mick johnson guitars

changing the world, one guitar at a time…

clients include . . .

The Shadows
Bruce Welch, Hank Marvin, Cliff Hall, Alan Jones, Mark Griffiths, Chas McDevitt, Jet Harris (RIP)
Fender USA
The Buddy Holly Foundation

Kasabian
The Who
Roger Daltrey
The Sweet

Andy Scott, Pete Lincoln
Marmalade
Sandy Newman
The Tremeloes
Rick Westwood
10 CC
Rick Fenn
Hogan's Heroes
Brian Hodgson
The Dubliners
Amy Winehouse
Dale Davis
Smokie
Mick McConnell
Yes
Steve Howe
Phil Kelly
Larry Miller
Gary Moore (RIP)
AC/DC
Malcolm Young
The Monkees
Davy Jones, Peter Tork
Elvis
James Burton
Toto
Steve Lukather
The La's
Jethro Tull
Martin Barre
Mike Berry
Marty Wilde
The Hollies

Allan Clarke
Uriah Heep
Mick Box, Trevor Bolder
Sailor
Phil Pickett
Mary Hopkin
Chris De Burgh



ACOUSTIC, ELECTRIC, BASS, CUSTOM BUILT TO YOUR SPEC, REPAIRS, RE-FRET, SET UP, PICKUPS, POTS, RE-SPRAYS, AMPS, CABS, KEYS, MIXERS, FX


A one-stop-shop for acoustic, electric and bass guitar building and repair. Everything from simple fret-dressing and set-ups to pickup replacement, invisible repairs of broken headstocks and custom built dream guitars.
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BRUCE WELCH


of The Shadows with his prized Johnson dreadnought specially made by Mick for his 60th birthday.

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Beautiful birdseye - the headstock of Bruce Welch's Johnson Strat.


ANDY SCOTT

of The Sweet with his "Jeff Beck Esquire" custom-made by Mick with a few tweaks to Andy's own specification.


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GRAHAM NASH
at The Royal Albert Hall
"Peggy Sue Got Married"



Mick was commissioned by the Buddy Holly Foundation to build this replica of Buddy's 1943 J45. The guitar,named "Peggy Sue Got Married", was presented to Allan Clarke of Hollies fame by Graham Nash - pictured - at The Royal Albert Hall Crosby/Nash 2011 concert.

You'll find a gallery of photos of the instrument on the guitars page.
More recently, Mick has completed several other instruments in this very special series for Roger Daltrey of The Who -"Oh Boy", Marty Wilde -"It Doesn't Matter Any More" and Mike Berry -"Tell Me How".

There are still more guitars to come for Hank Marvin -"You're The One" , and Bruce Welch -"Crying, Waiting, Hoping". Watch this space for further details . . .


MICK McCONNELL

of Smokie with his "Crash" Strat - painstakingly custom painted by Mick Johnson.

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MARTY WILDE
"It Doesn't Matter Any More"

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MIKE BERRY
"Tell Me How"

Two more in the series of Buddy Holly Foundation replica J 45 guitars mentioned above. As you can tell from the photographs - their respective owners are absolutely delighted