Funky. Rootsy. Soulful. Jammy.
Southern. Fried. Tasty. Grassy.
Original. Mississippi. Shimmy. Shake.
Van. Gregg. Gram. Lowell. Duane.
Born near the banks of the Mississippi River in Memphis and raised next to a cotton field in the Mississippi Delta, John Mohead started his teenage years jammin with a who's who of authentic delta blues musicians. Frank Frost, Sam Carr, Jack Johnson and Willie Cobb just to name a few. Mohead wrote his first Billboard top 20 country hit by the time he was 18. John was signed to the Rounder/ Okratone label by blues guru Jim O'Neil. Mohead toured the world for the next 10 years opening and headlining with everyone from Bob Dylan, the Allman Brothers, Little Feat, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Widespread Panic, Wilco, Warren Haynes, David Alan Coe, Keb Mo and B B King, Lucinda Williams, Billy Joe Shaver and the North Mississippi Allstars. John has recorded 7 studio albums and one live album, "Live from Telluride." John performed and presented on "The Handy Blues Awards" and is featured on a Mississippi Blues Trail Marker, "Livin In Lula." An authentic interpreter of the South, Mohead conjures up all of it's many musical forms and dialects and easily makes it as one. As Bill Ellis of the Memphis Commercial Appeal said, "Mohead is the best, most soulful songwriter you never heard of."