As Long As Ive Got You - Kevin Johnson - In The Quiet Corners Of My Mind
Label: Festival Records - C 25204 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: Australia • Genre: Pop, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Vocal, Ballad
Kevin Stephen Johnson [ 1 ] bornRockhamptonQueensland [ 2 ] is an Australian singer-songwritermost active in the s, and is best known for his song "Rock and Roll I Gave You the Best Years of My Life", which peaked at 4 on the Australian singles charts. Johnson moved to the United States and wrote songs for Tree International for two years while vainly attempting to record his own songs.
According to a interview with music journalistDebbie Kruger :. Johnson wrote about a singer recalling his childhood dream of being a star and followed his life through his musical work, with some close breaks until he is faced with the ultimate realisation that he is not destined to become a star.
It ends on an upbeat note from the would-be celebrity proclaiming "I thank the lord for giving me the little that I knew". According to rock music historianIan McFarlaneit is one of the most covered songs written by an Australian with 27 different artists recording it in alone.
Some cover artists, including Mac Davis, leave out the lyric " I'd never be a star" for a happier ending. The Full Wiki Search: Advertisements.
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Where Did They Get that Song? Australian Rock Database. Magnus Holmgren. Categories: births Australian musicians Australian singer-songwriters Living people People from Rockhampton, Queensland. Got something to say?
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It was recorded soon after Kevin Johnson advised his publisher and label in Nashville that he was about to leave them to record the song himself, as he had submitted it without any outcome. Your name. Your email address.
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