Biography / Info
John Wall has been playing guitar since he was 12, writing and recording 60+ songs, mostly with his band OSMIUM. John is a songwriter member of ASCAP, and also his publishing company Road Rash Music is registered with ASCAP.
OSMIUM is a "band of bands" formed with
- John Wall - songwriter, guitar, backing vocals
- Allan Morgan - songwriter, keyboards and vocalist with "Pop Machine"
- Dave Waterbury - Studio owner, producer, bassist with "Spirit" and "The Boxtops", & noted Los Angeles session player.
Tracks feature guest musicians such as Scott Sookman (from "Pop Machine" and "The Cheeseburgers"), and several L.A. session players such as Jimmy Powers (Harmonica), Sandi Currie (vocals), Dan Singer (vocals), and Dave Robinson (Drums).
Film & Television Credits
+ Teacher in Traction was featured on the MTV series Next
+ Still Livin’ at Home was featured on the CBS TV series Nash Bridges
+ Skateboard Phreak is the Title Song in the film The Skateboard Kid (Concorde/New Horizon)
seen on HBO & Showtime
+ President’s Song on the Nickelodeon series Cousin Skeeter
+ 11 Songs in 4 Independent films: Nelson’s Way of Being, Taking the Turf, Cons and NoHo
+ 4 songs with videos and an interview with John on Washingtunes (Washington DC public TV)
+ 21 original tunes on debut CD OSMIUM - Still Livin’ at Home (Road Rash Music)
+ Bad Hair Day on the album Tastee Delights II (Not So Famous David’s Records)
+ She Bangs My Head on the album Secrets of California (Ultimate of Cool Records)
+ Dancin’ The Groove on the album Introducing LA’s Compilation (Vantage Records)
+ Over two dozen songs published by Road Rash Music (ASCAP)
+ 3 songs published by Red Engine Music / Master Source (ASCAP)
+ 1 song published by Data Data Publishing (ASCAP)
Internet Downloads & Sales
+ Nationally broadcast on The Doctor Demento Show (Westwood One Radio Network)
+ Locally on WHFS and WWDC Washington D.C. / Baltimore, MD Area