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Santo and Johnny Biography
Santo & Johnny were an American rock and roll duo from Brooklyn.
Santo Farina was Johnny’s older brother. He played the lap steel guitar as a youth, and then taught Johnny to play the electric guitar. They began recording in 1959 with Trinity Records’ “Sleep Walk”, written with the help of their mother became a regional hit, and was then released nationally, becoming a #1 pop hit. The follow-up. “Tear Drop”, was another hit, though their LP, Santo & Johnny, was less successful.Genres: 60s, guitar, oldies, steel guitar.