Johnson, Ken


Ken Johnson’s songs have been recorded by many artists including  Uncle Kracker, Tyler Farr, Billy Gibbons (ZZ TOP), Tim Montana and The Shrednecks, Harry Connick Jr., Butch Walker, Chris Janson, Craig Morgan, Joey and Rory, Clare Bowen and Buddy Miller, Josh Thompson, The Farm, Ty Stone, Josh Grider, Lisa Lambe of Celtic Women Group, Walt Wilkins, Wayne Newton, and Paul Sanders with Vince Gill among others…  Past hits include Josh Thompson’s “Beer On The Table” and Craig Morgan’s “Still A Little Chicken Left On That Bone” and  more recently,  “You Dream I’ll Drive”, ”Summer and 16” and “White Van” all of three of which reached the #1 spot with popular Texas artist Josh Grider.  He has written multiple songs for television shows like ABC’s ”Nashville”, CMT’s “I Love Kellie Pickler” and CW’s hit show “Hart of Dixie“. 

Ken has collaborated with members of Aerosmith, ZZ Top, Cheap Trick, Matchbox 20, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and NRBQ.  In 2012, Ken released his own album, “Dang Good Day”, in association with Warner Chappell Music and Combustion Music. The album features tracks written with singer/songwriters like Randy Houser, Frankie Ballard, Josh Thompson, Brothers Osborne, Sarah Buxton and Eric Paslay and others.  Ken along with ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons and Tim Montana have created the theme song for a new major motion picture called American Dresser, starring Tom Beringer and Gena Gershon. Ken has performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and more recently, The Harry Show where Ken performed a duet with Harry Connick Jr. of a song he cowrote that Harry recorded called “Every Time I Fall In Love”. Ken and wife Andi Zack-Johnson are known as the popular new children’s music duo Huck and Lilly. Their album “There’s A Tree Growing In My Room” was co-produced with multi Grammy and Dove award winner Skidd Mills. Ken and Andi are also cast members of the hit television show and Ryan Seacrest production, “I Love Kellie Pickler” on CMT.  Season 3 airs August 3rd 2017.


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