Name: ray johnston
Birthplace: Montgomery, al
Currently residing: dallas Tx
Musical past and present in one rambling run-on sentence: college and early corporate career spurty cover musician then made NBA team then battled leukemia on and off thru 4 relapses then formed ray johnston band in sep 09?
1. Who are some of your favourite composers, musicians and bands from the past and present?
Bands: allman brothers, dave Matthews band, average white band, Stevie wonder, zac brown band.
2. Is there a particular song or musical passage that never fails to move you emotionally?
“Don’t you think life would be awfully boring, if the good times were all we had” (pat green – Crazy)
3. How would you describe your perfect day?
Early morning duck hunt, mid morning quiet time writing or praising God, darn good lunch, hour siesta, afternoon quail or pheasant hunt, date with a cool cute girl, then our band has a show at red rocks.
4. What would your friends say they appreciate the most about you?
5. What is your most valued material possession?
A Rolex that my dad’s men in Vietnam gave to him then he passed it down to me.
6. Who were you, or would you be nervous to meet?
7. If you could blink your eyes and be in a favourite place right now, where would that place be?
Snow skiing in park city
8. Is there something you would like to do more of in the future?
9. Where would you like to find yourself in ten years?
As a humble giving man who has a band that plays 100 fun shows to (5000-7500 capacity) venues a year and still stands for what’s right and for the Lord above
original article can be found at: http://ninequestionsformusicians.com/2011/11/08/nine-questions-with-ray-johnston/