Daily Discovery: Hunter Johnson, “Runaway”

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ARTIST: Hunter Johnson

SONG: Runaway

BIRTHDATE: 9-5-83

HOMETOWN: Phoenix Arizona

CURRENT LOCATION: Nashville TN

AMBITIONS: Create honest music, ride my motorcycle more.

TURN-OFFS: Insincerity

TURN-ONS: My beautiful wife, good loud music, old motorcycles

DREAM GIG: solo acoustic @ Ryman Auditorium

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: My old man

SONG I WISH I WROTE: “Night Moves” Bob Seger

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: my grandpa Johnson, John Bonham, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen, Steve Earle

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Sunny Day Real Estate Marquee Theater Oct 2009

I WROTE THIS SONG: I had 3/4 of this song written for about a month and kept looking for an ending. I found the ending in a lyric from a different tune that I had started writing so I rewrote Runaway with that lyric…I suppose its a song about holding on to love, or trying to hold on.

 

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