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Rock & Roll (I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life) by Kevin Johnson

Awesome Aussie Songs

Kevin Johnson is one of the countries finest singer / songwriters. While he has had plenty of success in Australia, it is on international scene where his thought provoking music has been truly appreciated. Kevin has made the charts in the US, UK and across Europe and his songs have been covered by the likes of Tom Jones and Mac Davis.Rock & Roll (I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life) is one of the most covered songs ever written by an Australian, in this episode we speak with Kevin about his career and how he came to write a classic song.


8 Jul 2022

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ROCK AND ROLL (I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life) KEVIN JOHNSON A MASTERPIECE OF SINGER/SONGWRITING EXCELLENCE! ARTISTS INCLUDE Don McLean, Jackson Browne, Gloria Estefan, Jimmy Buffett, Gilly Darbey, Neil Diamond, Victoria Vigenser, Van Morrison, and, Graeme Connors. SENSATIONAL GUITARISTS INCLUDE Dave Mason, Carlos Santana, Steve Winwood, (Traffic) and, Mark Knopfler. COPYCATS ARE COOL CATS! Original Artist — Rock and Roll (I Gave You etc.)—KEVIN JOHNSON Cover Version — MAC DAVIS James Gee as in, Gee, I married young due to illness. I suffered from Premature Emasculation!!

1hr 52mins

21 Jun 2022

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Brian Leez, Bottomly, and Kevin Johnson

Truckin' With Troy


20 May 2022

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#20: Kevin Johnson: Productivity, Creativity, Inclusion—Friends or Foes?

Learn from Leaders Podcast

During the eighth Season 2 episode, Patric Palm interviews Kevin Johnson, Director of Development at Double Fine Productions.Kevin began his career in Production at Electronic Arts and has worked at Realtime Worlds, Pendulum Studios and Telltale Games. Process improvement has always been a strong motivator for him as well as dedication to enabling teams to become greater than the sum of their parts.Learn from Leaders 30 min Podcast 🎙️ series focus on SaaS & Game industry leaders. Challenges from real-world experiences and how some of the best studios and companies in the world have overcome them.Visit 👉 https://favro.com and learn the best collaborative planning, business agility, working-from-anywhere, project management, culture & leadership, practices.


3 May 2022

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ABOFA - Mike Campbell, Martha Wash, Kevin Johnson

A Breath of Fresh Air

Guitarist, songwriter and producer MIKE CAMPBELL has been playing with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for years. But over the last 20 years, he has also fronted his own band, The Dirty Knobs. I spoke to him on the eve of the release of the band's second album. Remember the song "It's Raining Men?" How could you forget that cult-pop classic! We catch up with 'The Weather Girls’ MARTHA WASH whose music tells the story of dance and pop music from the days of disco right up to the present. It's a great yarn. Listener asked to hear from legendary 70's and 80's Aussie singer songwriter,  KEVIN JOHNSON. Not only huge in Australia, Kevin tells us how his songs were covered by a host of artists including Tom Jones, Mac Davis and Roger Whittaker. And the Europeans couldn't get enough of him. He's a wonderful chat and don't forget, if you'd like to request a guest, just send me a message sandy@abreathoffreshair.com.au Jon me won’t you?


10 Apr 2022

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S3E7: LIFE OF BRIAN...Mannix that is Episode 7 John Brewster of The Angels & Kevin Johnson

Life of Brian...Mannix that is.

The Angels are legends of Australian music and founding member John Brewster joins Brian and Kev for a chat about the early days as a jug band, their ambition to knock off Sherbet, the birth of the most famous audience participation in Australian music history and more. I Love that Song continues with Rock & Roll (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life) singer songwriter Kevin Johnson, who shares the story behind the classic song. All thanks to Murcotts Driving Excellence advanced and defensive driving courses that save lives and give you the tools to be safer on the roads. 1300 555 576 or visit murcotts.edu.auSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 4mins

5 Apr 2022

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The Build Up: Kevin Johnson

Crain's Conversations

Kevin Johnson is a leader in the world of economic development. He has 30 years of experience creating jobs and spearheading capital investment with stints in Arizona, Florida, North Carolina and Georgia. Johnson has been serving as the CEO of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation since June 2018, and during that time, he has focused on access, inclusion and financial growth for Detroit businesses big and small. Most recently, he played an integral part in bringing Fiat Chrysler’s $4.5 billion plant investment to Detroit and, with it, thousands of jobs. 


29 Mar 2022

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Meet Kevin Johnson

Ya Lost Me

Ben Linus paints a tunnel onto a wall and invites Michael to run through. Tom takes a vacation from the island to see The Lion King on Broadway. Ben and Spencer share their favorite memories of Carl.


28 Mar 2022

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Episode 244: Kevin Johnson's Abrupt Departure as Starbucks CEO

The Working Lunch

Peter Romeo from Restaurant Business joins us this week to discuss a variety of topics including Kevin Johnson who is abruptly out as CEO of Starbucks despite the strong performance of the company as they navigated the pandemic. Was it the combination of the burgeoning unionization campaign, the perceived missteps of the company in addressing it, formal reprimands from the NLRB and the subsequent unrest of key shareholders that made the move necessary? We’ll discuss.And we’ll take a look at the opioid issue within the industry and a new pilot program rolled out by the state of Delaware targeting restaurant workers.And then we are joined by Brennan Duckett, the Director of Technology & Innovation Policy at the National Restaurant Association to discuss data privacy and the growing political and legislative challenge that the industry is facing in that very important space.We’ll discuss those issues and wrap it up with the legislative scorecard.

1hr 9mins

21 Mar 2022

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Cedar Creative - Kevin Johnson & Ethan Milner

Jake And Friends

Cedar Creative is a production company based in Birmingham, AL and specializes in storytelling. Kevin and Ethan both have 10+ years of experience in videography, film editing, and all the other buzz words that I don't readily know.Ethan and Kevin are great guys and remind me of me and my best friends in a lot of ways. They seem to work well together and love experimenting with new ways to convey human emotion with storytelling.

1hr 16mins

11 Feb 2022