Five Firsts: Johnny Spampinato of the Spampinato Brothers

Johnny Spampinato

Johnny Spampinato (photo by Ed Conway)

NAME: Johnny Spampinato
BAND AFFILIATION: The Spampinato Brothers
INSTRUMENT: Guitar, vocals

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … the Beach Boys, “Live 65”

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2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … NRBQ at the New York World’s Fair… 1969

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … an acoustic archtop, owned by my dad

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Go, Jim Dandy” or “Johnny B. Goode”

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Changes

Guitarist Johnny Spampinato teams up with his brother-bassist Joey Spampinato to lead the Spampinato Brothers into Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany at 8pm on Friday, April 27. Tix are $10.

BUT WAIT… We’re giving away a pair of FREE TIX to the show. Just go here to enter…

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One Response to “Five Firsts: Johnny Spampinato of the Spampinato Brothers”

  1. Normando says:

    “5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Changes”

    God damn!! He’s a time-traveler, too!!

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