Damon Johnson Biography And Wikipedia
Damon Johnson is a renowned American guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist. he is presently a member of Thin Lizzy and a solo artist.
Damon Johnson’s Age And Birthday
He was born on the 13th of July 1964 in Macon, Georgia, United States. His birth sign is Cancer and as of 2023, he is turning 59 years old.
Damon Johnson Height And Weight
Despite being a public figure, Damon has kept many details private regarding himself. Details regarding his height, weight as well as other body measurements are under review.
Damon Johnson Family
Damon was born in Maco, Georgia, United States. Nonetheless, no detailed information is publicly available hence it’s hard to be certain of the identity of his parents and whether he has any siblings. This section is under review.
Damon Johnson Wife
At present Johnson’s relationship status is unclear. Nevertheless, he was married to Lyda Johnso with whom he has a daughter named Jolene Lucinda.
Damon Johnson Education
He attended his grade school in Monroeville, Alabama. While there he became obsessed with the guitar and formed his first garage band, called Renegade, with other 8th-grade friends, Pat Buskill, Mac Baker, Allen Nettles, and Troy Dobbins. Later on, he moved with his family to Geraldine, Alabama where he graduated his high school.
Damon Johnson Career
Growing up while playing in various bands in the northeast Alabama area. He played with Pat Upton’s band Headline to large crowds in Upton’s bar, P.J.’s Alley in Guntersville, for three years.
Split the Dark was a very popular act on the Southeast US college club circuit, and had won the MTV “Basement Tapes” competition in 1986 but failed to secure a record deal. He would later get his first taste of “bands with record deals” as the guitarist for the Atlanta, Georgia band Witness in 1988, and with the Memphis, Tennessee band, Delta Rebels, in 1989.
During this time he also performed with the bands Chinatown (with Eric Dover) and Chyld. It was with Chyld that Johnson garnered the attention of the A&R at Virgin Records. After securing a developmental deal in November 1990, the label eventually persuaded Johnson to take over the lead vocal position, and change the band’s name to Brother Cane.
In 2004, Damon Johnson was chosen to join Alice Cooper’s band. He co-wrote and co-recorded the songs for Alice Cooper’s album Dirty Diamonds. He toured with the group before quitting to devote himself to his new band, Whiskey Falls. Cooper is also recognized for playing a significant role in Johnson’s favored game of golf, as the two played countless rounds of golf together while touring the globe for years.
From July 22, 2021, Johnson joined Lynyrd Skynyrd as a temporary replacement for Gary Rossington, who is recovering from emergency heart surgery. He is also performing acoustic sets with The Get Ready as support at some concerts on the tour. Johnson announced that Brother Cane would be reuniting for live shows in 2022, followed by a full tour in 2023.
Johnson’s Net Worth
Being a veteran American singer, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter has enabled Damon to gain a net worth estimated between $ 2 million to $3 million.