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Big Sugar rolling in for Sarnia gig - The Observer

Article by Daniel Punch

It's not hard for Gordie Johnson to find inspiration in a place where Willie Nelson drives by in his golf cart.

The Canadian-born frontman for reggae-rockers Big Sugar moved to Texas a decade ago. There he found a culture that lined up perfectly with his approach to music and life.And it doesn't hurt running into Nelson and members of ZZ Top at an Austin-area recording studio.

I've got good role models walking around everywhere, Johnson said.

Moving down there was a natural progression.

But Johnson hasn't left Canada behind.

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