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TURQUOISE TRAIL:  A Spanish Flamenco & Western Inspired Blues Album by Justin Johnson
TURQUOISE TRAIL:  A Spanish Flamenco & Western Inspired Blues Album by Justin Johnson
TURQUOISE TRAIL: A Spanish Flamenco & Western Inspired Blues Album by Justin Johnson
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Justin Johnson is grabbing his guitars for another studio album!  We've spent the last month in the Southwest, playing guitars over the Rio Grande, along the Turquoise Trail, up the Sandia-Manzano Mountain Range, and out into the endless horizons of New Mexico.  The locations have inspired a Spanish, Southwestern, Flamenco flair to Justin's Signature Blues. 

Turquoise Trail is going to be the sound of the dusty desert, Southwestern skies, wild western gunfights, and hot sultry nights in the Spanish Cantina!  Justin is hand-selecting guest artists to fill out the sound with fiery percussion, Mariachi-inspired horns, and more!   

We couldn't wait to get into the studio and start laying down the new sound, so we spent a day at The Kitchen Sink Studio in Santa Fe, and have more studio time lined up in Albuquerque.  When we get back to Nashville, we'll bring the guest artists in, and finish the album up at Cash Cabin Studio, where Justin recorded his last two albums, If Walls Could Talk and Drivin' It Down.

With the changing climate of today’s music business, record labels are no longer necessary for independent artists to produce a project of this magnitude.. in fact the “business” of a label, with it’s focus on the financial bottom line, can often have the unfortunate effect of controlling and squelching the art. We have chosen to remain free from those ties, so that we can produce music that is solely informed by the artistic inspiration and process. What that means is that, in this new age of crowd-sourced funding, we depend on YOU, the Music Fans, to make it possible to cover the costs of bringing this album to life.

The costs that a record label would normally cover include studio time, studio & guest musician fees, recording, mixing, mastering, duplication, printing, shipping, marketing, distribution, licensing fees, promotions, and more. In addition, this album will be mastered for vinyl, cut, plated, pressed, and printed, shipped, and distributed for release on vinyl. In this new age of digital communication and social media, it is now possible for us, as artists, to share the vision with you and cover those expenses by organizing pre-orders of the album, and other fun incentives, like hand-built guitars, signature products, one-of-a-kind packages, and other great rewards.

Check out the column to the right, to choose from the awesome rewards we're offering for your support!

 

Nashville-based Roots Blues and Americana artist Justin Johnson has been hailed by Guitar World as a “must-see act,” lauded as an “American Master” by John Carter Cash, a “musical visionary” by Ted Nugent, had his "funk" praised by Bootsy Collins, and had his musical approach described as “timeless” by North Mississippi Allstar frontman Luther Dickinson. He has been recognized as Slidestock International Slide Guitar Champion, and his original music has been licensed to Wieden & Kennedy, Dodge Motor Co, Ken Burns, Florentine Films, and the list keeps growing. Justin Johnson blurs the lines between the traditional and the cutting edge, taking current day music back to it’s roots and keeping the blues alive.

•Justin Johnson has toured the world as a performing musician throughout mainland Australia and Tasmania, Europe, The United Kingdom, and coast to coast in North America.

•Justin Johnson's original song "Midnight at the Crossroads," from his Smoke & Mirrors double album, was licensed to Florentine Films for Ken Burns' documentary film "Jackie Robinson."

•"In the Pines" from Smoke & Mirrors was licensed to the one of the largest independently owned ad agencies in the world, Wieden + Kennedy, for the "Dodge Brothers" national ad campaign for Dodge Motor Company.

•"Grinnin in Your Face" from Smoke & Mirrors is featured on NPR Back Porch Music's "Best of Back Porch Music Vol. 18: Old Enough to Know Better" 2015 Compilation Album.

•Justin Johnson is founder of Roots Music School in Nashville, TN. Under this umbrella, he has released an Instructional Series currently consisting of 5 DVDs and a book on Roots Music technique and theory. As Roots Music School founder, Justin Johnson has partnered with educators across the country to develop Roots Music curriculum for schools.
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GUEST ARTISTS ON THE ALBUM WILL BE SELECTED AS WE GO, AND AS A SUPPORTER THROUGH THIS KICKSTARTER, YOU WILL BE THE FIRST TO KNOW WHO'S COMING ABOARD!

