Road Block - Santo & Johnny - In The Still Of The Night
Label: Canadian-American Records - SCALP 1014 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Rock & Roll
They are known Stryper - Cant Stop the RockThe Collection 1984-1991 for their instrumental melody " Sleep Walk ", one of the biggest hits of the golden age of rock 'n' roll, which became a regional success and eventually scored the top of the Billboard pop chart when it was released nationally during At present, [ when? Johnny is also the president of Aniraf, Inc. After hearing a steel guitar by radio, he wrote to his wife, "I'd like the boys to learn to play this instrument".
Upon returning from World War IIthe boys' father found a music teacher who gave the boys steel guitar lessons. When Santo was a teenager, he was able to get a local music store to modify an acoustic guitarallowing him to play it like a steel guitar. Within two years, Santo was performing in amateur shows using a new Gibson six- string steel guitar and had started receiving lessons from a steel guitar teacher who had Northern Comfort - Children Of Bodom - Follow The Reaper in Hawaii.
By the age of fourteen, Santo was composing songs, and formed an instrumental trio with a guitarist and drummer. This trio appeared at local dances and parties, performing both original compositions and some Hawaiian standards. With money Santo made from these performances, he bought a Fender steel guitarone with three necks, each with eight strings. This allowed him to experiment even more, and he tried different tunings until he found ones that appealed to him.
When Johnny reached the age of twelve, he began to play accompaniment to Santo on Road Block - Santo & Johnny - In The Still Of The Night standard electric guitar. The brothers soon formed a duo and became rather popular in school, eventually performing at events in the New York boroughs.
They recorded a demonstration record that they circulated to local New York record companies. When Johnny turned 16, he told their father that they'd be quitting school to pursue a career as "rock stars," to which their father responded "The only stars are in the sky. The brothers wrote a song one night when they "couldn't sleep after playing a gig, and started jamming.
The brothers eventually came to the attention of a music publishing company and signed a songwriter's contract and eventually landed a recording contract with Canadian-American Records. Their first release, "Sleep Walk", was credited as being composed by the two brothers plus Santo's wife, Ann,  although Johnny later said that her Road Block - Santo & Johnny - In The Still Of The Night was put on by mistake.
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