About Us

Guy Johnson:

1962-66: Played acoustic guitar, honing his skills as a guitarist and vocalist between ages 5-9.

1967-71: Received his first electric guitar and amplifier at the age of 9. At age 10 he played and sang in his first band performing in Washington State at Jr. High schools and special events. In 1970 he formed the band Gibraltar in which he played guitar and sang. Gibraltar was a regional group (booked by "Unicam Booking Agency") playing at high school dances, sororities, fraternities and special events.

1972-79: Formed “The Guy Johnson Band”, which performed rock and blues at popular venues,

including Seattle's Paramount Theater. Hired on as a Guitar Technician for the 1979 tour with Seattle band Heart.

1980-81: Joined country rock band The Great National Pastime for tours of Canada and the USA.

1981-88: Formed the band "Dryver" (Booked by Stephan, Belmont & Farwest Booking Agencies). Joined "Sneak Attack" which performed in top venues including the Paramount Theater. In 1988 he formed the band Quest, performing in the Pacific Northwest Region and Alaska, opening up for bands such as "Head East", "Tower of Power", and Seattle bands "The Heats" and "The Allies".

2001: Formed the band "Mere Echos", featuring a double billing Led Zeppelin/Jimi Hendrix Tribute, using a violin bow with echo, specializing with slide guitar and effects like the wah-wah, octave dividers , uni-vibe, fuzz and quite an array of other special effects.

2002-Present: Band leader, Guitarist and Lead Vocalist in The Guy Johnson Band, performing a wide variety of popular 50’s- 80’s dance songs at prime venues while promoting Guy's new CD of original songs reminiscent of the 1960's Rock genre.