Project Description

About Sam Johnson

Catch Sam on the 80’s Rewind every Saturday, 7pm – 9pm, playing the biggest and best hits from the 80’s! Sam is the resident musician of YO1 Radio and loves nothing more than sharing his passion for music on air.  

Sam Johnson’s Quick Questions 

Any hobbies? 

Finding new tv and film, videography, piano playing and music writing (though that one is also my job!)  

What inspires you? 

Finding a new artist or genre 

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? 


What would the name of your debut album be? 

Currently writing one, can’t give the title away just yet! Haha 

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would play the lead role as you? 

Jack Black 

You have written a biography – what is it called?  

“No, not that Samuel Johnson” 

Your favourite holiday destination and why? 

Edinburgh – big whiskey fan! 

Your funniest / best joke? 

What’s the best thing about Switzerland? 

I don’t know, but the flag is a big plus! 

Tell us THREE facts about yourself that others might not know 

My dad has played a dame in panto 

I once dressed as Henry VII to perform a rendition of Greensleeves (aged 8) 

I got the chance to meet Jamie Cullum a few years ago 

Your Favourite THREE films? 


Monsters Inc 

School Of Rock 

Your Favourite THREE songs? 

Sinatra – My Kind of Town 

Carole King – You’ve Got A Friend 

Boy Meets Girl – Waiting For A Star To Fall

Your Favourite place in YORK and the surrounding area?  

Theatre@41, Monkgate