Here's a pic of some Justin Johnson Signature 3-String Guitars, 4-String Guitars, & 1-String Diddley Bows Rewards!  
If you want to take one home for yourself, select one of the guitar rewards along the right side of the screen!

We have ONLY ONE Custom "Estornino" 6-String Electric Guitar to offer as Reward. This guitar is handmade by Little Crow Guitars. It's innovative 4-way toggle switch set up makes it an incredibly versatile guitar, with a wide pallet of tonal options that you can rarely get from a single electric guitar. Grab it before it's gone! 

We have ONLY ONE Custom Whiskey Barrel 6-String Electric Guitars to offer as Reward.  This guitar is handmade by Big D's Guitars, and will be modeled after the one Justin Johnson is recording and touring with.  Grab it before it's gone! :)


You can also pick up a Justin Johnson Signature 3-String Shovel Guitar as a Reward.  It even comes with the brand new Justin Johnson Signature Guitar Slide and a "Slide Technique for 3-String Guitar" Instructional DVD to get you going! 

 

YOU CAN COUNT ON US TO DELIVER ABOVE & BEYOND! CHECK OUT WHAT WE ACCOMPLISHED WITH OUR LAST KICKSTARTER FUNDRAISING EFFORTS!

We asked for your support, you gave above and beyond what we asked for, so we went above and beyond with the product every time! Check those projects out at the following links:

Justin Johnson's Drivin' It Down Double Album Set Justin Johnson's newest full-band Double Album, Recorded at Cash Cabin and Co-Produced by Chuck Turner and Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer Bootsy Collins. 
www.justinjohnsonlive.com/drivin-it-down-by-justin-johnson.html

Justin Johnson's If Walls Could Talk CD/DVD SetJustin Johnson's CD/DVD Set, Recorded at Cash Cabin and Produced by 5x Grammy Award winner John Carter Cash and Chuck Turner. www.justinjohnsonlive.com/if-walls-could-talk-cd---dvd-set.html

Justin Johnson's Smoke & Mirrors Double Album Set Justin Johnson's debut Double Album Box Set. Smoke & Mirrors: a celebration of the past, present, and future of American Roots instruments www.justinjohnsonlive.com/smoke---mirrors-double-album.html

Justin Johnson's Instructional Roots Music DVD Series Roots Music According to Justin Johnson: 3-String Guitar
Roots Music According to Justin Johnson: One-String Diddley Bow
Roots Music According to Justin Johnson: Slide Guitar for 4-string
Roots Music According to Justin Johnson: Slide Technique for 3-String Guitar
Roots Music According to Justin Johnson: Slide Technique 6-string Guitar in Standard Tuning
www.rootsmusicschool.com/store.html

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REALLY IMPORTANT KICKSTARTER DETAILS:

You will NOT be charged until we meet our goal of $20k. If we do not reach our goal, we will not receive any money and you will NOT be charged.

If we reach our goal of $20k, you will be charged for what you pledged and the items you purchased will be shipped to you by the estimated delivery date listed in the description. Every pledge is rewarded from the smallest to the largest. Please view the sidebar to see what you can get for helping us breathe life into this project!

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    THE VIRTUAL WEST: DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

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    LONE RANGER: AUTOGRAPHED CD + DOWNLOAD

    At this level, you will get:

    •AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" hot off of the press, as soon as we have them in hand!

    +PLUS you will receive a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, as soon as it's available!

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    COMPADRES: 2 AUTOGRAPHED CDs + DOWNLOADs

    At this level, you will get:

    •AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" hot off of the press, as soon as we have them in hand!

    +PLUS you'll get the AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL CD COPY of YOUR CHOICE of Justin Johnson's other Current Albums

    +PLUS you will receive a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of BOTH albums

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    RIDIN' IN STYLE: CD, T-SHIRT, + DOWNLOAD

    At this level, you will get:

    •AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" hot off of the press, as soon as we have them in hand!

    +PLUS a LIMITED EDITION Justin Johnson "Turquoise Trail" T-Shirt

    +PLUS you will receive a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, as soon as it's available!

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    DIGITAL BONANZA: DOWNLOADS OF ALL 4 CDs

    DIGITAL DOWNLOADs of ALL 4 of JUSTIN JOHNSON'S CURRENT ALBUMS:

    At this level, you will get:

    •DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, as soon as it's available!

