Johnnie Newkirk’s ‘Had To Do What I Had To Do’ Single Released From Basic Love XP
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Besides being eclectic and true to himself, music artist Johnnie Newkirk does what he has to do. Being born musical and talented, a man has no choice but to succumb to prominence.
From Brooklyn, New York, Johnnie Newkirk grew up amongst an urban landscape filled with creative people. No wonder it rubbed off on him. In school, he was a choirboy and then as he got older, he started jamming with other musically-inclined friends and eventually, formed a group ‘The Components of Sound’ in the 70’s. Johnnie Newkirk was a young man on the verge of becoming a breakout music artist. He learned lessons, he paid his dues, and now he knows what he wants to really do.
I don’t want them (my listeners) to run away from their feelings or emotions, but to embrace them, accept them and be grateful that they have them, Johnnie shares. To which we come