​​​​​​​The Johnny Reed Timeline ...
August 10, 2016Johnny has a 4 Hour Radio Special on "Let's Talk About The Music RADIO" with host Shels Honey.  Playing all (5) Johnny Reed albums and excerpts from his voice as "KING KONG" for Peter Jackson & Universal Pictures. A Total Creative creature feature.. www.letstalkaboutthemusic.com


June 4, 2016N.U.A. RADIO (New Unsigned Artist) Show #22 playing Johnny Reed as SPECIAL FEATURED ARTIST playing (5) songs from the album "THIRD TIME'S A CHARM".

Listen to Archive Show #22: http://www.nuashow.co.uk/replay-nua-shows.html

Playlist:http://www.nuashow.co.uk/2016-playlists-from-the-shows-2016 


May 28, 2016 Johnny Reed performed his song "An Empty Chair" at the 2016 Empty Chair Memorial Program on Saturday May 28th 11am, The song is a tribute to Servicemen & Women, and fallen Heroes.  Address: EMPTY CHAIR 124 Sapphire Street, Redondo Beach, CA USA.
website: http://emptychair.org/


April 11, 2016 Start of ongoing Johnny Reed  "UK RADIO SPECIAL" on SOUTHWAVES RADIO on the @BREAKFAST SHOW with DJ Jaime Dyer,  Tune in LINK: http://southwavesradio.co.uk/


March 22, 2016 Johnny Reed 1 hour "CANADIAN RADIO SPECIAL # 2" on RADIO ARCADIA on the Eclectica Show with DJ Kiefer
featuring LIVE interviews with Johnny Reed and the music from the album "THIRD TIME'S A CHARM".
Show #2 Tuesday March 22nd 11am PST,  *shows will re-broadcast Saturdays March 26 at 8pm PST. Tune in LINK: www.RadioArcadia.com


March 15, 2016  Johnny Reed 1 hour "CANADIAN RADIO SPECIAL # 1 " on RADIO ARCADIA on the Eclectica Show with DJ Kiefer
featuring LIVE interviews with Johnny Reed and the music from the album "THIRD TIME'S A CHARM".
Show #1 Tuesday March 15th 11am PST.  *shows will re-broadcast Saturdays March 19th PST.  
Tune in LINK: www.RadioArcadia.com


February 15, 2016 Johnny Reed's song "PERCEPTIONS"  Hits # 1 on MUSICWEMAKE.com 


January 19, 2016 Johnny Reed featured on the "BEST OF 2015 RADIO" on MUSIC GURU RADIO #BestOf2015  -  PA, USA.


January 14, 2016  PRESS RELEASE - Johnny Reed GAMBLES ALL IN on New Album "THIRD TIME'S A CHARM" - CLICK HERE for PRESS RELEASE

January 4, 2016 Johnny Reed is the Featured Spotlight Artist for 3000 Records, featured on Facebook, Myspace and Music sites across the net. www.3000records.com


December 1, 2016  Johnny Reed's song "THIS TO THAT" released as single on PROMOTER BOX vol. 15 and distributed worldwide.


November 1, 2015  NEW CD RELEASE: "THIRD TIME'S A CHARM". Full length album, 10 Rock story songs.  It's Johnny's 3rd POP/ROCK album, and this 5th CD overall.  The first two CD's were released under the group name RAWK DAWG and Johnny as the frontman using the alias "Jo Island". http://cdbaby.com/cd/johnnyreed3 


October 15, 2015
 Johnny Reed featured on POWWOWS.com with his song "The Natives are Restless"
http://www.POWWOWS.com


July 5-11, 2015
 - RAWK DAWG aka Johnny Reed featured on NEW UNSIGNED ARTIST Radio Show in UKwith Host Jay Adkins TUNE IN-ROCK OUT http://www.nuashow.co.uk.


July 10, 2015 The GRAND PREMIERE of "This Needs To Be Said TV" (TNTBS TV) The first episode, The July 2015 Independent Artist Showcase features Johnny Reed's "THE MESSAGE" Music Video. BIG Thanks to the HOST with the MOST... Katherine Waddell.
TNTBS TV Independent Artist Showcase LINK: https://youtu.be/vMYXxz4-69s


May 26, 2015 Johnny Reed playing onMusic Guru Radio www.MusicGuruRadio.com with @kennyloggins ‪ ‪#‎LindaRonstadt‬  ‪ #‎GrandFunk‬‪   #‎CatStevens‬  -GURU DJ Host Dave Schwartz.


