He acted in the musical production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" at the Arie Crown Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
6' (1.83 m)
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I don't know why people are so surprised by my live performances. My approach is so simple; every song I sing, every story I tell, every move I make, must move the audience to laughter, tears, or inspiration. Otherwise, why do it? It's the communication. Singing well has always been important to me, but the most important factor is the connection to the audience.
He was the headlining performer at the Beverly Hills Supper Club, in Southgate, Kentucky, on the night of May 28, 1977. At approximately 9 PM that night, a fire began to rage through the club, eventually resulting in the deaths of 165 people. It was the second worst club fire in American history. John, fortunately, was not harmed.