    +PLUS, you'll get a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of Justin Johnson's "DRIVIN' IT DOWN" Double Album

    +PLUS, you'll get a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of Justin Johnson's "SMOKE & MIRRORS" Double Album

    +PLUS, you'll get a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of Justin Johnson's "IF WALLS COULD TALK" Album

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    VINTAGE WEST: VINYL, CD, + DOWNLOAD

    GO VINTAGE WITH VINYL!

    At this level, you will get:

    •The brand new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album AUTOGRAPHED on VINYL!
    (*Please note that vinyl production takes longer than the production of CDs, and this reward will be sent out 3-4 months after the initial release. However, we will send you a Digital Download as soon as we have it available, so you can be enjoying the music until your vinyl reward package arrives!)

    +PLUS you will receive an AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" on CD

    +PLUS you will receive a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, as soon as it's available!

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    WANTED POSTERS: DECKOUT YOUR HIDEOUT

    DECK OUT YOUR HIDEOUT with Limited Edition Justin Johnson Music memorabilia!

    With this package, you will get:

    •Limited Edition "JUSTIN JOHNSON AT HWY 61 ROADHOUSE" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by St Louis artist Carol Boss AND Justin Johnson

    •Limited Edition "JUSTIN JOHNSON AT THE CROSSROADS" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by St Louis artist Carol Boss AND Justin Johnson

    •Limited Edition JUSTIN JOHNSON: CEMETERY BLUES" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by Justin Johnson

    •Limited Edition JUSTIN JOHNSON: TURQUOISE TRAIL" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by Justin Johnson

    +PLUS AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" hot off of the press, as soon as we have them in hand.

    +PLUS you will receive a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, available BEFORE the official release!!!

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    THE WHOLE She-BANG!: ALL 4 ALBUMS

    To the true music fan, there's nothing like seeing how an artist approaches one album differently from the last, and how the music evolves over time.
    At this level, you will receive:

    •AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" hot off of the press, as soon as we have them in hand.

    +PLUS you'll get the AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of Justin Johnson's debut Double CD 22-track album SMOKE & MIRRORS
    (recorded at Sun Studio, produced by Grammy Award winning engineer Matt Ross-Spang, and mastered by Grammy Award winning mastering engineer Brad Blackwood at Euphonic Masters)

    +PLUS you'll get the AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of Justin's IF WALLS COULD TALK album
    (recorded at Cash Cabin and produced by 5X Grammy Award winning producer John Carter Cash)

    +PLUS you'll get the AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of Justin's "DRIVIN' IT DOWN" Double CD album (recorded at Cash Cabin, and co-produced by Chuck Turner and Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer, Bootsy Collins)

    *Already have the first 3 albums? No Worries! They make perfect gifts!

    +PLUS you'll get DIGITAL DOWNLOADS of ALL 4 ALBUMS, AS WELL!

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    TOP SHELF: ALL 4 ALBUMS + VINYL!

    •The brand new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album AUTOGRAPHED on VINYL!
    (*Please note that vinyl production takes longer than the production of CDs, and this reward will be sent out 3-4 months after the initial release. However, we will send you a Digital Download as soon as we have it available, so you can be enjoying the music until your vinyl reward package arrives!)

    +PLUS AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "TURQUOISE TRAIL"on CD, hot off of the press, as soon as we have them in hand.

    +PLUS you'll get the AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of Justin Johnson's debut Double CD 22-track album SMOKE & MIRRORS
    (recorded at Sun Studio, produced by Grammy Award winning engineer Matt Ross-Spang, and mastered by Grammy Award winning mastering engineer Brad Blackwood at Euphonic Masters)

    +PLUS you'll get the AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of Justin's IF WALLS COULD TALK on CD
    (recorded at Cash Cabin and produced by 5X Grammy Award winning producer John Carter Cash)

    +PLUS you'll get the AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of Justin's "DRIVIN' IT DOWN" Double CD album (recorded at Cash Cabin, and co-produced by Chuck Turner and Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer, Bootsy Collins)

    *Already have the first 3 albums? No Worries! They make perfect gifts!

    +PLUS you'll get DIGITAL DOWNLOADS of ALL 4 ALBUMS, AS WELL!

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    RIDE INTO THE SUNSET: Collector's Set

    At this level, you'll get…
    •AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" hot off of the press, as soon as we have them in hand.