April 10, 2015 LIVE INTERVIEW with Johnny Reed on KXUA 88.3FM on FRIDAY April 10th on the "Two Guys Talking Show" with Host DJ's Alex & Ryan". 12 Noon PST / 2PM CST.  Talking to California movie associate and musician Johnny Reed this week  about Johnny the Voice of "King Kong"  with director Peter Jackson and his work on "Titanic" with director James Cameron! Podcast available to stream or download here: https://twoguystalking.bandcamp.com/track/episode-12-johnny-reed
Station Link:
http://kxua.uark.edu/


March 23, 2015 Johnny Reed Hits  #3 on KSLU St. Louis, MO


March 18, 2015  LIVE Interview with Johnny Reed by Host Mark Grossman on his " Eclectic Journey Show" WLFR 91.7 New Jersey  Station Link: http://wlfr.fm/


March 1, 2015  Johnny Hits #1 on the CHARTS on M3 RADIO Brooklyn, NEW YORK.
Station Link: www.M3RADIO.com


February 15, 2015  Johnny Hits #1 on the CHARTS on WERU  RADIO 89.9FM & 99.9FM, Maine. Station Link: https://weru.org/ 


February 6, 2015 LIVE Interview  Johnny Reed with host Dennis Howard on his "Morning Maine" show on WERU 89.9FM & 99.9FM, Maine.


February 2, 2015 Johnny Reed - FEATURED ARTIST OF THE WEEK, February 2-6 on WERU Maine.

Feature Link: https://weru.org/featured-artist/featured-artist-week-johnny-reed


December 15, 2014
MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED "THE MESSAGE" by Johnny Reed from the album "ACT 2: The Johnny Reed Show". This is the first Music Video from the album and it was directed, shot & edited by Johnny Reed. Johnny is a DIY (Do it Yourself) Artist and plays all the instruments on this song and on all the songs on ALL his albums, and now he's expressing himself in Video."CLICK HERE TO VIEW "THE MESSAGE"

January 5, 2015
PRESS CAMPAIGN  started with MIA MIND MUSIC PROMOTION for international  promotion of "ACT 2: The Johnny Reed Show" CD. This PRESS CAMPAIGN will run in addition to the RADIO PROMOTION CAMPAIGN running now in Canada & the USA. Stevie B. of MIA MIND in New York is a promoter that has works with major acts including Madonna. www.MiaMindMusic.com

December 22, 2014
International Radio Promotion campaign with MIA MIND MUSIC of New York for on 400+ Radio Stations. The promotional campaign focus is across the USA and CANADA.  www.MiaMindMusic.com

December 14, 2014
57th Grammy Awards for 2014, Johnny Reed is entered with his new CD ACT2: The Johnny Reed Show.
Category 2 Album of the Year: “ACT 2: The Johnny Reed Show”
Category 3 Song of the Year: “The Message”
Category 8 Best Pop Vocal Album: “ACT 2: The Johnny Reed Show”
Category 14 Best Rock Song: “The Message"
Category 15 Best Rock Album: “ACT 2: The Johnny Reed Show”
Category 46 Best American Roots Song: “The Natives are Restless”

December 5, 2014
RADIO Featured Interview "First Friday Artist Showcase" host Katherine Waddell show on "This Needs to Be Said" (TNTBS) Radio features upcoming emerging artists. The LIVE interview features Johnny Reed's song "Such a Beautiful Bird" and draws out the story behind the emotional song, and the upcoming 2015 CD in the works now.
Internet Tune in link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thisneedstobesaid

November 26, 2014
2 HOUR RADIO SPECIAL FEATURE in the UK- 2 hour special on Longside Radio,LONDON, England U.K. with Live interview with Johnny Reed. Host Jay Adkins will feature "The Music of Johnny Reed" with music from "Act 2: The Johnny Reed Show" [2014], "The Johnny Reed Show"[2013] in their entirety, with intervews, insights into the songs and how Johnny makes music. Jay Adkins will also play some cuts from Johnny's RAWK DAWG projects "We Only Came to Rock" and "Rock With An Attitude".
Youtube01.JPG Listen to the Archive on YouTube:
"CLICK HERE to hear PART 1 of "The Johnny Reed Special" on Jay Adkins "NUA Show"
"CLICK HERE to hear PART 2 of "The Johnny Reed Special" on Jay Adkins "NUA Show"

November 12, 2014
LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW "ON THE AIR WITH SIR" by host Sir Anthony Spease. USA/ Philadelphia, on Tuesday,November 12, 2014 at 8:00pm EST. Sir featuring "The Message" & "About You" from the new CD along with the interview with Johnny. Sir hosted: http://BET.com Countdown, The Center, 106 & Park, 100.3 The Beat in Philly. Owner of Exposure Nation, Sircuit & The Youngest In Charge.

