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Johnny Showtime in 1986, performing on a radio show in Champaign, Ill., with the highlife band Bontuku (also pictured: Mitch Paliga, sax, and Jeff Helgesen, trumpet).
Back then they didn't call him Showtime -- they called him Jed, the Sheriff or Jesus.