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Personality test: Singer Devon Allen Johnson

| Thursday, July 26, 2007 12:00 a.m

Devon Allen Johnson, the lead singer for country-rock band Ruff Creek, has led the band from a small local act in 1997 to a sought-after group that plays throughout Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio and has opened for some national artists.

Johnson, 32, of Marianna, Washington County, performs nearly 200 shows per year with Ruff Creek.

The star who would play me in the movie version of my life:

Jim Carrey. My life could only be played by someone who finds humor in any situation.

The Rat Packer I most identify with is:

A. Frank Sinatra

B. Sammy Davis Jr.

C. Dean Martin

D. Peter Lawford

C. Dean Martin. He was just smooth when he wanted, and tough when he needed to be.

If the TV is on at 2 a.m., I’m watching:

“Law & Order” or some kind of crime drama.

Choose one:

A.American Idol

B.Dancing with the Stars

C. Last Comic Standing

C. “Last Comic Standing.” Laughing keeps me sane.

After a long day, I like to relax with a:


B.Cold beer


D. Herbal tea

D. Herbal tea — just to help me wind down.

My required snack in a movie theater is:

Sour Patch Kids

If I was auditioning for “American Idol,” my song would be:

“Copperhead Road”

The first band I saw in concert:

The Eagles reunion tour when I was in high school at the Post-Gazette Pavilion.

Choose a Demi:

A. “Ghost” Demi

B. “Striptease” Demi

C. “One Crazy Summer” Demi

D. “G.I. Jane” Demi

C. “One Crazy Summer.” I loved that movie.

The person I’m most often mistaken for:

Tim McGraw, although I don’t understand why.

Choose one:

A The Beatles

B. The Rolling Stones

B. The Rolling Stones, simply more my style.

The worst advice I ever received:

Try this, you’ll like it.

In high school I was:

Friends with everybody.

The most famous person I ever became friends with:

Peter Taglianetti of the Stanley Cup Penguins.

Chose one:


B. Tenille

B. The captain and I don’t get along.

My most recent eBay purchase:

“Reflections” painting of the Vietnam Memorial.

My most treasured fashion accessory is:

My doo-rag.

Pick a cheese product:

A.Cheez Whiz



D. Mac N Cheese

D. Mac N Cheese. Why, it’s the cheesiest, of course.

Pick a Jessica:

A. Alba

B. Biel

C. Tandy

D. Rabbit

B. Biel. I’ve liked her since “Summer Catch.”

If I wasn’t a singer, I’d be:

An engineer. I love to build and create things.

The last book I read:

“The Zodiac”

A book I bought and have been intending to read for the longest time:

My Time-Life Civil War collection.

My favorite website:

E-bay. I buy everything from there.

My most memorable fashion mistake:

Brought two left boots to a gig out of town.

My favorite TV reality show:

“American Chopper.” Those guys crack me up, and they build slick bikes.

If I could live my life as someone else, it would be:

Johnny Depp. The chicks dig him.

My favorite “bad” movie is:

“Revenge of the Nerds”

My first job:

I set pins at a local bowling alley when I was 12.

My worst job:

Sampling ground water wells.

Pick one:

A. Miracle Whip


A. Miracle Whip: You know a sandwich just isn’t a sandwich.

Pick one:

A. David Letterman

B. Jay Leno

C. Conan O’Brien

D. Craig Ferguson

B. Jay Leno, got to love the JAW.

Life would be better without:

MySpace and text messaging. I use them both, but they have taken away all the personal communication.

If I could tour with any two bands, they would be:

Dave Matthews or Keith Urban

I never travel without my:

Baseball hat. I always like something on my head.

People would be surprised to know that I:

Have a degree in history and study it still.

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