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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

The day Kenny Chesney came to Johnson leads to a new recording


Amanda C. Druffel

JOHNSON - In the late spring of 1995, a Druffel farmhouse near Johnson received a knock at the door.

A production company was in the area location-scouting for a music video.

The visitors said they liked the look of the house and porch, and wondered if they may film a young singer on it, from Tennessee, by the name of Kenny Chesney.

The Druffels agreed and the video was shot for the song "Me and You."

It would be years before the artist's name would register across the country.

Included in the video were the late John Druffel and his wife Alma Druffel – walking up a Colton sidewalk hand...

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