“Legacy” is an epic 9-minute opus”
“It’s the American Pie for the 21st Century.”
Each verse is a chapter, part of the history of modern music, from Pete Seeger to Dylan to the collapse of the record industry as we knew it. It is a story of struggle, dreams, believing, hope, aspirations and failure. It’s the story of every artist facing the inevitable truth that things have changed. A lot ... and it is getting harder for artists to even meet their own audience.
And if you think at first the song is too long, remember: that is what they said about each song mentioned in the chorus of Legacy
The album is a creative journey of original derivatives and classics, from Irving Berlin’s “Blue Skies” on the banjo, a complete re-invention of Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” to the Ave Maria infused tribute to Woody Guthrie.
Folksinger Michael Johnathon is a touring songwriter, playwright, composer and host of the live audience WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour with a radio and TV audience of over two million fans each week on 500 public radio stations, public TV coast-to-coast, American
Forces Radio Network in 177 nations and the RFD-TV Network nationwide.