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Jack Johnson
Jack Johnson

Q: Where did you grow up?
A: On the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii

Q: When did you start playing guitar?
A: I started playing when I was 14.

Q: What was the first song you learned on the guitar?
A: I learned two at the same time: "One" by Metallica and "Father and Son" by Cat Stevens.

Q: What did you do before you put out Brushfire Fairytales?
A: I made surf films.

Q: What are some of your favorite Surf Movies?
A: The Seedling, Litmus, Filthy Habbits, Blazing Boards, Bunyip Dreaming, Green Iguana, and Endless Summer.

Q: Who are some of your (musical) influences?
A: I dig Nick Drake, The Beatles, Hendrix, Tribe Called Quest, Dylan, Ben Harper, Radio Head, G. Love and Special Sauce, Otis Redding, Neil Young, Marley, Kurosawa, Tom Curren and so on.

Q: List the 5 cds your listening to now?
A: any of the Trojan dub compilations, "Night Nurse" - Gregory Isaacs, "Yoshimi..." - Flamming Lips, "Giant Step" - Taj Mahal, and Mason Jennings.

--- from the official Jack Johnson website

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On And On
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