DISCOGRAPHY

Featured Albums

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...MOSTLY BLUES

John's musical roots are in the blues as reflected in this, his first album. In this album, John is unaccompanied, performing solo acoustic guitar and vocals. (Available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, etc).

https://johnmcdonald.hearnow.com/mostly-blues

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EVEN COWBOYS GET THE BLUES

In this album, John is joined by two outstanding Athens, Ga musicians - Mark Maxwell on electric and classical guitar and Glyn Denhan on harp and dobro. The album consists of blues songs by some traditional artists like Lightning Hopkins, Walter Davis and Lonnie Johnson with contemporay country/western blues composers like Guy Clark, Ry Cooder, John Hiatt and Jerry Jeff Walker. The blend is seamless and proves that the "blues" truly transcends musical styles. (Available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, etc).

https://johnmcdonald.hearnow.com/even-cowboys-get-the-blues

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ON A MAGNOLIA WIND

With On a Magnolia Wind, John has taken his music to a new level. Joined by a group of outstanding musicians, John has put together a collection of contemporary modern Americana classics and delivers them in his unique and compelling vocal style. Listen and enjoy the superior sound quality of this album that’s been called an instant classic. (Available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, etc).

https://johnmcdonald.hearnow.com/on-a-magnolia-wind

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ONE RED ROSE

One Red Rose is widely considered to be John's finest work to date. This is a tribute album to some of John's favorite song writers who have been taken from us over the last year. Again accompanied by a group of outstanding Athens, GA musicians, John's unique vocal talents take center stage in his interpretation of modern classics by John Prime, Guy Clark, Billie Joe Shaver and Leonard Cohen, complemented by his interpretaion of other clasics by Townes Van Zandt, Hank Williams and others. (Available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, etc May 1,2021). 

https://johnmcdonald.hearnow.com/one-red-rose