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Carolyn Dawn Johnosn Makes Things Complicated in Canada with Miranda Lambert

Since Miranda was in Canada, she found it fitting to bring out one of her idols; an artist who has been on Miranda’s tours for over a year as a member of her band. Carolyn Dawn Johnson is one of Canada’s finest, and she made a special spotlight appearance to perform one of Miranda’s favorite songs, “Complicated“. The two sang the song as a duet, complementing each other extraordinarily well.. READ MORE!


Carolyn Dawn Johnson

Taylor Swift made a visit to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on August 18th and she surprised the crowd by singing Carolyn Dawn Johnson’s “Complicated.” The fans were thrilled and sang along with Taylor! Carolyn, who was at her home in Nashville, was sent messages and video from the show via twitter. CDJ said it that is was “an honor and beautiful surprise” to see Taylor perform her song! Watch a video of her performance here!


St. Albert Gazette

By Anna Borowiecki | St. Albert Gazette

Yowsers, can that girl belt it out.

Even before Carolyn Dawn Johnson had bounded onto the Arden stage this past Friday night, the sold-out house was cheering her on.

She wasn’t just another singer on a road stop flogging a new album. The Nashville-based Westlock transplant was family.

Johnson had returned home to the “old stomping grounds,” and an applause-heavy red carpet was laid out for Johnson and her four sidemen — Ricky Free (drums), Cory Ishee (guitar), Nolan Werner (bass) and Derek Wells (mandolin).

Although the country singer had temporarily hung up her spurs for four years, she still knew how to work the country crowd, delivering a lyrical catalogue that focused on love, family and domesticity. Read the rest of this entry »


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By Jeff Dedekker – Leader Post

Carolyn Dawn Johnson proudly wears the label of singer-songwriter and she’s not prepared to put one part of her career on hold for the other.

Johnson, who is scheduled to play the Casino Regina Show Lounge on Wednesday, loves both aspects of her career equally.

“Yes, I definitely love both sides of it,” said Johnson in a recent telephone interview from her Nashville home. “I like to be the songwriter who gets to stay home and I like to go out there and play for people. I feel like writing these songs and then never getting a chance for them to be heard would be a shame. I love to go out there and sing them.

“I’m proud of this record and I want people to hear it. I hope people will be affected by these songs when I sing them live.”

Johnson released Love Rules on Aug. 10, her first album after a three-year sabbatical to start a family with her husband Matt Fisher.

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