Arlo Guthrie & John
John at the 2017 Christmas party with one of his uke groups
In the teaching studio
Making his first guitar circa 1970
In Bangkok with Molly Meldrum
MC ing Katoomba Folk Festival
Rebuilding a valuable vintage banjo
John & his cat Rattles after a long night
With Bluesman Shaun Kirk
Glad she's asleep
A couple of the festivals John ran in1970 while living in New Zealand, with artists like Chuck Berry & Bo Diddley
Did long hair suit anybody?
The John Miner Dixie Jazz Band (still going today after 25 years-without John)
Apollo 15 astronaut Col Jim Irwin presenting John with a signed photo of the moon landing
Cross Country Band Circa 1971
John in a suit (who would have thought), with actor Leonard Teale
John teaching himself to repair guitars photographed in his music shop circa 1970.
More Dixeland Jazz
John & John Denver spent some time together at Smokey
Dawson's ranch, he got John's autograph for his wife Kate.
John's short-lived movie career as a barman in the movie "wake in fright".
When living in Cairns John spent some time taking photos for the Cairns post here are two Pro Hart & Stevie Wonder.
He also tuned the pianos for the visiting artists that came to town like INXS & Peter Allan.
Main Work Bench
While living in New Zealand in 1970 John was a travelling salesman for the Fender USA Music agents. Here he is with his new banjo, & company car.
The Sunshine Coast Uke festival
The making of the mini doco "The Banjo Luthier"
John McGrath owner McGrath Real Estate
Tom Hopkins best a selling author & One of America's top Real Estate salespeople.
Mark Hughes founder of Herbalife.
John & Kate were Herbalife's top distributors for the world in July 1981 & were invited to Mark's home for dinner.
E James (Jim) Rohn & wife Yvonne with John & Kate. Jim was John's Mentor for many years & shouted them breakfast on this occasion.
He also trained Anthony Robbins.
John & Kate Miner with Og Mandino He wrote the bestselling book "The Greatest Salesman in the World". His books have sold over 50 million copies