New Guitar seen backstage with the Hollywood Vampires
was spotted backstage jamming with Tommy Henriksen before the Fraze
Pavilion Hollywood Vampires show on July 12, 2016, while Matt Sorum's
dog Lola looked on. Any help identifying this guitar would be
New Acoustic Guitar seen at Harry Dean Stanton Awards event
played this guitar at the Vidiots First Annual Harry Dean Stanton
Awards event on October 23, 2016. He performed with Harry, Kris
Kristofferson, John Densmore and others on songs such as Everybody's
Talkin' and Help Me Make It Through The Night.
Acoustic Guitars seen in Paul McCartney's Early Days video and MJ Kim photos
jams with Paul McCartney and some blues musicians in the 2014 Early
Days video, and poses for photographer MJ Kim for some
behind the scenes photos. The guitar seen in the video has a
shiny, smooth finish and a pickguard, while the other guitar that he
poses with in the black and white photo below has a much more
distressed finish, f-holes, and no pickguard.
Acoustic Guitar seen in 2014 Bruce Weber photoshoot
is posing with this guitar during a shoot with photographer Bruce Weber
for the Interview April 2014 issue.
Acoustic Guitar seen in 1980 Miramar High School Yearbook
yearbook photo is believed by most to be of Johnny, even though he had
dropped out of high school by 1980. There are certainly other
photos of Johnny from the same time period where he is sporting a
similar shag haircut. He is seen here strumming an acoustic
guitar. Photo posted by Matt L. on the Facebook Miramar group.
Acoustic Guitar seen at Hunter S. Thompson tribute
played slide guitar at a tribute to Thompson in Louisville, KY in 1996.
Not much detail can be seen, but there is a pickguard, there
decorative inlays in the fretboard, and there is a symbol and logo on
the headstock that may say Gibson.
Acoustic Guitar seen in Platoon
the S.F. carved in a heart. This presumably stands for
Fenn, with whom Johnny was involved when Platoon was filmed.
There is also a peace sign carved into the guitar (most
seen in the crop above and the 3rd screen cap).
Acoustic Guitar with black pickguard
in Fear and Loathing in
Las Vegas stills.
Acoustic guitar with black pickguard
Seen in Tom Petty's Into The
Great Wide Open video in 1991. Pickguard is further from the
sound hole, and the finish is lighter in color than the Fear and
guitar, and has white edges.
Acoustic Guitar seen in Chocolat
Acoustic Guitar seen in Once
Upon A Time In Mexico DVD extras
one looks different yet. The decoration of the sound hole
different, as does the bridge. There may be some markings on
3rd fret? (Or is that a pick?)
Johnny was spotted at Matt Umanov Guitars
in New York City on November 18, 2011. He reportedly
purchased this Spanish guitar.
Black Acoustic Guitar
in the 2006 Johnny Cash video, God's Gonna Cut You Down.
Johnny was seen playing a
couple of different acoustic guitars when he jammed with some friends
at SXSW in 2012.
For photos and info about Johnny's other guitars and miscellaneous
instruments, please return to the Guitars page!