Eric Johnson Ah Via Musicom
Released: April 15, 2013
Eric Johnson is an American musician, songwriter, and vocalist from Austin, Texas and born August 17, 1954. Best known for his amazing electric guitar Johnson is also a highly proficient acoustic, lap steel, resonator, and bass guitarist and also an accomplished pianist and vocalist.
My pick is “Ah Via Musicom” and the first song I pick is “White Cliffs of Dover” with its soaring guitar solos and reflective transitions.
Eric Johnson is best known for playing stock Fender Stratocasters and Gibson ES-335 electric guitars through a triple amp setup that consists of Fender, Dumble and Marshall amplifiers. Johnson has also played other guitar brands such as Robin, Rickenbacker, Jackson and a Charvel, which appears on the cover of the album featured here “Ah Via Musicom.”