China on The Horizon (2006) available

May 26, 2020 in Uncategorized

Friends, In 2006 I wrote a song called China on the Horizon. At the time there was a discussion about the biggest geopolitical threat to America and western Democracies. This song was my take. The tune was never released but a few folks got wind of it  and considering the current pandemic conversation asked me to release it…So without further comment….China on the Horizon (2006) is now available on all music platforms..

Take a sail on a big ship
Head West till you stop
You’ll find a razor
In your brown paper cup

Her eyes are diamonds
And she smiles like a clown
She knows what you need
Before you turn around

China is on the Horizon

She will take you out – Turn you inside
Leave you flat on your back
She’ll put your heart
In high state of attack

She comes with roses
But she’s nearly Insane
The Boys on Wall Street
You can bet all know her name

China is on the Horizon

Be Well


Rescheduled May Concert Dates

April 17, 2020 in Uncategorized
As you might have guessed, Unfortunately due to the current circumstances surrounding Covid19 and out of a concern for the health and safety of everyone involved, Five For Fighting With String Quartet’s May shows in Thousand Oaks, San Juan Capistrano and Solana Beach are being postponed to September. The May 30th Rancho Cucamonga performance at the Lewis Family Playhouse unfortunately cannot be rescheduled at this time and must be canceled.
Please note that all tickets for the original May dates will be honored for the rescheduled performances. Any additional ticketing questions should be directed to each venue’s box office.
Rescheduled Dates are
Fri, Sep 25 – Thousand Oaks Civic Center,TO, CA
Sat, Sep 26 – Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, CA
Sun, Sep 27 – Belly Up, Solana Beach, CA
I hope you and your families are doing as best you can under the circumstances, and will be adding more shows across the country in the fall and 2021.
Take Care

All For One

April 8, 2020 in Uncategorized

Friends, I hope everyone is negotiating the Corona Virus the best they can in this new reality. Like so many of you, I have lost an old friend and send my prayers to all suffering during this time. As we saw in the aftermath of 9-11 within the tragedy we see great unsung heroic acts, from our front line health care workers, to grocery store checkers, postal employees, and so many more. Some of you noticed an acoustic version of my song All for One in the finale of Hawaii 5-0 which was personally special as my friend Peter is H50’s show runner. Here is a link to another version of that song that was performed by the US Army Voices just the other day. I was deeply moved and honored hearing our troops sing this tune. We are all in this together…more than ever…All For One. Be Well. Love John.



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