Author: John Montagna

John Montagna is a bass guitarist, singer, songwriter (but not a “singer-songwriter”) and Brooklyn Native. He has toured the world and elsewhere with Alan Parsons, Todd Rundgren, The Turtles (featuring Flo & Eddie) and many other legendary hit makers, and he created the theme music for the top-rated comedy podcast “WTF With Marc Maron.” John prefers to view his all-consuming obsession with The Beatles as an asset, rather than a liability.
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4/20 Day: A Day for Smokin’ Music

As weed becomes legalized in more places, lifestyle industries are capitalizing on the buzz. The Jazz Dispensary label has just released a great set of jams in “Soul Diesel Vol. 2,” the perfect soundtrack to 4/20 day.


The Beginning of Otis Redding

Before “Dock of the Bay” made him a star, Otis put the world on notice with these incendiary live shows from the Sunset Strip.