Johnny and the Moon

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Johnny and the Moon
Johnny and the Moon at Bowery Ballroom on October 9, 2007 (from left Big Juicy Papa, Dante DeCaro, Lindy Gerrard).
Background information
Origin Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Folk rock, indie rock
Years active 2006–present
Labels Kill Devil Hills
Members Dante DeCaro
Lindy Gerrard
Mark Devoe
Jeff "Big Juicy Papa" Phillips

Johnny and the Moon is a Canadian indie rock band formed in 2006 based in Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada. The band is fronted by Dante DeCaro of Hot Hot Heat and Wolf Parade and includes Lindy Gerrard, Mark Devoe, and Jeff "Big Juicy Papa" Phillips.[1][2] The band's name is a play on Johnny and the Moondogs, the short-lived name of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison's band in 1959 before changing it to the Beatles.[3]

The band released its self-titled debut album in 2006 on British Columbia, Canada based label Kill Devil Hills Records.[4]




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  1. ^ "Running with the pack". CBC News. June 24, 2008. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 
  2. ^ Official MySpace page, "Johnny and the Moon",, retrieved January 4, 2008.
  3. ^ Grayson Currin, "Johnny and the Moon", Pitchfork Media: Record Reviews, November 13, 2006.
  4. ^ Kill Devil Hills Records, "Johnny and the Moon Bio",, retrieved January 4, 2008.

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