Johnny Gunn Wall of Fame

Black Hole Wall Of Famer…… Johnny Gunn

‘Inducted into The Black Hole during our 2010 Kickoff/Induction Party at Ricky’s in San Leandro, Johnny Gunn was an easy choice as his roots to the East Bay and, in particular, Raider football, have always run deep. A regular at Raider home games, this local legend proudly sports his Raider gear and his loyalty never waivers….For this dedication and his love for our club, The Black Hole has now added a new Brother to the familia as we welcome Johnny Gunn to “Football’s Most Notorious Fans”….. JG, this brew is for you. Welcome to The Black Hole.’

Johnny Gunn is a seasoned professional doing original music inspired by the diverse group of artists he has had the pleasure and good fortune to work with including artists and or members of:

  • Eddie Money
  • The Royal Doggs (Rock)
  • Cold Blood (Funky R& B)
  • Metallica (Heavy Metal)
  • Night Ranger (Melodic Hard Rock)
  • Tommy Castro (Blues)
  • The TomKatz (R & B)
  • Puro Bandido (Latin Rock)
  • Ka Ehu Kai & Ka’Nalu (Hawaiian groups)
  • Tim Murphy
  • Tom Wurth
  • Vince Gil (Country)

Johnny has developed a sound that grooves, rocks and sways flavored with some of today’s Outlaw Country, and has accumulated many awards through the years including:

  • Gold & Platinum Records for his songwriting contributions to Eddie Money’s1982 release, “No Control”
  • Nominated twice for a Grammy, once in 2005 as Producer/Songwriter for Kurt Crasper’s, “Wolf Tickets” record and the other in 2006 for a song called “Give Love a Try”, he co-wrote for Tommy Castro’s “Soul Shaker” record
  • 2010 Hawaiian Grammy nomination (Na Hoku Hanohano Awards) for producing “Where’ve All The Hawaiian’s Gone” by Ka Ehu Kai.

In addition to his musical contributions to society, Johnny contributes his time to local charities as well, including The Fallen Heroes, Mike Ditka’s Grid Iron Greats, Jeremy Brigham’s Believe in the Dream, Barry Zito’s Strike Outs for Troops, The National Spina Bifida Foundation, Guitars for Life, Predator Patrol and many others. Recently, the Northern California Child Abuse Council has used one of his songs and the video, Change n’ Time, for their current campaign.

Visit Johnny Gunn’s website

Johnny Gun Wearing The Black Hole Shirt

Johnny Gun Wearing The Black Hole Shirt

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In 1995, a group of hard-core Raiders fans had an idea – create a fan group clad in black that would eventually encompass all of Raider Nation. Read more....

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