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 rock trivia book, “Johnny’s Jukebox Trivia” was published in 2002 and has a new Rock 'n Roll book that will be available Spring 2018. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site!
LOST MICHIGAN TOWN: Where Was Kearney Located?
The exact location of the Michigan town of 'Kearney' seems to be unknown. Click in for photos of the area.....
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The Copper Town of Phoenix
The Upper Peninsula community of Phoenix has only one business still operating and a few historic structures still standing. Click in to see where to visit these pieces of Michigan history!
SMALLTOWN MICHIGAN: Sidney, in Montcalm County
The little town of Sidney is a little off most beaten paths but it's a pleasant, historic place to visit...and their Heritage Festival is coming up in August! Click in for details and location!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Dahlia Hill Gardens, Midland
It's almost like re-living the "Flower Power" movement of the 1960's...cool stuff! Click in for details!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Fun Center Amusement Park, Irish Hills
Click in and see LOTS of photos of what this abandoned Michigan amusement park looks like today...
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Legend of ‘Knock-Knock’ Road
The legend of the ghostly little girl who knocks on your car window has been giving people shivers since the 1940's. Click in for photos and where to visit...
HISTORICAL MICHIGAN: The Historical Markers of Vermontville
Vermontville is nearby and chock-full of history...click in for details and pictures!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: The Ruins of Turtle Island
Michigan's own "Gilligan's island" is all in ruins; click in to see location and possibly pay a visit!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The Remains of Cathro
There's not much left of the town of Cathro, so visit it while you're still able to see some old structures...click in for photos and location!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN: Visit the Wreck of the Joseph S. Fay
Click in to see many underwater photos of the shipwreck and find out where to visit this awesome Michigan historic site!