Episode 132: Jack Johnson

“You Can’t Control It”

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Jack Johnson is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter from Hawaii. He’s had four number one albums on the Billboard charts. In September 2017, he released his seventh album, All the Light Above It Too, and in this episode, Jack Johnson breaks down one of the songs from that album. It’s about parenting, politics, and the ocean. It’s called “You Can’t Control It.”

Buy or stream “You Can’t Control It” here.

Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

footnotes
Zach Gill
Robbie Lackritz
“Funky Drummer” – James Brown
“Wonderwall” – Oasis
OP-1 Synthesizer

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