    •AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "DRIVIN' IT DOWN," Double Album Set

    •AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "SMOKE & MIRRORS" Double Album Set

    •AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "IF WALLS COULD TALK" CD/DVD Set

    •Limited Edition "JUSTIN JOHNSON AT HWY 61 ROADHOUSE" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by St Louis artist Carol Boss AND Justin Johnson

    •Limited Edition "JUSTIN JOHNSON AT THE CROSSROADS" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by St Louis artist Carol Boss AND Justin Johnson

    •Limited Edition JUSTIN JOHNSON: CEMETERY BLUES" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by Justin Johnson

    •Limited Edition JUSTIN JOHNSON: TURQUOISE TRAIL" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by Justin Johnson

    +PLUS you'll get a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, available BEFORE the official release!!!

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    GUNSLINGER'S APPRENTICE: 4 SKYPE LESSONS

    PACKAGE OF 4 SKYPE LESSONS + 'TURQUOISE TRAIL" ALBUM + DOWNLOAD:

    At this level, you'll get a package of 4 one-hour long SKYPE lessons with Justin Johnson. These lessons can be on the musical subject of your choice: guitar, slide guitar, gear, bass, using a loop pedal, etc.

    +PLUS you'll get an AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of the "TURQUOISE TRAIL" ALBUM on CD

    +PLUS you'll get a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, available BEFORE the official release!!!

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    THE GOLD RUSH: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION

    • AUTOGRAPHED "TURQUOISE TRAIL" Album
    • AUTOGRAPHED "DRIVIN IT DOWN" Double Album Set
    • AUTOGRAPHED "SMOKE & MIRRORS" Double Album Set
    • AUTOGRAPHED "IF WALLS COULD TALK" CD/DVD Set

    •Limited Edition "JUSTIN JOHNSON AT HWY 61 ROADHOUSE" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by St Louis artist Carol Boss AND Justin Johnson
    •Limited Edition "JUSTIN JOHNSON AT THE CROSSROADS" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by St Louis artist Carol Boss AND Justin Johnson
    •Limited Edition JUSTIN JOHNSON: CEMETERY BLUES" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by Justin Johnson
    •Limited Edition JUSTIN JOHNSON: TURQUOISE TRAIL" Poster, AUTOGRAPHED by Justin Johnson

    •"TURQUOISE TRAIL" T-SHIRT

    3-PART INSTRUCTIONAL DVD SERIES:
    •"Roots Music According to Justin Johnson: 3-String Guitar"
    ​•"Roots Music According to Justin Johnson: Slide Technique for the 3-String Guitar"
    •"Roots Music According to Justin Johnson: Slide Technique for 6-String Guitar in Standard Tuning"

    •NEW MODEL JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR SLIDE, by Jim Dunlop

    •PICK HOLDER KEYCHAIN
    w/ SET OF 4 JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE PICKS

    •PICK HOLDER NECKLACE
    w/ SET OF 4 JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE PICKS, in Velvet Pouch

    •COLLECTOR'S TIN with SET OF 8 JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR ​PICK SET

    •The brand new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album AUTOGRAPHED on VINYL!
    (*Please note that vinyl production takes longer than the production of CDs, and this reward will be sent out 3-4 months after the initial release. However, we will send you a Digital Download as soon as we have it available, so you can be enjoying the music until your vinyl reward package arrives!)

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    THE SOLO AMIGO: 1-STRING DIDDLEY BOW

    CUSTOM 1-STRING DIDDLEY BOW + INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO SERIES + JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR SLIDE + "TURQUOISE TRAIL" ALBUM + DOWNLOAD:

    At this level, you will get an autographed One-String Electric Diddley Bow, Custom Made for you

    +PLUS a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of "Roots Music According to Justin Johnson: One-String Diddley Bow" Instructional Series, to get you pickin' & pluckin' in no time!

    +PLUS a JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR SLIDE, perfect for slidin' with your new One-String Diddley Bow

    +PLUS an AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of the "TURQUOISE TRAIL" ALBUM

    +PLUS you'll get a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, available BEFORE the official release!!!

    * This will be a special limited edition build only available through this Kickstarter campaign!!

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    JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE 3-STRING GUITAR

    LIMITED EDITION JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE 3-STRING GUITAR + INSTRUCTIONAL DVD + "TURQUOISE TRAIL" ALBUM + DOWNLOAD:

    Autographed, Fretted 3-STRING CIGAR BOX GUITAR Custom Made for this Kickstarter Campaign, with Justin Johnson Signature engraved Delta Groove Guitar Neck, and Justin Johnson Signature Engraved Hand-Wound Flatpup Guitar Pickup.
    *This will be a special limited edition build, only available through this Kickstarter campaign!!

