Johnny Roy recently visited and met Mr. Walter Tore - inventor of Spontobeat, as a one man band - creating his own original spontaneous songs on the spot, never t be repeated again In this YouTube video, Johnny sings a Little Willie John classic titled Home At Last. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=904FlfYd_vU&feature=channel Also, there are several other videos of Johnny sitting in with Walter on his youtube channel. https://www.youtube.com/profile?user=waltertore&view=videos The party was…Read more
Johnny Roy & The RubTones was captured on video at Wha Bah in Bowling Green KY in Fall of 2008! Catch it HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zja6wmgB4A
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Did I tell you the story about how Sean and I offered our drummer Jim at the crossroads?? Here is the story taken from the liner notes of our CD "Call Johnny Roy!!" Rolling on into Mississippi from Memphis on Hwy61 at midnight...Driving past the brightly lit casino billboards advertising The Greatest Elvis Impersonator In The World! Driving a little deeper in and as the Delta gets flatter, the mood gets darker along with the road. Not really knowing, and often wondering - Where is that legendary…Read more
Rubtones CD Release Party (and More!) Hello friends! In the two weeks since our CD came out we have had a CD Release Party @ our home base Cheapside Bar which, with guest artist appearances by Patty butcher, Mark Dryden, live wire guitar killer Tee Dee Young, Pat Morley, Jacobo Aragon, Michael Anderson, and an anonymous sax player who calls himself Reverend Ray, the party was everything we had hoped it would be. The bar was packed!! We sold some CDs, gave away some CDs along with gag gifts based on…Read more
Well, The long, hard remixing sessions are over. Bob's magical mastering is done! We have all the artwork and paperwork together. Kathy Ridl has sent the master artwork templates to Disk Makers. Look for a release of the new RubTones CD titled "Call Johnny Roy" in late April. Liner notes are complete with the story of how we offered our drummer Jim at a Clarksdale Crossroads in hopes of having a great recording session the next day !! CD Release Party at Cheapside Bar & Grill, May 20/21, 2005.
In early August 2004, Johnny Roy &The RubTones ventured down to Clarksdale Mississippi to the James Mathus Delta Recording Studio and recorded a full CD featuring at least seven original blues written by Johnny, along with some great, not overplayed blues classics from Little Willie John, Junior Parker, Wynonie Harris, etc... The CD still needs to be mixed and mastered, along with art production, etc.. The mastering will be done by former Motown legend Bob Olhsson, who now resides in Nashville. Look for a…Read more