John has spent over 50 years as an entertainer: Rock musician/singer, TV host, author, columnist, actor, producer, emcee and radio broadcaster. John and 16th U.S. president Abraham Lincoln are cousins. Favorite actors/actresses include: Clint Eastwood, Dustin Hoffman, Johnny Depp, Susan Sarandon and Richard Dreyfuss. As for favorite television shows.....nowadays everything on TV stinks (unless it's an historic documentary). Favorite music of all-time includes surf, psychedelia, garage bands, Motown and just plain ol’ good time Rock & Roll. His NEW rock trivia book, “Johnny’s Vintage Rock 'n' Roll Q&A" is NOW AVAILABLE. His first, "Johnny's Jukebox Trivia” is still available as well. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Gratiot County’s One-Room Schoolhouses
Take a mini-roadtrip on a tour of old Michigan one-room schoolhouses! CLICK IN to see the ones in Gratiot County, and links to more!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: The Bay Furnace Ruins
Visit an old 1870's pig iron smelting furnace, the only remains of a town long-gone. CLICK IN for location and photos!
MICHIGAN SHOE TREE, On M-32 in Atlanta
Here's another shoe tree for y'all, up in Montmorency County. It's a good'un and is also referred to as a 'Boot Tree'. CLICK IN for photos and where you can drive by!
It’s Motown Records’ 60th Anniversary!
Motown Records celebrates its 60th anniversary this year! CLICK IN for a brief history and photo gallery!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Ghost of the Lilac Room
Several hotel guests have witnessed this specter that glides through their room...CLICK IN for details and where YOU can visit!
The Old Deserted House on 127 Near Ithaca
Many of us see this old abandoned house as we head north. I always wonder about it every time I pass by. CLICK IN for photos and find out who owned it in 1889!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Old Miner’s Neighborhood in Negaunee
The foundations and stairsteps are what's left of old miner's homes in Negaunee. CLICK IN to see photos of these and the U.P.'s first (1847) iron ore mine!
Take a U.P. Roadtrip Through This Michigan Mining Area
This would make a great excursion next time you travel the U.P...... CLICK IN for the names of these old mining towns!
Michigan’s Most Popular Rest Stop – We’ve “Gone” Here For Decades
Who of us haven't stopped here? If you've ever driven north, then you have. CLICK IN for a little more info on Michigan's favorite place to "go"!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: The Keweenaw Rocket Range
At the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula lies an old rocket range, abandoned since 1971. CLICK IN for photos and where to visit...if you're the adventurous type!