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Johnny Barranco - Deep Praises


Born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1951, Johnny Barranco grew up in Jackson, Mississippi where he began his music career.


Johnny’s list of music industry credits is impressive. He toured with Barry Manilow, singing back-up vocals, and played guitar on Manilow’s platinum Mandy album. From 1980 to 1990, he was one of New York’s top ten jingle singers, with solo credits on commercials for Burger King, Diet Pepsi, U.S. Army Reserve (“Be All That You Can Be”), Publisher’s Clearing House (“The House Where Dreams Come True”), McDonalds (“You Deserve A Break Today”), Juicy Fruit Gum (“The Taste is Gonna Move Ya”), and many more. 

Johnny’s writing credits are equally impressive: theme songs for daytime TV soap operas “The Edge of Night” and “Search For Tomorrow,” as well as jingles for Nabisco, Tropicana, Sealtest, AT&T, and DeBeers’ diamonds. In 2004, Johnny and Paul Overstreet co-wrote the Ricky Skaggs hit single "Halfway Home Cafe."

Johnny is often heard saying, “Jesus will take you just as you are, but loves you too much to leave you that way.” That, in a nutshell, is what Johnny Barranco is all about. Teaching others about Jesus’ love for them and showing them the path to become all that the Creator intended them to be.


Track favorites: “GRACIOUS WORDS,” “QUITTIN’ TIME,” and “HOLY ONE.