CLICK HERE to hear it on YouTube

October 17, 2014
1 HOUR RADIO SPECIAL FEATURE in CANADA- This 1 Hour SPECIAL with host DJ Kiefer on his radio program "Kiefer's Kafe" RADIO ARCADIA, Toronto, Canada on Tuesday, Octorber 21, 2014 at 5:00pm EST. DJ Kiefer is featuring Johnny Reed for a one hour special program, playing Johnny Reed's new CD "ACT 2 - The Johnny Reed Show" with song intros by Johnny giving insights and the inspriations for his newest release "ACT 2: The Johnny Reed Show". The one hour special will be re-broadcast Friday October 24th 5PM EST and Saturday October 25th 8PM EST Tune in LINK: http://www.radioarcadia.com
ARCHIVE LISTEN LINK: To Be Posted Soon


September 25, 2014
Johnny Reed on The Netherlands Radio Sept 25, 2014 - The SoupyGato Show with DJ Host Daniel J Harris. Daniel features two of Johnny's Songs from "ACT 2: THE JOHNNY REED SHOW" CD, "The Message" and "The Universe". Daniel talks about Johnny " One of the hardest working man in Show Business".

CLICK HERE to hear it on the YOUTUBE


August 17, 2014
"ACT 2 The Johnny Reed Show" released 8/17/2014.
On this follow-up CD, Johnny paints with a full musical pallet of colors from Rock to Pop and beyond.
10 tracks + 2 bonus track including the unplugged version of "ABOUT YOU" &
Johnny's Fun Drums (which he used for a pick me up during listening sessions)
Digital Distribution available through iTunes and other outlets.



JUNE 16, 2014
PROGRESS report on the follow up CD "ACT 2 The Johnny Reed Show"
Johnny Reed continues his free flowing creative Pop Rock music style with more Energy, more Edge and Emotion.  Johnny's in the studio this week working on "THE MESSAGE".
It's a song about someone in everyone's life that just doesn't seem to get it... "THE MESSAGE" that is.
NEXT track... "The ESCape Song".... MUSIC ROOM STUDIOS ® Redondo Beach, CA


March 7, 2014
PRESS RELEASE - 3000 RECORDS  “The Johnny Reed Show” CD Is A Rock Anomaly, During Which There Is No Eye To Follow.... - T.D. Schemansky - 3000 Records press@3000records.com (586) 480-3000
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE PRESS RELEASE PDF


March 7, 2014
LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW on "Talk-First Friday Artist Showcase"- with host Katherine Waddell on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:30pm PST. Katherine is exposing the world to new artists of merit on her internet based program. Katherine will be interviewing Johnny Reed about his current CD and the upcoming "ACT 2 - The Johnny Reed Show" on her BLOGTALKRADIO series.
Internet Tune in link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thisneedstobesaid

March 3, 2014
1 Hour LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW on Got Controversy Radio FM 69 with host Cason Bolton, Monday, March 3, 2014 at 4:00pm PST. Cason deals with a variety of issues and introduces emerging talent. This interview with Johnny Reed will kick off his new BLOGTALKRADIO series.
CLICK HERE to hear the interview on YOUTUBE


JANUARY 28, 2014
RADIO FEATURE on RADIO ARCADIA in Toronto, Canada on "The Johnny Reed Show" CD from January 28th, 2014 through February. "DJ Ken Fryer" hosts "THE NEW INDIE SHOW" and is running an Interview with Johnny twice daily on "RADIOARCADIA" at 10AM & 7PM EST (7PM & 4PM Los Angeles time). Ken is also playing all the tracks from Johnny's RAWK DAWG CD "We Only Came to ROCK!" .
TUNE in to catch it at: http://www.radioarcadia.com/
to request a particular song use this request link: http://www.radioarcadia.com/request.php


NOVEMBER 24, 2013
RADIO FEATURE on "OFF THE CHART RADIO" UK  with host "DJ Jay Adkins"
SUNDAY November 24, 2013 7PM in the UK (GMT) Which is 11:30am Sunday Los Angeles time (PST).
Jay will be spinning the whole CD with comments and insights including a segment of Johnny telling
his story of his recording this album, his previous 2, how he started recording... and what Beatles
road manager Mal Evans told Johnny... Yeah Baby Yeah!  OFF THE CHARTS plays hit music from all decades and genres, with no enforced playlist.

CLICK HERE to hear a 10 minute version of the interview on YOUTUBE


OCTOBER 26, 2013
KZUM 89.3 FM RADIO FEATURE SATURDAY "MIDNIGHT SPECIAL"  "Dr. Rock & the Medicine Show" does a Full Album Feature on "The Johnny Reed Show" on KZUM 89.3 FM in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Feature airs at "Midnight PST on Saturday, Oct 26th/ 2AM Sunday, Oct 27th CST, immediately following a triple dose of "The Beatles", so tune in Early! Station Call in: (402) 474-5086 Ext #1
CLICK HERE to hear an edited 6 minute version of the interview on YOUTUBE


