John has two nicknames. One is Rocker and the other is Lodgy.
John believes that music is not something from which you retire as it is a part of you.
John and Justin have performed at numerous charitable events together.
John believes that The Moody Blues' stage performances are what forged a sense of unity among the band members and helped define the band's purpose.
During the time The Moody Blues were on hiatus in 1975, John and fellow Moody Blues band member, Justin Hayward, collaborated on the recording of the album entitled Blue Jays for which they also made an extensive tour in England.
John co-wrote the song entitled Gemini Dream with fellow band member, Justin Hayward, and they both won an ASCAP songwriting award for it.
John won and ASCAP songwriting award for the songs entitled Isn't Life Strange and I'm Just a Singer (in a Rock and Roll Band).
John joined The Moody Blues in 1966.
When Ray Thomas and Mike Pinder decided to move to London, John remained in Birmingham to complete his college education.
At the age of 15, John formed a band entitled El Riot and the Rebels with future Moody Blues band members, Ray Thomas and Mike Pinder.
John produced a California red wine called Krisemma in 2002.
John and Kristen have a daughter named Emily who was born in 1970 and a son named Kristian who was born in 1972.
John married Kristen in 1968.
John sings, writes songs, and plays the bass guitar.
John is the youngest of the original Moody Blues band members.
John was an Engineering student at the Birmingham College of Advanced Technology.
John attended Birches Green Junior School, Central Grammar School.