During an era when political singer/songwriters seem virtually extinct, Robb Johnson has flown the flag with biting songs and satire, railing against the evils of capitalism, oppression, greed, and injustice wherever he can find it. Yet, charged and angry as his music has often been, it’s invariably laced with as much wit and humor as polemics, and is in any case merely one feature — though the most pronounced — of his work. A huge fan of Jacques Brel, he virtually invented a new English…
He has his own record label, Irregular Records, and has released more than 25 albums either solo or in several collaborations. Johnson began his musical career playing in folk clubs in the 1970s and ran a folk club at Sussex University, before forming a band called Grubstreet, which split up in 1983. In 1985 he made his first solo album, He has also formed a duo with female singer Pip Collings. Since then, Robb has worked with a variety of bands with friend and fellow songwriter Leon Rosselson, as well as a solo artist.
Stand Down Margaret
Robb Johnson & Steve White