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Johnny Rivers


Johnny Rivers Tries His Rhythm Here

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, February 1965

AFTER EIGHT years in and out of show business, Johnny Rivers has finally struck gold – In USA. During the last year he's been packing ...

Johnny Rivers: The Expressions Of A Mighty River

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, June 1966

Capacity Crowds Welcome Johnny Rivers Back Home ...

Johnny Rivers: Great Rivers' Deception

Profile and Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, December 1966

YES, IT'S true. As the vast listening public, you have been deceived; lied to. And now we must make amends and present you with the ...

Monterey Pop Festival: The Hip Homunculus

Report by Richard Goldstein, Village Voice, The, June 1967

"The West is the best: Get here and we'll do the rest!" — The Doors ...

Johnny Rivers: The Folks Dancin' There Were All Shook Up

Profile by Gene Sculatti, Phonograph Record, October 1972

IF THE SEVENTIES are starting out, as they appear to be, making good on the debts incurred against all the various minorities over the years, ...

Johnny Rivers: Blue Suede Shoes

Review by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, July 1973

SIDE ONE OF Johnny Rivers' BLUE SUEDE SHOES album is the best work he's recorded in a long and often illustrious career. ...

Johnny Rivers: Road (Atlantic)

Review by Gene Sculatti, Zoo World, July 1974

THE PROBLEM with being an Interpretive talent (as opposed to a one-man writer-singer show) is that you're ultimately dependent on the material you select to ...

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