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Jamey Johnson

Jamey Johnson grew up in a strict religious household, so it came as a surprise to his parents when he started playing music at an early age. By junior high, Johnson was adept at playing a variety of instruments and had music theory down pat. After an eight-year stint in the U.S. Marine Reserves, Johnson moved to Nashville to concentrate on music. Although he had a variety of day jobs, Johnson played music at night and eventually made contact with a circle of friends who got him "regular" work singing on their demos. Eventually Johnson signed to BNA and in early 2006 released his debut, The Book. With a hit single ("The Dollar") under his belt, Johnson hit the road -- and partied hard. Things started to unravel, first when his wife divorced him and then further when his record label dropped him. Lost and in shock, Johnson cut himself off from friends and family and became a recluse, writing smash hits for George Strait ("Give It Away") and Trace Adkins ("Honky Tonk Badonkadonk") to pass the time. In 2008, Johnson returned to the spotlight with the release of his sophomore effort, That Lonesome Song, a battered collection of songs dealing with loss, growing pains and regret.

Jamey Johnson Concert Films

  • Life & Songs Of Kris Kristofferson

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 1 hr 30 min

    The Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson concert film includes performances from the historic, one-night concert event on March 16, 2016 at the Bridgetsone Arena that honored the songs of one of the most beloved musical heroes of our time, considered a true songwriters’s songwriter. Produced by Blackbird Presents blackbirdpresents.com
     
     
  • One More For the Fans: Celebrating The Songs & Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Various Artists

    Year: 2014

    Runtime: 1 hr 44 min

    Lynyrd Skynyrd One More For The Fans was filmed on November 12, 2014 as an extraordinary collection of artists came together at the historic Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA to perform and celebrate the songs of Lynyrd Skynyrd, one of the most influential bands of our time. This unique concert event centered around performances by Lynyrd Skynyrd and features performances by music legends and young talent, culled from multiple genres including Classic Rock, Country and Americana with Trace Adkins, Alabama, Gregg Allman, Blackberry Smoke, Cheap Trick, Charlie Daniels, Peter Frampton, Gov’t Mule, Warren Haynes, John Hiatt, Randy Houser, Jason Isbell, Jamey Johnson, Aaron Lewis, moe., O.A.R., Robert Randolph and Donnie Van Zant all coming together to perform songs from Lynyrd Skynyrd’s extensive catalog of music. Highlights include a special rendition of “Travelin’ Man” with Johnny Van Zant singing along with an archival video of his late brother, Ronnie performing, as well as a rousing rendition of “Sweet Home Alabama” with Skynyrd inviting the entire star-studded line-up up on stage to perform along side them. Produced by Blackbird Presents blackbirdpresents.com
     
     
  • Outlaw: Celebrating the Music of Waylon Jennings

    Various Artists

    Year: 2015

    Runtime: 1 hr 18 min

    On July 6, 2015, a collection of music’s legendary outlaws and rising superstars came together for a once-in-a-lifetime concert in Austin, Texas, to celebrate the life of country music legend Waylon Jennings. The concert included performances by Willie Nelson, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kris Kristofferson, Toby Keith, Alison Krauss, Kacey Musgraves, Ryan Bingham, Jamey Johnson, Lee Ann Womack, Shooter Jennings, Buddy Miller, Jessi Colter, Robert Earl Keen, and Bobby Bare. Produced by Blackbird Presents blackbirdpresents.com
     
     
  • We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash

    Various Artists

    Year: 2012

    Runtime: 1 hr 18 min

    We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash was recorded live on Friday, April 20, 2012 at The Moody Theater in Austin, TX. The special concert and 80th-birthday tribute to Johnny Cash featured incredible artists like Brandi Carlile, Buddy Miller, Jamey Johnson, Kris Kristofferson, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Willie Nelson, and many others.