A Flashback to Jack Johnson’s Life

Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015

Jack Johnson was born in North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, United States on eighteenth of May, 1975. He is undoubtedly a versatile music artist who sings folk rock, indie rock, surf rock, soft rock, pop rock and acoustic rock. Johnson is an excellent singer, lyricist, musician, actor, composer, record label owner, record producer, professional surfer and a well-known documentary filmmaker. He also has very good experience with musical instruments including the ukulele, piano, drums and sitar. Johnson has been active in the music industry since 1999.

Jack’s first commercial success came in the year 2001 when he released his debut album Brushfire Fairytales. Ever since his entry to the world music industry, Jack has released five music albums. Moreover, he has produced a number of Eps as well as surfing movies and the soundtracks. Johnson is popular as an organizer of the event the Kōkua Festival. In this yearly festival, a countless number of people from all walks of life and from all interests participate. The notable songs from Jack’s diary include "Upside Down"; "Flake"; "I Got You"; "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing"; "If I Had Eyes"; "You and Your Heart"; "Taylor"; "Better Together; "Good People"; and "Breakdown."

If we have a look at Johnson’s early life, he was born and bred in North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii and his father was a popular surfer. Having seen his father surfing ever since his childhood, Jack also developed great interest in this sports and became a professional surfer by the time he was only seventeen years old. He also became the youngest person to make it through the surfing finals at the Pipeline Masters on Oahu's North Shore. After being struck with a serious surfing accident, he said goodbye to this sports and entered the music industry which was, according to him, his natural passion.