Robb Johnson

Robb-&-banjo-up-closeRobb Johnson is widely recognised as one of the UK’s finest songwriters. “An English original”, says the Guardian’s Robin Denselow … “the real deal when it comes to songwriting,” says BBC Radio2′s Mike Harding. He gigs in the UK, Belgium, Germany & the USA. His songs are covered by many singers, from folk legend Roy Bailey to cabaret diva Barb Jungr. His 1997 album Gentle Men was a Daily Telegraph Folk Album of the Year. Recent albums have been 2011’s solo acoustic album Some Recent Protest Songs and Once Upon A Time, an electric band album recorded with The Irregulars. In 2012 he released a second electric band album Happily Ever After, which includes the song When Tottenham Burned – named by FATEA as their Song of the Year. This year saw the release of Bring Down The Moon, an album recorded with a largely acoustic band, and West Pier Serenade, a limited edition vinyl LP issued on Record Store Day.