Country singer Smilin' Johnnie has traveled seven million miles in cars, airplanes, boats, an oil truck, snowmachines, and dog team, entertaining Canadians for 60 years. He's still on the road.
Smilin' Johnnie has been entertaining Canadians for more than 60 years. His traditional country and western music has taken him all across Canada, covering seven million miles by all modes of transport. For the past 46 years he has been accompanied by Eleanor Dahl, who is his stage partner as well as his wife. They have dozens of tapes and CDs recorded in the basement of their bungalow near Yorkton, Saskatchewan. Most of them are songs they have written - Smilin' Johnnie writes the lyrics, Eleanor the music.