John has spent over 50 years as an entertainer: Rock musician/singer, TV host, author, columnist, actor, producer, emcee and radio broadcaster. John and 16th U.S. president Abraham Lincoln are cousins. Favorite actors/actresses include: Clint Eastwood, Dustin Hoffman, Johnny Depp, Susan Sarandon and Richard Dreyfuss. As for favorite television shows, nowadays everything on TV stinks (unless it's an historic documentary). Favorite music of all-time includes surf, psychedelia, garage bands, Motown and just plain ol’ good time Rock & Roll. His NEWEST book, "Johnny's Jukebox Word Search: The 60s" has been released and his rock trivia books, “Johnny’s Vintage Rock 'n' Roll Q&A" and "Johnny's Jukebox Trivia” are available along with his two "Paranormal Michigan" books. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site.
The Oldest City in Michigan Was Founded in 1668
Michigan's Oldest City is over 350 years old.....CLICK IN for info!
The Titanic’s Michigan Connection, 1912
In 1912, 69 people were on board the Titanic, heading for Michigan. CLICK IN to see where to visit Michigan's Titanic Memorial and a list of all 69 passengers!
What is Michigan’s Oldest Road?
Even though this road was surveyed in 1819, it goes even farther back than that...CLICK IN for details!
The Oldest Soda Pop in America is Michigan’s Own Vernor’s
Created in Michigan, Vernor's has been around since the Civil War! CLICK IN for some history!
MASSIVE Puddingstone Boulder Found in Lake Huron
Could this be the largest puddingstone ever found? CLICK IN to see the pictures...
The Oldest Public Building in Michigan is in Charlotte
This building has been in service since 1841. CLICK IN for details and location!
An Urban Legend That Came True in Michigan
Sometimes fiction becomes fact. CLICK IN to read what happened back in 2001...
Jackson’s Past As Seen on Postcards, Part II
Here are 26 more vintage postcards, showing what Jackson was like - many from over 100 years ago!
Michigan Stores and Other U.S. Shops Closing by December 2019
More Michigan shops are closing, along with many more across the country. CLICK IN to see a list...
These Creatures are Killing off Fish in the Great Lakes
These are nasty creatures and they have infested our Great Lakes. CLICK IN to read some info!