OCTOBER 18, 2013
RADIO FEATURE on "The Johnny Reed Show" CD on JAM CITY AMERICA Radio hosted by the DJ - "Dr. Rock" - Friday, October 18th 10am Central time / 8am Pacific. The Doc will be playing the full CD with some song insignts from Johnny Reed. Station Call in # (620) 717-4119
Here's the TUNE IN LINK: http://www.jamcityamerica.com/home

January 26, 2014
56h GRAMMY AWARDS at the Staples Center in Los Angeles The Johnny Reed Show CD entered for Grammy Consideration:
Category 3 Song Of The Year - "Impossible Love"
Category 68 Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical - John E. Reed
Category 2 Album Of The Year - “THE JOHNNY REED SHOW”
Category 4 Best New Artist – Johnny Reed
Category 5 Best Pop Solo Performance - TRACK - "Impossible Love"
Category 8 Best Pop Vocal Album - “THE JOHNNY REED SHOW”


March 20, 2013
"The Johnny Reed Show" CD RELEASE Date 3/20/2013: (the Vernal Equinox)

Johnny goes 180 degrees from Hard Rock group RAWK DAWG with alias of Jo Island to performing as Johnny Reed in his new POP ROCK MUSIC.


January 1, 2012
The Recording project begins for "The Johnny Reed Show" in THE MUSIC ROOM Studio in Redondo Beach, CA USA


May 2011

Johnny Reed is the Producer & Editor of the feature documentary "Journey into my Faith" directed by Georges N. Chamchoum, re-tracing the biblical travels among the "7" churches in Turkey.

IMDB LINK: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2215187/



April, 2010
Johnny is the Producer of "Children of War" documentary directed by Georges N. Chamchoum. ABC special featuring the footage receives EMMY award.



April, 2009

Johnny is the Producer of the Music Video for Hoda Saad financed by Shiek Salah Al-Hejailan of Saudi Arabia.


July 7, 2007

Johnny marries Jessie Sanchez... the 3rd and last wife (she told him)



January 2006

Johnny retained the copyrights and releases ringtones called KONG TONES using the sounds approved by Peter Jackson for KING KONG and the DINOSAURS. the ringtones are available on US CELLULAR and other major carriers. 

LIsten Link for KONG TONES: http://www.realtonejukebox.com/realtonelist.asp?cid=505



December 2005

Johnny creates the voice of KING KONG for Peter Jackson & Universal Pictures to be used in all merchandising as well as the V-Rexs, Brontosaurs, Raptors, Mutant Bugs & even the screams of Anne Darrow.  PRESS RELEASE: http://mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=181068




January 2004

Johnny Records 2nd album as RAWK DAWG "We Only Came to Rock" again playing everything, Guitars, Drums & Bass & Singing on this follow up CD.  Johnny is invited to play at BB KINGS club in Universal Studios.




January 2002

Johnny Records 1st album as RAWK DAWG "Rock With An Attitude" playing everything, Guitars, Drums & Bass & Singing. The song "LOST IN THE NIGHT" Hits #1 2003 Spring HEAVY ROTATION on College 500.



CLICK BELOW to Hear KING KONG Ringtones called KONG TONES, created by the Voice Johnny Reed available on

US CELLULARRINGTONE JUKEBOX also available on other major carriers.

DId you know.. Johnny was the Voice of KING KONG???

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Johnny, "The Message" was excellent again. You remind me of so many people, but you are also unique... You're definitely quite enigmatic! Many thanks again Regards Stuart Cheese – One Night Stand Studios, UK www.onenightstandstudios.co.uk 

MUSIC VIDEO "The Message" by Johnny Reed from the album "ACT 2: The Johnny Reed Show".  This is the first Music Video from the album and it was directed, shot & edited by Johnny Reed.  Johnny is a DIY (Do it Yourself) Artist and plays all the instruments on this song and on all the songs on ALL his albums, and now he's expressing himself in Video.

Click here: MUSIC VIDEO "THE MESSAGE"


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Johnny Reed is “The Johnny Reed Show” ... it's Johnny Reed doing everything, writing all the songs, doing all the vocals & playing all the instruments.  His (5) CD releases are "SOLO albums in their purest form”. Johnny's Songs are story songs, social statements and views about life's challenges.  Johnny's own life challenges don't allow him to tour.  Johnny's daughter had a car accident that left her with a Traumatic Brain Injury requiring 24hr care. Johnny Records in his own studio, THE MUSIC ROOM ® in Redondo Beach, CA., where he has also done the Voice of KING KONG for Universal Pictures® /Peter Jackson, as well as hundreds of other audio/visual projects. Johnny's Music shows the influences of Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Elton John, and Crosby Stills & Nash.​ 
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  • Perceptions3:22
  • Lucky Lucky You3:04
  • This to That3:15
  • Get Through to You3:11
  • An Empty Chair2:54
  • Is it Success3:59
  • Romance with the World2:53
  • Pushing Me3:10