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Jonny Corndawg

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Jonny Corndawg is an infectious songwriter and burgeoning country star that worships the altar of Waylon Jennings, Billy Joe Shaver, and Michael Hurley. Born in Montana, raised in rural Virginia and now residing in Brooklyn, New York, Jonny Corndawg has been touring on his motorcycle since he dropped out of school in 2001. Since then he has played shows in every U.S. state, Canada, eleven European countries, Australia, Argentina and India. But you won't find him on CMT. His music is more in the vein of that obscure '70s gay country that housewives would discover on a Bear Family reissue in twenty years. This leatherworking, airbrushing, marathon-running cowboy troubadour combines his musical influence with the lyrical whimsy of Shel Silverstein to create songs that are nearly impossible to resist. In the past year he has toured and performed alongside such artists as Deer Tick, Dawes, Middle Brother, Michael Hurley, J. Roddy Walston & the Business, The Whigs, Futurebirds, Wanda Jackson, David Allan Coe and Gene Ween.

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