Country Johnny Mathis’ contributions to Classic Country Music and Traditional Country are undeniable. You would be hard pressed to find another artist whose credits to the Country Music genre that equal Johnny’s. Although he seemed on the verge many times in his career of that breakout moment of achieving the status of “icon” or “legend”, he developed a cult following of fans that love Classic Country and Traditional Country music. A following that continues to grow each year!
He hit the charts multiple times as an artist, had 10 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees record his music (and many other artists), shared the big stages of the Louisiana Hayride, Grand Ole Opry and other venues, TV shows and performance halls with Legends like George Jones, Elvis Presley, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Ray Price, Patsy Cline and just about everyone else.
His music lives on as one generation continues to appreciate and remember his body of work and a new generation of Classic Country Music lovers discover ‘Country’ Johnny Mathis.
Classic Country Blog
Visit the Classic Country Blog as we not only post recent news of Johnny’s music but share stories we title, ‘Johnny’s Memoirs’. Prior to his illness in 1999 Johnny had been writing stories from his childhood, his life as the son of a preacher, his early days of music and his career.
Classic Country Radio
Attention Classic Country Radio Programmers, you can obtain songs for radio airplay from Johnny’s new release, ‘Classic Country Music, Vol. 1′, via AirPlay Direct.