"John clearly possesses a knack for affecting songs with a firm sense of purpose."
- Lee Zimmerman - No Depression
“If John Cable had stayed in the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band we would have made some great recordings of his wonderful songs."
- John McEuen
John is a veteran musician who began his career in the late 60s. After serving as lead guitarist and vocalist for Texas country rock pioneers, Colours, John became a member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. In 1977, they became the first American band in history to perform in the Soviet Union. John became the first American to lecture at the Moscow Conservatory of Music on the history of Western Blues and Rock music.
John has performed on The Tonight Show, Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert, The Midnight Special, Austin City Limits and the Grand Ole Opry. He has performed in some of the great concert venues, as well, including Wolftrap, Carnegie Hall and Red Rocks.
John is currently playing and touring with John McEuen and The String Wizards.