Jonny Lang has made five albums that have charted on the top 50 of the Billboard 200 chart and won a Grammy Award for Turn Around.
22 Facts About Jonny Lang
Jonny Lang was born in Fargo, North Dakota, United States, of Norwegian descent.
Jonny Lang started playing the guitar for his friends at age 12.
Jonny Lang played modern hits to the classics, even performing a rendition of Jimi Hendrix's take on the National Anthem.
Jonny Lang made a cover of Edgar Winter's "Dying to Live".
Jonny Lang has since given up that practice, after several near-accidents and electric shocks.
Jonny Lang makes a cameo appearance in the film Blues Brothers 2000 as a janitor.
Jonny Lang appears regularly as a part of the Experience Hendrix Tour along with many other well-known guitarists to pay tribute to the deceased guitar legend.
Jonny Lang has not sported the pearl "Jonny Lang" signature inlay since his original custom tele, but still stays true to his WWII-style pinup girl at body artwork.
Jonny Lang's Telecasters have three Bill Lawrence Pickups with a 5-way pickup switch and a coil tap for accessing a single-coil tone.
Jonny Lang used an arbiter Fuzz Face and an Electro Harmonix POG for The Experience Hendrix tour.
Jonny Lang has used Audio tech Guitar Products ABC Selector CCM on his 2005 acoustic tour.
Jonny Lang fell in love with the guitar and it was purchased and given to him as a gift.
Jonny Lang continues to use it, but not as often as his Custom Shop Telecaster and Signature Series Les Paul.
From 1993 to 1996, Jonny Lang's backing band was the Big Bang.
From 1996 to 2004, Jonny Lang's backing band included Paul Diethelm on guitar, Bruce McCabe on keyboards, Doug Nelson on bass and Billy Thommes on drums.
In 2005, Jonny Lang replaced the entire lineup, except for Anton, and embarked on an acoustic tour.
Jonny Lang performed with Wendy Alane Wright at the 2000 pre-Grammy party.
On September 17,2013, Jonny Lang released his first studio album in seven years, Fight for My Soul.
Jonny Lang married former Kids Incorporated cast member Haylie Johnson on June 8,2001, making him the brother-in-law of actress Ashley Johnson.
Jonny Lang has one younger sister, Jessica, who was a contestant on season 8 of American Idol.
Jonny Lang has co-written a couple of songs with contemporary Christian music artist Steven Curtis Chapman, notably "My Love Remains".