Singer, Songwriter, Author, Activist
A ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’ Life
Born into an impoverished family in a small coal mining town in West Virginia, young John Ellison started on a difficult career path as a musician that would pose unforseeable challenges. In 1967, he wrote what would become one of the most famous songs in the history of popular music.
Some Kind of Wonderful: The John Ellison Story gives readers a detailed glimpse into a life filled with hardship & racism. Through it all, John survives, finds love, and earns acceptance among his peers as a respected songwriter and performing artist.