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Red House
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2012

Moonlit Déjà Vu



1. APRIL FOOL
(By Hugh Prestwood)

2. MY FAVORITE LIES
(By Clive Gregson)

3. ONE MILE APART
(By Michael Johnson, Karen taylor Good & Lisa Aschmann)

4. LEARNING HOW TO LOVE
(By Hugh Prestwood)

5. GEE I'M GLAD I WORRIED ABOUT THAT
(By W.T. Davidson)

6. EMILIO
(By Michael Johnson & Tom Keeton)

7. ROLLERCOASTER RUN
(By Hugh Prestwood)

8. LOOKING FOR RAINBOWS (WITHOUT AN UMBRELLA)
(By Charles Cochran & Roger Cook; intro and outro from "Study No. 3 in A Major, Op. 60° by M. Carcassi [1792-1853])

9. HOW DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU KNOW?
(By Hugh Prestwood)

10. SoSo
(Parody of the 1946 song "You Make Me Feel So Young" by Josef Myrow and Mack Gordon, parody lyrics by Michael Johnson)

11. THE DAY I'M OVER YOU
(By Hugh Prestwood)

12. KISS ME GOODBYE
(By Hugh Prestwood)

Produced by MICHAEL JOHNSON

Recorded and Mixed by Steve Kaul, assisted by Benny Weinbeck at Wild Sound Recording Studios, Minneapolis, MN
Mastered by Chris Frymire at Modern Minstrel Mixing, Minneapolis, MN
Photography by Larry Marcus
Layout and Design by Eric Peltoniemi

The Players
Michael Johnson: All guitars and lead vocals
Gordon Johnson: Bass
J.T. Bates: Drums (One Mile Apart, Gee I'm Glad, SoSo)
Marc Anderson: Percussion (One Mile Apart, Emilio, The Day I'm Over You)
Dan Newton: Accordion (One Mile Apart, Looking For Rainbows)
Truly Carmichael: Duet vocal (One Mile Apart)
Maud Hixon: Background Vocals (April Fool, Gee I'm Glad with MJ, Looking For Rainbows, The Day I'm Over You)
Dave Karr: Alto Flute (Emilio), Sax (SoSo)
Benny Weinbeck: Piano (April Fool), Piano and Hammond B-3 organ (My Favorite Lies)
Adi Yeshaya: String Arrangements (How Do You Know, The Day I'm Over You, Kiss Me Goodbye)
Rebecca Arons: Cello
Jill Olson: Violin
Susan Janda: Viola

Special Thanks To
my long lost and newly found daughter, Truly Carmichael for the vocal duet we sang together on One Mile Apart



Thanks to D'Addario strings
Gary Paczosa for loaning me such wonderful gear
Charlie Hoffman for the last minute loan of a fine guitar
Bruce Johnson for the generosity and for reminding me not to look at the clock
Steve Kaul, who engineered and mixed this, and really persevered
Gordy Johnson and Susan B Taft for bed and board and deepest camaraderie. I could go on...
David Tamulevich at Tamulevich Artists Management and Eric Peltoniemi at Red House Records for believing
Hugh Prestwood for those wonderful songs
Mary Frances, I'm so pleased to finally meet and get to know you. Fondly, Juan Contreas

Visit Michael's website: www.mjblue.com
Booking: Tamulevich Artists Management: www.tamulevich.com



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