    +PLUS "Roots Music According to Justin Johnson: 3-String Guitar" Instructional DVD, to get you pickin' & pluckin' in no time!

    +PLUS an AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of the "TURQUOISE TRAIL" Album

    +PLUS a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, available BEFORE the official release!!!

    * This will be a special limited edition build only available through this Kickstarter campaign!!

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    JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE 4-STRING GUITAR

    LIMITED EDITION JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE 4-STRING GUITAR + INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO SERIES + "TURQUOISE TRAIL" ALBUM + DOWNLOAD:

    Autographed, Fretted 4-STRING CIGAR BOX GUITAR Custom Made for this Kickstarter Campaign, with Justin Johnson Signature engraved Delta Groove Guitar Neck, and Justin Johnson Signature Engraved Hand-Wound Flatpup Guitar Pickup.
    *This will be a special limited edition build, only available through this Kickstarter campaign!!

    +PLUS a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of "Roots Music According to Justin Johnson: Slide Technique for 4-String Guitar" Instructional Series, to get you pickin' & slidin' in no time!

    +PLUS an AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of the "TURQUOISE TRAIL" Album

    +PLUS a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, available BEFORE the official release!!!

    * This will be a special limited edition build only available through this Kickstarter campaign!!

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    DIGGIN' FOR GOLD: SHOVEL GUITAR PACKAGE

    LIMITED EDITION JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE 3-STRING SHOVEL GUITAR + INSTRUCTIONAL DVD + JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR SLIDE + "TURQUOISE TRAIL" ALBUM + DOWNLOAD:

    At this Reward Level, you'll get everything you need to start Diggin' in & Cranking' it up on your own 3-string Fretless Justin Johnson Signature Shovel Guitar, just like the one that was featured in Justin Johnson's “Crankin’ it Up” viral video!

    The “Crankin’ It Up Package Deal” includes:

    •3-STRING SHOVEL GUITAR
    Justin Johnson Signature 3-String Electric Shovel Guitar with all the bells & whistles:
    •CUSTOM HAND-WOUND ELECTRIC PICKUP
    •HIGH QUALITY CHROME HARDWARE
    •FRET MARKERS FOR EASY SLIDE PLAYING

    •NEW MODEL JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR SLIDE
    Justin Johnson Signature Guitar Slide, Created by Jim Dunlop.

    •AUTOGRAPHED INSTRUCTIONAL DVD:
    Justin’s Instructional DVD “Slide Technique for the 3-String Guitar” will teach you 3-string tunings, slide techniques, songs, and more. It is designed to give the total beginner a thorough introduction to playing slide on a 3-string guitar.

    +PLUS you'll get an AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" hot off of the press, as soon as we have them in hand.

    +PLUS you'll get a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, available BEFORE the official release!!!

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    CAMPFIRE BALLAD: YOUR OWN THEME SONG

    At this Reward Level, Justin Johnson will WRITE AND RECORD A PERSONAL THEME SONG JUST FOR YOU!
    Everybody dreams of what the theme music would sound like when they walk down the dusty street or through those swinging saloon doors, right? I know we do.. Justin will work his wizardry, consult his magical & mystical oracles, and conjure the perfect song to announce your presence to the world!
    How cool is that?!? This would be a really cool surprise for someone else as well!

    **The last time we offered this reward to raise funds for a new album, the theme song Justin wrote ended up on that album! Want to hear it? Check out "Tennessee Turkey and a Carolina Chick" on Justin's "If Walls Could Talk" album!

    +PLUS you'll get an AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" hot off of the press, as soon as we have them in hand.

    +PLUS you'll get a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, available BEFORE the official release!!!

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    6-STRING GUITAR by LITTLE CROW GUITARS

    LIMITED EDITION AUTOGRAPHED "ESTORNINO" 6-STRING GUITAR + INSTRUCTIONAL DVD + JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR SLIDE + "TURQUOISE TRAIL" ALBUM ON CD + DOWNLOAD:

    Autographed, Fretted Limited Edition "ESTORNINO" 6-STRING GUITAR by LITTLE CROW GUITARS!
    •1-Piece Pine Body
    •Ash Neck
    •Sheoak Fretboard
    •4-Way Toggle Switch: (Bridge, Bridge + Neck series, Bridge + Neck parallel, Neck)

    Custom Made for this Kickstarter Campaign by Little Crow Guitars!

