John Batdorf is a singer-songwriter solo artist and one half of Las Vegas Rock and Roll Hall Of Famers folk-rock duo Batdorf & Rodney. He’s also a successful film and TV composer, session vocalist, and inspirational musician in the substance recovery community.
In his four-decade career, he’s worked with icons such as Ahmet Ertegun, David Geffen, Clive Davis, Rod Stewart, Donna Summer, Dwight Yoakum, David Lee Roth, and Mötley Crüe, plus many others. In the realm of film and TV incidental music, he’s lent his voice and compositional skills to beloved shows such as Tom and Jerry Kids, Garfield and Friends, Touched By An Angel, Promised Land, Doctor, Doctor, and Book of Days.
With legendary Utah-based singer, composer, and filmmaker, Michael McLean, under Batdorf & McLean, he’s launched a unique substance abuse survival platform, and released the CD Soundtrax2Recovery . Batdorf has also released new music collaboratively with his old partner Mark Rodney, and with James Lee Stanley.
Since 2004, he’s released five solo albums on his own imprint, BATMAC MUSIC . His latest, Beep Beep, is a joyous and uplifting album that harkens back to his early inspiration of discovering music via The Beatles.