Born in New York but raised in California, John H Myers had his first taste of show business as a psychedelic poster artist at Bill Graham’s legendary Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco during the 1960s. He moved to London in the early 1970s and worked as a graphic designer in the pop music field before changing tracks to struggle as a singer under the name Johnny M. During this time he also worked in Discurio, a Mayfair record shop where he first met Jim Clark, a keen record collector. Johnny went on to some success in the jazz field and eventually became an actor. While working in a West End musical with composer Denis King, he heard Denis talking about Jim and the two became reacquainted. Johnny submitted an idea to Filmfax Magazine of an interview with Jim about his direction of the Vincent Price horror film Madhouse. When Filmfax expressed interest, Johnny interviewed Jim and the piece was published. About a year later Jim approached Johnny and asked if he’d be interested in helping him with his book. Dream Repairman is the result of that collaboration.

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