Johnny Butts is a native of Cape Breton Island
and he has the warm, rich vocal ability associated with so many
of the island's other artists.
In his first album release, many of the songs
relate to growing up in less than ideal circumstances and struggling
to survive. Born in Glace Bay, Johnny’s talent was recognized
from a very young age and he was a popular performer during his
Like so many of the people from the east
coast, Johnny left his home as a young man in search of opportunity
and ultimately, formed his own successful business in Ontario. Never
having abandoned his music, however, he is a popular entertainer
at a variety of venues in southern Ontario. Despite his Ontario
successes, he still lives by the credo that “home is where
the heart is” and his heart is still very much in the Maritimes.
He is now returning to his roots with "Cape Breton Calling,"
an album rich in variety, styles and memorable lyrics.