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Writing L.A. pop in the classic '70s style, but adding an extra level of jaded irony to the example of such clear role models as Steely Dan and Fleetwood Mac, Johnnie Newman was actually born in New York City, where his parents met while both were in the cast of the long-running soap opera The Guiding Light. Newman began studying guitar at the age of five and by the age of ten he was playing piano in school recitals; he claims the first two albums he bought were the Beastie Boys... Read more

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