    +PLUS an AUTOGRAPHED INSTRUCTIONAL DVD "Slide Technique for 6-String Guitar in Standard Tuning"

    +PLUS NEW MODEL JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR SLIDE, Created by Jim Dunlop.

    +PLUS an AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of the "TURQUOISE TRAIL" Album on CD

    +PLUS a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, available BEFORE the official release!!!

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    TOP SHELF: WHISKEY BARREL 6-STRING

    LIMITED EDITION WHISKEY BARREL 6-STRING GUITAR + INSTRUCTIONAL DVD + JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR SLIDE + "TURQUOISE TRAIL" ALBUM ON CD + DOWNLOAD:

    Autographed, Fretted 6-STRING WHISKEY BARREL GUITAR Custom Made for this Kickstarter Campaign by Big D Guitars.

    +PLUS an AUTOGRAPHED INSTRUCTIONAL DVD "Slide Technique for 6-String Guitar in Standard Tuning"

    +PLUS NEW MODEL JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR SLIDE, Created by Jim Dunlop.

    +PLUS an AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of the "TURQUOISE TRAIL" Album on CD

    +PLUS a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, available BEFORE the official release!!!

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    2nd CHANCE!! WHISKEY BARREL 6-STRING

    We got so many requests for this one, that we've wrangled up 2 more. Once these are gone, they're GONE, so getcha one while ya can!

    LIMITED EDITION WHISKEY BARREL 6-STRING GUITAR + INSTRUCTIONAL DVD + JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR SLIDE + "TURQUOISE TRAIL" ALBUM ON CD + DOWNLOAD:

    Autographed, Fretted 6-STRING WHISKEY BARREL GUITAR Custom Made for this Kickstarter Campaign by Big D Guitars.

    +PLUS an AUTOGRAPHED INSTRUCTIONAL DVD "Slide Technique for 6-String Guitar in Standard Tuning"

    +PLUS NEW MODEL JUSTIN JOHNSON SIGNATURE GUITAR SLIDE, Created by Jim Dunlop.

    +PLUS an AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL COPY of the "TURQUOISE TRAIL" Album on CD

    +PLUS a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the new "TURQUOISE TRAIL" album, available BEFORE the official release!!!

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    THE DEPUTY: ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

    Ready to join us and be a bigger part of the project?
    At DEPUTY LEVEL, we'll make you ASSOCIATE PRODUCER of "TURQUOISE TRAIL"

    You will be listed as ASSOCIATE PRODUCER in the album credits.

    +PLUS we'll take you on a VIP Wild West Tour of Nashville, with stopovers at our favorite Cantinas for Vittles and Libations on us!
    (**Recipient is responsible for their own travel and accommodations in Nashville, but once you get here, we'll show you all the good stuff!)

    +PLUS 10 AUTOGRAPHED COPIES of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" CDs and 10 AUTOGRAPHED COPIES of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" VINYLs.. aka, endless Bragging Rights to your Posse!

    +PLUS at Associate Producer Level, We cover the Shipping costs on rewards, no matter where you are in the world!

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    NEW SHERIFF IN TOWN: EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

    Ready to join us and be a bigger part of the project?
    At this ULTIMATE VIP LEVEL, we'll make you EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of "TURQUOISE TRAIL"

    You will be listed as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER in the album credits.

    +PLUS you get a PERSONAL INVITATION to join us IN STUDIO at Cash Cabin, for one of the days of actual recording, while we make music history!

    +PLUS we'll take you on a VIP Wild West Tour of Nashville, with stopovers at our favorite Cantinas for Vittles and Libations on us!
    (**Recipient is responsible for their own travel and accommodations in Nashville, but once you get here, we'll show you all the good stuff!)

    +PLUS you'll get ALL OF THE REWARDS LISTED ABOVE (with the exception of the Whiskey Barrel Guitar, which there is only one of).. THAT'S A LOT OF LOOT, AMIGO!

    +PLUS 10 AUTOGRAPHED COPIES of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" CDs and 10 AUTOGRAPHED COPIES of "TURQUOISE TRAIL" VINYLs.. aka, endless Bragging Rights to your Posse!

    +PLUS at Executive Producer Level, We cover the Shipping costs on ALL rewards, no matter where you are in the world!

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