Rock and blues singer who was a member of the band Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, the group that released the album I Don't Want to Go Home in 1976.
He attended Neptune High School in New Jersey.
Johnny is considered the Grandfather of Jersey rock 'n' roll music, which was known as the New Jersey Sound.
He ended a marriage with his wife in the 1990s after the death of his father.
His producer Steve Van Zandt, who was also an E Street Band guitarist, had a starring role in David Chase's The Sopranos.