Johnny Young & The Stellar Dogs, Cosmic Alley Review
Johnny Young is a multi-instrumentalist who has been fueling a lifelong passion of exploration on many instruments ranging from piano, acoustic and electric guitars, organ, drums, and percussion. Young has toured extensively in North America, Europe and Japan with Mick Taylor, Kreisor, and as a leader of his own projects, either headlining or opening for UFO, Spacehog, John Mayall, and countless others. Young earned an Emmy Award for composing the fire scene on The Guiding Light where they burned down the set as well as two Just Plain Folks awards for best hard rock band and best hard rock song. Blind since the age of 17, he has been an unstoppable musician with an impressive musical resume. Currently, he is playing live in Giant Flying Turtles, Peak, Generations and Johnny Young and The Stellar Dogs. Their latest endeavor Cosmic Alley is a rocker with the acumen and style of fusion.
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Sweet Love Devine
The Vampire's Lair
Across the Tracks
The Seventh Day
Release Date: March 11, 2019
Young is masterful at writing, with solid forms and dramatic interludes each tune on Cosmic Alley showcases the strengths of this well-oiled group. The heads are well-crafted, and the solos add up to a burnfest throughout.