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Johnny Unicorn

Johnny Unicorn
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United States
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Johnny Unicorn is a quirky singer-songwriter from California now based in Seattle. In addition to his Johnny Unicorn recordings, which fall generally into the area of progressive art-pop, he records as Zorznijor, focusing on a large quantity of short humorous songs. He has also performed as a member of Autumn Electric and does production work.
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http://www.johnnyunicorn.com
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Releases on file (10)
Johnny Unicorn — Heavy Jugs to the Moon Johnny Unicorn — Heavy Jugs to the Moon
(Bandcamp UAS 37022, 2017, CD)
Brian Woodbury & His Popular Music Group — Pay Attention Brian Woodbury & His Popular Music Group — Pay Attention
(Some Phil 9, 2015, CD)
Autumn Electric — Star Being Earth Child Autumn Electric — Star Being Earth Child
(Bandcamp no#, 2015, CD)
Johnny Unicorn — Angels in the Oort Cloud Johnny Unicorn — Angels in the Oort Cloud
(Bandcamp no#, 2014, CD)
Autumn Electric — Flowers for Ambrosia Autumn Electric — Flowers for Ambrosia
(Bandcamp no#, 2014, CD)
Johnny Unicorn — Sadness and Companionship Johnny Unicorn — Sadness and Companionship
((Not on label) no#, 2013, CD)
Autumn Electric — Make Me a Tree Autumn Electric — Make Me a Tree
(Bandcamp no#, 2012, CD)
Phideaux — Snowtorch Phideaux — Snowtorch
(Bloodfish 8 26677 00459 8, 2011, CD)
Johnny Unicorn — Thinking Hard to Overcome Nervousness Johnny Unicorn — Thinking Hard to Overcome Nervousness
((Not on label) UAS-37003, 2011, CD)
Johnny Unicorn — Sweet Edith Manton Johnny Unicorn — Sweet Edith Manton
((Not on label) UAS-37002, 2010, CD)

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