Five Firsts: Johnny Morse of the John Morse Band, Starstruck

Johnny Morse
Johnny Morse

NAME: Johnny Morse
BAND AFFILIATION: The John Morse Band, Starstruck
INSTRUMENT: Guitar, Vocals

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Three Dog Night Captured Live at the Forum.” Loved the photos in the album.

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Rush at the Palace Theatre


4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Eighteen” by Alice Cooper, I think. Maybe Freebird?

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … not sure of the name. Maybe Serenity Rocks. Used to play solo guitar at age eight for pennies in the projects of Cohoes.

Singer-guitarslinger John Morse leads the John Morse Band into Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Troy for a free show at 10pm on Friday (November 2). Morse is also slated for a solo acoustic show at Bat Shea’s in Troy on Friday, November 9.

  1. John Morse says

    Thanks Greg and Staff,Cheers!

  2. Chris B. says

    Johnny Morse….The KING of after hours!

  3. Shaun K says

    John Morse………the KING of comedy!!

  4. leo m. says

    johnny you put a new spin on johnny be good your soo bad keep the jokes comeing

  5. Bruce Walker says

    Johnny Morse, an absolute Top Man!

  6. Marianne Rafferty says

    Can’t wait to see you on Friday, love the music and the jokes!!!!

  7. Roberta says

    Amazing performer..Amazing guy!

  8. Patti Bechand says

    Johnny, Your Great!!! ;p)..take care okay!!! You def have a passion for music and want to please your fans!!

  9. Scotty Q says

    Johnny be good-for good music and jokes, keep up the good work Johnny!!!!!!

  10. Michele Dunican says

    Johnny Morse – rocking the upstate with high energy in your face music!

  11. Michele Dunican says

    Johnny Morse – rocking the upstate with in your face, high energy talent

  12. Bro B says

    Johnny is the most hard working man in area music from helping younger bands to playing countless benefit shows for people who are in need. Still out there in the trenches of the not so glorious area music scene for over 30yrs. God bless The JMB Band

  13. Karen J says

    Thumbs up Johnny!!! Incredible talent….great person!! Always a pleasure!! Thank you!!

  14. Bill Brundige says

    Johnny Morse Band played our 36th annual Rye Bread Fest last year and rocked the crowd, can’t wait to have him back next year. Johnny is a true Rock and Roll Star in every way.

  15. colleen says

    Yay!!!! You made Nipperown’s “Five First’s!!!!” With love!

  16. John Morse says

    Thanks for the kind Words Friends,And thanks to Greg for putting up with my whining to get this on here,Cheers!

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