life\’s a drag, petrolhead

Tearing down the straight and narrow in 1963 with Johnny Sudetta, a Clevelander who moved out west to CA in 1959.

Written by R. Christian & J. Sudetta, and recorded by the rechristened Fortune Cookie at the age of just sixteen; he was invited by Johnny Burnette to tour England in the same year on the back of \”Soul Surfer\”, but as a juvenile was prohibited from applying for a working visa. Johnny also provided sterling session guitar for bigger acts including Sam Cooke, Glen Campbell and – on one occasion – even toured with the Beach Boys. JOHNNY FORTUNE: DRAGSTER from \”Dragster b/w Siboney\” 45 (Park Avenue) 1963 (US) OUT OF PRINT


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