The three favorite songs of John from other artists are "One" by U2, "God Only Knows" by Brian Wilson and any song by Leonard Cohen.
The name "Five For Fighting" was adopted from an ice hockey term which means a five-minute penalty for fighting with another player.
In November 2007, Ondrasik helped in the release of a CD compilation for US military troops. The CD contains 13 songs and included his single "100 Years". These songs are also available for free download by any US military member.
The song "The Riddle" became Ondrasik's third Top 40 Hit of his career. It reached No.40 on the Billboard Top 100 Chart.
The song "Sister Sunshine" is part of the movie soundtrack of Raising Helen.
Their song "Something About You" is part of the movie soundtrack of Win A Date With Tad Hamilton.
Their song "Superman" was featured in an episode of Journeyman called "Emily".
John Ondrasik was given the opportunity to fill in for legendary radio host Casey Kasem as he took the week off.
They released their album 'The Battle for Everything' on February 3, 2004.
The album "The Battle for Everything" debuted at number 20 on the Billboard 200 album chart.
The song "The Riddle" took them three years to write.
Their song "100 Years" was a retrospective during Katie Couric's last day as host of "NBC's Today show."
Their song '100 Years' was played on a commercial for JP Morgan Chase.
This is Five For Fighting's Discography.
Message for Albert-1997
The Battle for Everything-2004
Their song 'Superman (It's Not Easy)' became popular following the September 11, 2001 attacks.
In 1997, "Five For Fighting" released their debut album 'Message For Albert.'
"Five For Fighting" is with Sony Records.
John Ondrasik: To make a difference in someone's life through a song is a humbling experience and can provide inspiration and energy to continue the grind that is songwriting.