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ABOUT JOHNNY

 JOHNNY LOVETT IS MORE THAN YOUR TYPICAL SINGER THAT STANDS BEHIND A GUITAR AND MICROPHONE STAND... HE'S AN ENTERTAINER... A SHOWMAN IN EVERY SENSE OF THE WORD AND QUITE POSSIBLY ONE OF THE BEST PERFORMING TODAY... SEEING IS BELIEVING...

        FROM THE AGE OF TWO WHEN HE LEARNED THE WORDS TO ELVIS' " HOUND DOG " TO THE FIRST TIME HE PERFORMED BEFORE AN AUDIENCE IN A NASHVILLE TALENT SHOWCASE AT AGE EIGHT, JOHNNY KNEW THAT THE STAGE IS WHERE HE BELONGED. BY AGE ELEVEN JOHNNY HAD HIS FIRST BAND AND BEGAN PERFORMING HIS "LITTLE ELVIS" SHOW IN HIS HOMETOWN OF TEXARKANA, TEXAS AND SURROUNDING CITIES UNTIL HE HAD PLAYED ALL  THAT THE SMALL TOWNS HAD TO OFFER. TO FURTHER HIS BUDDING CAREER JOHNNY AND HIS MOTHER MOVED TO DALLAS, TEXAS. IT DIDN'T TAKE LONG BEFORE THE YOUNG LOVETT STARTED MAKING A NAME FOR HIMSELF PERFORMING EVERYWHERE FROM TEXAS HONKYTONKS TO HOTEL SHOWROOMS TO EVEN PERFORMING THE HALF-TIME SHOW AT THE ONCE FAMED TEXAS STADIUM. FOR ALMOST NINE YEARS JOHNNY WAS THE OFFICIAL ELVIS FOR DALLAS  BASED OLDIES RADIO 98.7KLUV. HAVING THE RADIO STATION WAS A GOD SEND AND BOOSTED HIS POPULARITY ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP. IT WAS AT THAT TIME THAT JOHNNY WAS DOING SHOWS WITH SUCH ARTISTS AS LITTLE RICHARD, CHUCK BERRY, THE BEACH BOYS AND TOMMY JAMES & THE SHONDELLS TO NAME A FEW. BEFORE LONG JOHNNY WAS HEADLINING SHOWS TO SELLOUT CROWDS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY. JOHNNY BEGAN A FOUR MONTH ENGAGEMENT AT JAMES BURTON'S ROCK-N-ROLL CAFE IN SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA. ( JAMES BURTON IS A HALL OF FAMER GUITARIST THAT HAS PLAYED FOR THE LIKES OF RICKY NELSON, JERRY LEE LEWIS, EMMILOU HARRIS AND ELVIS PRESLEY). JOHNNY IS THE ONLY ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTIST THAT HAS BEEN BACKED BY JAMES BURTON. JAMES WAS ALSO QUOTED IN SAYING, " JOHNNY IS A GREAT ENTERTAINER ". WHAT AN HONOR IT WAS, FOR JOHNNY, TO SHARE THE STAGE WITH ONE OF THE GREATEST GUITARISTS IN THE WORLD...

   JOHNNY HAS ALSO HAD A SUCCESSFUL RUN IN THE COUNTRY MUSIC FIELD THANKS TO COUNTRY OUTLAW WILLIE NELSON.  IN 2005 JOHNNY WAS PLACED IN THE LINE-UP OF STARS GATHERED TOGETHER TO MAKE UP WILLIE NELSON'S 4TH OF JULY PICNIC AT BILLY BOB'S TEXAS IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS. THAT SAME YEAR JOHNNY'S FIRST ORIGINAL SINGLE, "THREE FEET TALL" WAS RELEASED THROUGH CRYEN' EYES RECORDS. IN 2007 JOHNNY'S SELF TITLED ALBUM WAS RELEASED. SHORTLY AFTER THAT " COUNTRY MUSIC TELEVISION " (CMT) RECOGNIZED JOHNNY AS HIS OWN ARTIST AND GAVE HIM A PROFILE PAGE ON THEIR WEBSITE AT CMT.COM. JOHNNY LOVETT WAS LISTED RIGHT ALONG WITH THE GREATEST NAMES IN COUNTRY MUSIC. WHAT AN HONOR IT WASFOR HIM. JOHNNY AND HIS BAND "NEON THERAPY" WORKED THE ROAD FOR ALMOST NINE YEARS SHARING THE STAGE AND OR OPENING SHOWS FOR TRAVIS TRITT, WYNONNA, JOSH TURNER AND NEAL MCCOY JUST TO NAME A FEW. THE BAND BROKE UP IN 2011 WHICH LEFT JOHNNY TRYING TO SALVAGE A YEARS WORTH OF SHOWS ALREADY BOOKED. THERE WAS NO REPLACING THE MEMBERS WHO MADE UP THE BAND NEON THERAPY. JOHNNY TOOK TIME OFF AFTER THE DEMISE OF THE BAND.  JOHNNY WAS FORGOTTEN ABOUT QUICKLY IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS UNTIL 2013. HE DECIDED TO GO BACK TO WHERE HE STARTED. PERFORMING THE MUSIC OF THE MAN THAT GOT HIM RECOGNIZED TO START WITH...

  NOW IT'S 2015 AND JOHNNY'S CAREER HAS COME FULL CIRCLE, BACK TO WHERE HE STARTED, SINGING THE SONGS OF ELVIS PRESLEY. THE 33 YEAR VETERAN OF THE STAGE IS ONCE AGAIN PERFORMING HIS " IN REMEMBRANCE OF ELVIS " SHOW AND FANS ARE LOVING IT. JOHNNY STATES, " IT'S THE FANS WHO GOT ME WEARING THE JUMPSUITS AGAIN. WHEN IT COMES DOWN TO IT, IT'S THE FANS THAT MAKE ME WHAT I AM. WITHOUT THEM I'D BE NOTHING. I DON'T DO THIS TO BE GLORIFIED BY ELVIS FANS OR JUST FOR MYSELF.  I DO THIS FOR THE FANS WHO LOVE ELVIS' MUSIC AND WANT TO KEEP HIS LEGACY ALIVE FOR YEARS TO COME "...