JOHNNY SHILO / About
Johnny was born at Greta, a migrant camp in Mainland NSW Australia to his German mother and Polish father.
Johnny contracted Polio at the age 13 months affecting his muscles, nerves and the growth of his right leg and as a result walks on crutches permantly but that has never dampened his spirit and has never stopped him from performing professionally
From a very young age Johnny has always been passionate about entertaining. He was given a guitar from a music store owner in Wagga Wagga NSW Australia and taught himself to play his gifted guitar. He performed in school plays,entered talent quests and turned professional at the age of sixteen, playing solo/duo and in various bands and still does to this very day.
Johnny has entertained in a variety of venues over the years such as cruise ships and all along the east coast of Australia at AFL and VFL football clubs, hotels, Returned soldiers services Clubs, restaurants, several Country Music Festivals and Clubs, farmers markets, community and charity fund raisers, private and corporate functions senior citizen clubs, house parties, aged care homes,spruiking, motivation sessions, MC/Comparing, and the occasional spot of comedy.
Based in Melbourne Au Johnny has had the great privilege of working alongside of some of Australia's well known and respected entertainers which the respect is returned to because of his professionalism.
Johnny also was fortunate to be mentored by the Great GARY MAC radio presenter/ personality Melbourne Au as a voice-over artist also spent some time on radio producing and presenting a Country Music Programe promoting local, national and international talent.
Johnny has recorded a variety of classic Country in Nashville Tennessee USA and Melbourne Australia.
Johnny has had some great success with his ROCK N ROLL COUNTRY album, one track 'I'D LIKE TO STRANGLE MY BOSS ' which was his first single. It was released to radio nationally and internationally on 19/10/2018 promoted and distributed digitally exclusively by????STEPHEN BRADY link climbed the Country Music charts in Australia for ten weeks and reached no 4 and no 2 in Europe.
Johnny released his second single on 8/1/2019 from the same album 'ROCK N ROLL COUNTRY The track is titled 'WHAT HAPPENED TO LOVE ' Also promoted and distributed digitally to radio ???? nationally and internationally exclusively???? by STEPHEN BRADY link climbing the official Australian Country Music Charts charts for seven weeks.
These two singles will also be on his latest Hard Copy of album
"ALL THINGS NEW"
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8th September 2019 Presented by Ernie Johns Road Show//Bud Records//Johnny Shilo Entertainment.
Golden Hills Motel Function Room.
145 Morang Road Bendigo
Johnny collaborated 4 songs, he composing the music and editing and writing the lyrics with his best buddy/wife Marion-Juanita Shilo which is such an inspiration to Johnny and all that know her by her songwriting as she is legally blind.
One of which titled *ROCK N ROLL COWGIRL* HIT number one in COUNTRY ROCK Globally in all countrys WEEK 36 in 2019 on link
A single from this Album "Never Make you Cry" was released to radio on 17 th September 2019 which was no1 twice in Country Pop also on link album and single are available for purchase on ???? Apple/ITunes, Spotify, Google Music, Deeper and all popular digital platforms.
Week 38***Great News
2 number 1's in one week
My latest single **Never Make You Cry**
No. 1 in Country Pop
And **What's New Tomorrow**
No. 1 in Country Rock.
A huge thank you to all the people who is supportiing my music.
Week 41 in 2019 on link
**Never Make You Cry**
Country pop in Australia
No 1 again from slipping down to no 5
MORE GOOD NEWS
**LADY LOVE ME** Week 44, 45 46 in 2019 on link is no.2 Globally and no.1 in Country Rock. I am so gratefull for all who are supporting me...THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH...Cheers Johnny
Bringing Heart to Entertainment
GREAT NEWS .... 2020
*What Happened to Love* from my latest album *All Things New* Lyrics penned by the more recorded songwriter in Australia Allan Caswell of course on link
This song has been No1 in Australia for COUNTRY for 7 Weeks from week 2 to week 8...Thanks folks for hanging with me...Johnny