Biography-Lee Johnson Songs
First, Lee Johnson is a multi award winning singer/songwriter, musician and producer. Lee’s influences delve deep into the roots of rock, folk, country, bluegrass, blues, reggae/island, and more. His writing style is geared towards compelling hooks, emotional connection, crafted lyrics, and melodies that stick in your head! Lee likes to have FUN at shows, using “Live Looping” which allows him to improvise lead guitar licks seamlessly over “in the pocket” rhythmic progressions. Fans have commented recently that Lee’s live performances displayed “outstanding, rare talent”, and “a gift to listen to”. Scroll down to see “Discography” with some fun news about some of Lee’s songs released by other artists!
Lee Johnson Songs Awards:
Here is a partial summary. Lee’s songs won 1st Place in June 2016 Akademia Music Awards for Best Country Rock Song, 1st Place in Richard Leigh Songwriter Fest May 2016, and 1st and 2nd Place in Durango Songwriters Expo “WWAHM” Feb 2014! Also, Lee’s song “How We Roll” aired on ABC’s “Nashville” 12/4/13. In addition, Lee’s songs won 1st Place in “Show Me the Music” Nov 2013, 1st Place “Smokey Mnt Songwriter Fest” Aug 2013, 1st Place in SongU “Golden Ticket” May 2013, Broadjam’s Date with a Publisher April 2012, 1st Place “Hillbilly Culture” June 2012, 1st Place NSAI “Hitsville” April 2011 and 1st Place Durango Songwriters Expo “WWAHM” Feb 2010. These are different songs with different co writers. Results have included song deals with Major Label Publishers, and co writes with Hit Writers.
More Biography Info:
More info about Biography-Lee Johnson Songs: In addition, Lee has secured several film tv placements with recordings made in his protools home studio. Also, Lee has been making regular trips to Nashville and LA, for 10 years and has forged many great relationships with friends, co writers, music industry professionals, publishers and mentors. Lee has 20+ yrs FT music instruction experience, and 25+ years of performances. Lee is Coordinator for N. CO NSAI. Previously, Lee toured nationally, released 2 CD’s with “Runaway Truck Ramp” 1998-2003. See “Rolling Stone” Sept 1999. Lee opened for “Peter Rowan”, “Tony Rice”, “John Cowan of Newgrass Revival”, “Leftover Salmon”, “String Cheese Incident”, “Yonder Mountain String Band”, “Derek Trucks”, “Moe” and more! http://www.leejohnsonsongs.com http://www.reverbnation.com/leejohnsonsongs http://www.facebook.com/leejohnsonsongs and social media @leejohnsonsongs
Lee has multiple songs signed with Major Label Publishers. In addition, Lee was signed as a staff writer to a publishing deal with “Lyric House” in Denver CO in 2014-2015, with focus on film tv placements. http://www.lyrichouseco.com
Lee’s songs have been pitched by several Major Label Nashville publishers including ole, Hori Pro, Zavitson, Washington St, Demolition Music, Green Hills Music and others. Partial list of co-writers include staff writers and artists Jeff Silbar, Brice Long, Bucky Jones, John Pardi, Andy Wills, Frank Maroney, Dan Demay, Dillon Charmichael, Nancy Faber, Scott Miller, Mitch Townley, Lorrie Caplan, Warren Sellers, and more. Finally, Lee also has many ongoing relationships with unsigned artists and writers.
-“Dancin’ On The Edge” single released by artist AM/FM Nashville June 2017
-“This Ol T Shirt”cut by Artist James Stewart Keene, debut at #22 International Mainstream Country Music Chart Top 40 Radio May 2017
-“Can’t Put You Down” cut by Artist James Stewart Keene, debut #36 in Australian top 40 radio Dec 2016.
– “Numbered” released by Artist Billy Kelly 2016
-Every Shade Of Beautiful released by artist Billy Kelly 2016
-Music To My Eyes released by artist Sol Knopf album “Rehoboth Beach” 2016
– “I’ve Already Fallen” released by Swiss artist http://sevenloons.ch 2016
-I Cant Love You Anymore by artist Hannah Richardson 2016
– “Can’t Put You Down” cut by David Dykins 2016
-“Can’t Put You Down” cut by Kenny Scharlatt 2015
-Can’t Put You Down” cut by James Stewart Keene 2015
–“Back Porch Boogie” cut by Swiss Artist “Nada Cowboys” 2015
–“How We Roll” placed in ABC Hit TV Show “Nashville”
(episode before season finale Dec 2013)
–“How We Roll” cut by Artist “Greg Knight” 2013
–This Feels Good” single cut by Artist “Lost Highway” album “This Feels Good” 2013
–“High Heels” cut by Ottowa Idol Winner, Artist Ally Mayson Album “High Heels”2013
–“Numbered” cut by Artist Brad Puckett 2013
–“Numbered” cut by Artist Southern Drawl Band 2013
“That Forever Look cut by Courtney Darwin 2013
–“Fragile” and other home produced tracks, placed on cable TV show Animal Planet 2012
–Other cuts and holds pending