe To Grind” that featured Charlie Huhn on vocals (Foghat/Gary Moore).

In 2009, Johnson's third solo album, “Play That Damn Guitar” was released on Grooveyard Records and in 2012, Johnson was signed to Mike Varney’s Shrapnel Records/Blues Bureau International with the release of “Run With The Wolf”.

Jay Jesse Johnson has shared the stage with guitar greats, Johnny Winter, Robin Trower, Walter Trout, Rick Derringer, Pat Travers Tinsley Ellis as well as super groups, Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Foghat and Jefferson Starship to name a few.

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