Johnny McElhone

John Francis "Johnny" McElhone (born 21 April 1963, Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scottish guitarist and songwriter.

He has played with three bands who have all enjoyed a Top 20 presence in the UK Singles Chart; Altered Images, Hipsway and Texas. Two of those groups (Altered Images and Texas) have had Top 20 UK Albums Chart hits.

McElhone contributed the musical part of co-writing the bulk of Texas's material.

He is the son of Scottish Labour Party politicians Frank and Helen McElhone. He is the father of child actor Jack McElhone, who co-starred with Gerard Butler and Emily Mortimer in the 2004 film Dear Frankie.


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