Album · · 11 Songs. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free. Ah Via Musicom. By Eric Johnson. • 11 songs. Play on Spotify. 1. Ah Via Musicom – Instrumental. 2. Cliffs Of Dover – Instrumental. 3. Eric Johnson – Ah Via Musicom – Music.

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You hopefully get to a point where you can support yourself and record and play music that you want, that you feel and hear. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with hAudio microformats.

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Nobody can really take that away. But if misicom not that, you still always have the music, the gift of the language of music. The moral of the mueicom, as he saw it, is that no matter how talented you are, you’re going to face rejection before you find acceptance. Of course, the gift of music only means so much if you can’t pay the bills — but as Johnson continued to point out, no amount of financial reward can really fuel creativity.

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These songs will never work. Archived from the original on Views Read Edit View history. I was really playing at the edge of my ability. That’s what your reward is in playing in the first place and I really think it has to be.


This page was last edited on 4 Novemberat After he expressed disappointment in the sound quality and mixingit was soon withdrawn by the label after copies were sold. I think I’m more of a rock janitor,” laughed Johnson intelling the Los Angeles Times that what he ag was “really chicken music.

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Ah Via Musicom From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Watch Eric Johnson Perform ‘Zap’. One of the unlikelier rock hits of the year, Musicom sold more than half a million copies and netted a Grammy nomination in spite of the fact that it largely consisted of instrumentals.

Bolstered by the label’s confidence, Johnson buckled down, spending over a year honing the set of songs that ended up making the cut for Ah Via Musicom. What ended up shifting Johnson’s recording career into a higher gear was a contract with Cinema, a subsidiary of Capitol, where he found his music in the hands of a supportive staff that simply wanted him to deliver his best stuff, regardless of commercial potential.

Eric Johnson earned a spot on that distinguished list when he started his professional career in the early ’70s — even if most people didn’t realize it until he released his third album, Ah Via Musicomon Feb.

Although that album earned a Grammy nomination of its own for the track “Zap,” it also spelled the end of his one-album relationship with Warner Bros. Rock On The Net. Johnson stated in a March interview with Guitar Player magazine that “Steve’s Boogie” is dedicated to Austin -based pedal steel guitarist Steve Hennig, while “Song for George” is dedicated to an year-old guitarist friend of his named George Washington.

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So that in itself is enough. October 1, [3] “Trademark” Released: Instrumental rockrock. Compounding the long odds against its success was its arrival four long years after Johnson’s previous effort, Tonesfailed to chart.

See the Top Albums of the ’90s. In what would become a somewhat infamous pattern for Johnson over the ensuing years, he slaved over the Musicom tracks, relentlessly pursuing perfection in terms of sonics as well as performance.

And if you can keep that as your compass for the viq, you won’t be a slave of what you’ve heard in the past.

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